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AMU Featured in PBS Piece on Catholic College Identity

Saturday, October 26, 2013

What does it mean for a school to be Catholic? “This is a university that’s founded on biblical truth, on scripture, and on the sacramental richness of the Catholic Church,” says Ave Maria University President Jim Towey. But according to Rev. Kevin O’Brien, vice president for ministry and mission at Georgetown University, “What we did 50 years ago to promote our identity does not suffice today because the world is different and our students and faculty are different.”

Click here to see President Jim Towey and AMU students explain their view of a Catholic university.

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Ave Maria University to Host Annual FOCUS Training Next Spring

Friday, October 25, 2013

Ave Maria University is proud to announce that the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) will hold its annual training on campus next summer.

The FOCUS training, which draws 500 young missionaries to the AMU campus, will be held from May 27 through July 6, 2014. About 40 of the young men and women may choose to remain on campus for a silent retreat that runs through July 13. AMU first partnered with FOCUS for their annual training earlier this summer.

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Naples Daily News editorial praises AMU Mother Teresa Project

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The Naples Daily News praised Ave Maria University's Mother Teresa Project in their October 15th editorial. Follow the link below to view the article.

NDN editorial, Oct. 15.

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Ave Maria University to Become Home of Mother Teresa Project, Museum

Thursday, October 10, 2013

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"Ave Maria University Reduces Tuition to Ease Burden on Families"

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Catholic News Agency, one of the fastest growing Catholic news providers to the English speaking world, released an article on AMU's recent tuition reduction announcement. Please follow the link below to access the article.

 

Ave Maria University reduces tuition to ease burden on families

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President Towey a Panelist in Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Discussion in Dallas

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Ave Maria University President Jim Towey will be one of the panelists in a discussion Thursday in Dallas about the importance of the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and its implications for church-state relations.
The Southern Methodist University Center for Presidential History will present a conversation with every director of that office. President Towey worked in the George W. Bush administration. Other speakers include other former directors John DiIulio, Joshua DuBois, Jay Hein and Melissa Rogers.
The event will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in McCord Auditorium of Dallas Hall on the SMU Campus.
In 2001, President George W. Bush established the Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives. He tasked it with helping the federal government coordinate a national effort to equip and expand the work of faith-based and community organizations to better meet the social needs of America's communities. This office, now known as the Office of Faith based and Neighborhood Partnerships, has continued under the executive leadership of President Obama. This symposium will explore the importance of this Office as part of the 21st century presidency and its implications for church-state relations.

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President Towey Talks Obamacare Lawsuit, Pope Francis and More with Drew Steele

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

President Jim Towey was featured on the Daybreak with Drew Steele Podcast on Sept. 24. President Towey spoke about the recent Obamacare Lawsuit, Pope Francis, and Ave Maria University's Tuition Reduction Plan for 2014-15. Follow the link below to listen to the Podcast.

 

Daybreak with Drew Steele - Fox News 92.5

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Ave Maria University Featured in Cardinal Newman Society Article

Friday, September 20, 2013

The news of Ave Maria University's new tuition plan for 2014-15 was published on The Cardinal Newman Society website on Sept. 20. Follow the link below to access the article.

 

Ave Maria University Slashes Price by 22 Percent by Kelly Conroy, The Cardinal Newman Society

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George Weigel to Speak at Ave Maria University

Friday, September 20, 2013

George Weigel will speak at Ave Maria University on Sept. 20 in honor of Michael Novak's 80th birthday. Weigel recently published "The Christ-Centered Pope" to the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC) website. The link to the article is below.

 

"The Christ-Centered Pope" by George Weigel

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Ave Maria University's Tuition Reduction Plan News Articles

Friday, September 20, 2013

The 2014-15 Tuition Reduction Plan announced by AMU President Jim Towey on Thursday, Sept. 19 was featured by multiple news outlets. Please follow the links below to access the articles.

 

Ave Maria University announces dramatic cut in tuition for 2014 school year (Naples Daily News)

Ave Maria University to reduce tuition by 22 percent (Fort Myers News-Press)

Ave Maria University Slashes Price by 22 Percent (The Cardinal Newman Society)

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