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Alumni Spotlight: Bridget Lappert Salisbury

Position: Communications Associate at The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty Year of Graduation: 2012 Major/Emphasis: Entertainment Media/ Emphasis in Producing     Could you describe what your job entails? I’m on the in-house communications team at The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a non-profit, public interest law firm in Washington, DC that protects the religious freedom of people of all …

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Alumni Spotlight: Giovanny Miranda

Position: Jr Real Estate Developer at Lyon Living Year of Graduation: 2016 Major/Emphasis: Business, Leadership Current Project: www.livethefields.com Could you describe what your job entails? I work for the real estate developer Lyon Living, on a project in northern California.  My current project, called “The Fields,” consists of four multi-use apartment buildings and a 200 room hotel.  We are currently …

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A Culmination of Skills: Graduating Students Tackle Final Projects

The following short films and documentaries are Senior Projects and MBA Thesis Projects of students at John Paul the Great Catholic University graduating in 2017.  Both undergraduate and graduate students at JPCatholic must complete an extensive project that builds upon all the skills they have learned in their studies. Please use the links provided to learn more about each project.  To learn …

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Connected to Humanity: Olivia Nelson’s Hollywood Story

— By Hannah Dorss– Olivia Nelson graduated from John Paul the Great Catholic University with a Communications Media degree in 2015. After working in Hollywood for a year, she is now living and working in Georgia, where she is currently co-writing a children’s film. Olivia Nelson loves working in the film industry not because it’s a glamorous lifestyle, but because …

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Alumni Spotlight: Caroline Harvey

Position: Director of Discipleship and Evangelization at St. Mary Parish, Menomonee Falls, WI Year of Graduation: 2014     Could you describe what your job entails? What is the most rewarding part of it? My role at the parish is to oversee all discipleship and evangelization initiatives–to ensure that the parish is seeking, forming, and sending disciples. Practically speaking, I …

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Soul: Creating a Climate of Unity at JPCatholic

— By Hannah Dorss — SOUL, the campus apostolate for John Paul the Great Catholic University, serves the important role of leading students in their spiritual journeys and fostering unity among them. Though still a small group of about a dozen or two members, SOUL—which stands for “Spirit of Unity and Love”—actively tends to the spiritual needs of JPCatholic’s students …

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A New Nest for the Pelican Clan

— By Hannah Dorss — John Paul the Great Catholic University’s most recent accomplishment is the opening of a Student Center on Grand Avenue across from the school’s academic building. JPCatholic students are in a buzz over this newly built and furnished space where they will be able to study, have meetings, chat, and hang out. Kevin Meziere, head of …

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How Acting Drew Me to God: A Reflection on the Acting Program at JPCatholic

— By Hannah Dorss — Bible scholar N.T. Wright from the University of Saint Andrew in Scotland encouraged artists to recognize the relationship between art and theology, by integrating the two and celebrating creation’s goodness, brokenness, and redemption through art. At John Paul the Great Catholic University, that’s exactly what both the teachers and students do in the acting program. …