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Nazareth Prep Mentor Orientation Prepares Corporate Partners for Their New Interns

As Nazareth Prep students settle into a new school year, their Internship Program mentors are preparing to welcome their new “employees.” On Friday, September 9, professionals from over 75 local corporations and nonprofits attended orientation to learn about what to expect as a mentor and how to maximize the benefits of the Internship Program for […]

Highmark Health Supports Nazareth Prep with $500,000 Commitment

Nazareth Prep thrives on its partnerships with local corporations, both as participants in our Internship Program and as financial supporters of our mission. Highmark Health, a long-time supporter and Internship Partner, has made a commitment of $500,000 over two years to support Nazareth Prep. These funds will provide equipment for the school’s culinary classroom as […]

Luz Blandon Receives the 2022 ATHENA Award

Luz Blandon, Executive Vice President for Immigrant Children Services, is the winner of the 2022 Greater Pittsburgh ATHENA Award, presented by Pittsburgh Technology Council. The ATHENA Award recognizes exceptional women who demonstrate excellence in their profession, contribute to their community, and help other women and girls succeed through mentorship. Luz leads our Journey of Hope […]

A “Jubilant” Celebration for Sister Linda Yankoski

In 1972 , Linda Yankoski took her vows as a Sister of the Holy Family of Nazareth. Six years later, Sister Linda joined the staff at Holy Family Institute and has been a familiar face on campus ever since. Her commitment to HFI’s mission and vision was communicated not through words, but actions. In her […]

Nazareth Prep Students tour Haemonetics

On March 15, the staff at Haemonetics hosted a group of students from Nazareth Prep on a tour of their new facility in Clinton, PA. They discussed their plasma and TEG products, modern manufacturing and the importance of safety and quality control to their industry. The students are also participating in the Catalyst Connection Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) […]

HFI Employees certified as Child and Youth Care Practitioners

42 employees of Holy Family Institute were certified as Child and Youth Care Practitioners by Sister Madeleine Rybicki, who conducted the lessons representing the Child and Youth Care Certification Board.  The graduates received their certificates on February the 20th, in the Recreation Room of the Emsworth campus.   We are proud of HFI’s team, as we […]

March is Women’s History Month

Jacqueline Cochran (d. 1980) During her aviation career, from the 1930s through the 1960s, Jacqueline Cochran (d. 1980) set more speed and altitude records than any contemporary pilot, male or female, and was the first woman to break the sound barrier. During World War II, she was instrumental in formation of the Women’s Air Force […]