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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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Tuning up

with Dr. Joe Glass

Dr. Joseph Glass, Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts at Neumann University, discusses his life, work and faith during one of our Faith Hope + Lunch sessions. Read More 


with Dennis Murphy

Dennis Murphy, former Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs at Neumann University, discusses his life, work and faith in a talk titled “Sacrifice.” Read More 

On his favorite sports memories

with Jim Watson

The staff of the Institute had the good fortune to sit down with Jim Watson, NHL Stanley Cup winner with the Philadelphia Flyers. Here, he shares with us his favorite moments from his playing career. Read More 

Work hard, stay humble

with Jim Watson

Jim Watson, NHL Stanley Cup winner with the Philadelphia Flyers, tells us about the importance of working hard and staying humble. Read More 

Leadership through sport

with Scott Hammell

A former student-athlete turned Club Baseball Head Coach and Residence Life Coordinator here at Neumann, Scott Hammell, knows a thing … Read More 

Seizing the moment

with Kevin Sloan

Kevin Sloan, Head Men’s Soccer Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director at Neumann University, tells a story about seizing the moment. Read More 

from the blog

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Losing is Not an Option

July 3, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Joey Gorman As I entered a 6 AM lift in October of my freshman year at Saint Joseph’s … Read More 

Mental Health in Student Athletes

June 14, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written by: Jon Hoynak, MS, LAT,ATC As an athletic trainer, I mostly see athletic related injuries that range from contusions … Read More 

Excellence Through Golf

March 12, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Justin Howe With wins and losses put aside, our team defines excellence by always taking our practice rounds … Read More 

Excellence Through Lacrosse

March 9, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Alex Rucci Excellence – the definition of excellence is a talent or quality that is so good that … Read More 

Excellence Through Baseball

March 6, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Grant Wallace Excellence is defined as the quality of being outstanding or extremely good.  Most people associate excellence … Read More 

Excellence Through Softball

March 1, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

My name is Jennifer Sieminski and I am a pitcher for the Neumann University Softball Team. One player who represented … Read More 

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“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics Athlete Oath