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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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Alumni Company Connects Authors & Readers

— By Hannah Dorss — Upliterate is an online platform that connects up-and-coming authors and readers through stories. The company started in the Launchpad Program at John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2014. Upliterate’s business model serves both authors and readers in a unique way. It gives authors a place to post their work, gain an audience, and gauge …

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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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Early: A Reflection on Miscarriage & the Dignity of Life

This post was originally published on the blog “Timmerie: Catholic Speaker and Radio Host.” Timmerie Millington, who runs the blog, is a JPCatholic graduate who works at Life Choice Crisis Pregnancy Center and is the co-host of the Catholic Answers radio show “Hearts and Minds” with Trent Horn. This is a guest post by my dear friend Michelle Pallisco who works …

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Alumna Works at Pro-Life Crisis Pregnancy Center

JPCatholic Alumna Timmerie Millington speaks on her experience re-branding Life Choices Crisis Pregnancy Center, where she works as the Director of Education and Outreach. Timmerie graduated from JPCatholic with a Communications Media degree focusing on New Evangelization in 2013.  She went on to earn her M.A. in Biblical Theology from JPCatholic in 2015.  Timmerie is also a Catholic Speaker and the …

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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. …