Breaking the Cycle

When Martin Ganda '07 CLAS was growing up in poverty in...

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Baby Steps to Brighter Futures

Teen moms are everywhere these days, from reality TV shows...

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My VILLANOVA Story

You probably know Bert Jacobs '87 A&S through his company,...

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My VILLANOVA Story

Wildcats football great and recently retired NFL superstar...

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Feet Pray Love

Tom Costello '69 COE was once, in his own words, so...

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Friar in the Kitchen

The Rev. Joseph Mostardi, OSA, '72 A&S loves going from...

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As Good as His Word

"If I can do anything for you, let me know." Everyone says...

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Going Green

Natalie Flinn CLAS'14, had a passion for a greener, cleaner...

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Barbara Purnell-Small

Barbara Purnell-Small '10 MS had her work cut out for her. ...

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What Ignites Change?

What is it about Villanova that creates this experience, this atmosphere, this community that calls people to ignite change? Maybe it's a mentor, a classmate or a class project. Perhaps it's a student organization, study or service abroad, or a Villanova tradition. Thousands of Villanovans make a difference in the world each and every day. So our question to you, Wildcats, is this: What Ignites Change?

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Has Villanova inspired you to ignite change in the world? Are you a Villanovan, or do you know one, who is accomplishing extraordinary things because of the Villanova experience? We're collecting stories about how the Villanova journey provides inspiration to ignite change. Start your story submission below. Or check out other stories here.

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What Makes Us Distinctive?

What sets Villanova University apart is our Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition, which is the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. Villanova prepares students to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.