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Bethlehem University and Virginia Wesleyan Students Connect Virtually

February 28, 2024

In an inspiring display of cross-cultural exchange, the student ambassadors from Bethlehem University recently had the unique opportunity to engage in a virtual meeting with counterparts from Virginia Wesleyan University in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. The meeting brought these two groups together for an enriching discussion on shared interests, cultural perspectives, and political challenges. The virtual…

From El Pais: Cardinal Filoni, Leader of EOHSJ, Calls for Ceasefire

February 26, 2024

Trusted by the Pope, Cardinal Fernando Filoni is head of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. In this article from El Pais, he describes the need for a ceasefire to lay the foundation for reconciliation. The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre works through the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem to support causes…

BU Faculty of Nursing Excel at American Heart Association Healthcare Forum

February 21, 2024

Bethlehem University participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Healthcare Forum 2024, held in Dubai from January 26-28, 2024. This event brought together healthcare leaders, innovators, and experts from across the MENA region. The forum delved into the latest AHA programs, discussing recent updates and advancements in resuscitation and…

Start of Spring Semester ’24

February 5, 2024

Bethlehem University started the spring semester today. BU continues to operate in a hybrid situation, with campus open for students and faculty that can safely make it for classes. However, more students were spotted on campus today thanks to Bethlehem University’s effort to make learning accessible during these unstable times.   BU’s Student Senate has…

In Memoriam: Long-serving Member of the BU International Board of Regents

February 5, 2024

Professor Count Agostino Borromeo Dear Bethlehem University Community, It was with great sadness that the death of Agostino Boromeo was announced on February 4, 2024. Agostino was, above all, a cultured gentleman who served The Church with dignity, integrity and dedication. He served with high office – and he served the poor.   He was former Governor…

Greetings from Brother Hernán Santos, Vice Chancellor of BU

January 29, 2024

A January Message Dear Friends, I thought of you, our supporters, and about Bethlehem University when I and other Catholic university leaders heard Pope Francis say, “human beings have values and these need to be respected. This is perhaps the finest and greatest thing about your universities” while attending “The University and The Church” conference earlier this month. …