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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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Lessons learned through sports

with Joe Gorman

Joseph Gorman, M.B.A., CPA, Vice President for Finance and Administration at Neumann University, shares his thoughts on the lessons that can be learned through sports. 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 

On Philadelphia hockey fans

with Jim Watson

Jim Watson, NHL Stanley Cup winner with the Philadelphia Flyers, talks about his experience of the ever-growing population of ice hockey fans in the Philadelphia area. Read More 

On the significance of experiencing setbacks

with Evelyn Bennett

Evelyn Bennett, accomplished tennis athlete, runner, and equestrian, she shares with us the powerful moments, lessons, and learning that can come from experiencing setbacks in your athletic experiences. Read More 

On the love of the game

with Jim Watson

Loving the game and enjoying the activity of play is a huge part of athletics. Here, Jim Watson, NHL Stanley Cup winner with the Philadelphia Flyers, shares with us the importance of having a love of the game. Read More 

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KEEPING LOSS IN PERSPECTIVE

“Some of God’s greatest gifts are his refusals,” remarked Theresa Grentz, coach of the 1992 U.S. women’s Olympic basketball team, when asked by a reporter, “How will you deal with this (gold medal) loss personally for the rest of your life?” Grentz, a basketball standout on Immaculata University’s national championship teams of the 1970s, remembered that remark from one of the sisters who tought her at Cardinal O’Hara High School.