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The Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development recently launched Leaders of the Knight—a leadership training program for Neumann University team captains and leaders.

ISSCD Launches Leaders of the Knight

October 19, 2017

The Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development recently launched Leaders of the Knight—a leadership training program for Neumann University … Read More 

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Building character through sports

with Kevin Sloan

Kevin Sloan, Head Men’s Soccer Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director at Neumann University, tells us about how his character was developed through his athletic experiences. Read More 

A significant sports memory

with Evelyn Bennett

Evelyn Bennett, accomplished tennis athlete, runner, and equestrian, discusses her most significant sports memory, and the impact it had on her personal and athletic development. Read More 

On his Neumann experience

with Scott Hammell

Scott Hammell, a student-athlete and now Club Baseball Head Coach and Residence Life Coordinator, tells the story of his Neumann … Read More 

Commitment & forgiveness

with Dr. Ramona Palmerio-Roberts

Dr. Ramona Palmerio-Roberts, Assitant Professor of Psychology at Neumann University, discusses her life, work, and faith in this talk titled “Commitment & Forgiveness.” Read More 

Win or lose, be humble

with Keith Primeau

Keith Primeau, a former captain of the Philadelphia Flyers who skated with the club from 1999 to 2006, received our first Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development Award in 2011. In his acceptance speech, Keith tells us a lesson he learned from one coach in particular: always be humble. Read More 

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Empowering Resiliency

November 6, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Marco Sifoni Edited By: Lee DelleMonache When times are tough we tend to fall down but, as many … Read More 

Students involved in Mission and Ministry at Neumann University recently spent time at the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

Summer Service ft. Jen Sieminski

July 11, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Jen Sieminski, a rising sophomore on the Neumann University softball team, recently put aside her cleats as she picked up a … Read More 

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BEAUTY IS THE WORDLESS SERMON

“Beauty is a wordless sermon on the mystery of the Divine Presence in our world. The appearance of beauty and our ability to receive it is a revelation of God in our lives. Beauty is one of the faces of God. It is God’s memory of all that is holy and good, faithful and true. It has the power to heal, restore, comfort. Beauty is God’s way of reminding us of our own beauty.” Macrina Wiederkehr