Donnelly College Blog

Justin O’Shea Cavazos '24

Konnichiwa (“Hello” in Japanese)! Class of 2024 alumnus Justin O’Shea Cavazos has been accepted into the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program.

Perla and Ayleen Grijalva study together with a laptop in Donnelly's bistro.

Some may remember Perla Grijalva from a 2022 Donnelly mailing. An exciting update is that Perla’s daughter, Ayleen, is pursuing a degree at Donnelly as well.

Nursing student at Donnelly College smiling

Choosing Hope at Donnelly

November 28, 2023

During this season of giving, consider a donation to Donnelly. Not only do your dollars help our students today, but they also spread hope for generations to come.

Dr. John Murry, Donnelly's fifth president

Remembering Dr. John Murry

November 20, 2023

Donnelly’s fifth president, Dr. John Murry, 89, passed away on April 20, 2023. He was respected and loved by faculty, staff and students alike.

Father John Melnick, SSA

Father John Melnick, SSA, 62, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023. Read on for shared memories and remembrances from former students and coworkers.

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann

On April 22, over 200 guests gathered in Donnelly’s new academic building for the...

Pope Francis and Nuclear Arms

February 16, 2021

Did you know Monsignor Stuart Swetland, president of Donnelly College, is a f...

Building demo

A Changed Skyline

January 25, 2021

Donnelly's former academic building (read more about the history and future plans f...

Just before Christmas, demolition began on Donnelly's former academic bui...

Donnelly's former academic building.

The Next 100 Years

November 30, 2020

The community is preparing to say goodbye to an old friend -- a structure that has serv...

Say Say Than with Campus Minsitry

Meet a 2020 Dragon Scholar

November 12, 2020

Say Say Than is currently in her junior year working toward a bachelor&r...

Geovany Alvarado Portrait

Enjoying Our Moments

September 22, 2020

Are you missing the opportunity to travel during Covid-19? If so, you can relive an eye...

Entry Sign

It's official! Donnelly is now operating out of our new academic building, our&nbsp...

Exterior Cross on Building

One of the two exterior signs has been placed on the building. The cross faces the Sout...

Wow, the new academic building is progressing quickly! The natural light will make...

The Donnelly College community is saddened to hear that some crew members who have work...

We are grateful that our campus improvements are able to continue in the wake of the Co...

Plans by the window

Campus Construction Update #7

February 24, 2020

Our amazing crews remain on time and on budget through the difficult winter months.&nbs...

Exterior shot of windows

The cold weather has not slowed down our dedicated and talented crews. They are working...

Electrical installation

It's week 31 of construction on the new academic building and it is really taking s...

Level concrete on 2nd floor

Excel Constructors and dozens of sub-contractors have shifted much of their work to the...

Welding on new building

Construction Update # 3 - October 15, 2019  It's week 24 of constructi...

Construction photo

Campus Construction Update #2

September 11, 2019

Construction Update # 2 - September 11, 2019  To learn more about upcoming...

New building

Construction Update # 1 - August 8, 2019  Campus is transforming before our eye...