Ms. Mary Nowak, a double major in Biology and Catholic Studies and a minor in Chemistry, is the recipient of Spring 2021 Catholic Studies competitive scholarship.
Upon receiving the news of being the happy recipient of the scholarship, Mary stated, "I am extremely grateful for this scholarship because it will allow me to continue in the pursuit of an education that truly enriches my mind, heart, and spirit. Double majoring in Catholic Studies and Biology has provided me an even greater understanding of the complementarity between science and faith and has prepared me to engage the ethical and moral dilemmas I encounter in my career. As an aspiring veterinarian with a passion for scientific research, my education at Seton Hall has equipped me with foundation necessary to engage a career that is marked by scientific inquiry and genuine compassion for animals, people, and the planet."
Since 1997, the year of its foundation, the Center for Catholic Studies has provided competitive scholarships for students who are either majoring, minoring or receiving a certificate in Catholic Studies.
About Catholic Studies:
The Catholic Studies program at Seton Hall University offers an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum for students of any creed who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Catholicism's rich intellectual tradition and living heritage. Combining the study of history, philosophy, theology, literature, art, sociology, and other disciplines, Catholic Studies focuses on the Church's dialogue with culture and encounter with the world. Students interested in Catholic Studies have the option to pursue a major, minor, or certificate that complements and enhances the university's other degree programs and fields of study. Over 20 years the academic program and its variegated activities have stayed true to and fulfilled the Catholic mission and vision of the University. For more information, please contact Dr. Ines Murzaku at Ines.Murzaku@shu.edu or Gloria Aroneo at Gloria.Aroneo@shu.edu .