Charter/Sponsorship Day

seal-1Charter/Sponsorship Day is the celebration of Neumann University’s founding. The charter to establish the college was signed in March 1965, and when the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia opened the campus in September 1965, the total enrollment was 115 female students. Today, the university educates nearly 2,500 students and has graduated more than 15,400 alumni. Happy 55th, NU!


Schedule of Events for Tuesday, March 17, 2020

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

Lobby, Bachmann Main Building and Lobby, Rocco Abessinio Building

11:30 am

Eucharistic Liturgy

Our Lady of Angels Chapel Rev. Thomas Betz, OFM Cap, Celebrant

1:30 pm

Rocco A. ’79 and Mary F. Abessinio Endowed Lecture
in Management and Entrepreneurship

Meagher Theatre, Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center
Hosted by the Neumann University School of Business

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2:30 pm

Cake Celebration

Dining Hall, Bruder Life Center and Lobby, Bachmann Main Building

6:00 pm

Alumni Awards

Meagher Theatre, Bruder Life Center
Reception immediately following in the
Student Multipurpose Hall, John J. Mullen Communications Center

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8:00 pm


Dining Hall, Bruder Life Center