Asked & Answered with Dr. Anne Prisco

Asked & Answered with Dr. Anne Prisco

Join Holy Family University President Dr. Anne Prisco as she gets to know the most influential leaders in Philadelphia and shares the stories of Holy Family faculty and alumni who are making a major impact in their communities.


April 15, 2024 36 mins

In this episode, Dr. Anne Prisco, President of Holy Family University is joined by Sarita Brown, Co-founder & President of Excelencia in Education. They discuss the founding of Excelencia in 2001 with a focus on enhancing Latino student success in education. The dialogue covers various topics, including addressing post-2000 census stereotypes of Latinos, the importance of data for first-generation and financially constrained st...

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In this engaging episode of Asked & Answered, Dr. Anne Prisco, President of Holy Family University, sits down with Zabeth Teelucksingh, President of the Global Philadelphia Association. Join them as they delve into Philadelphia's historic recognition as the first U.S. 'World Heritage City' by the United Nations in 2015. The conversation explores the profound impact of quality education, Global Philadelphia's vital...

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Holy Family University athletics department is constantly growing and evolving, and we’re so lucky to have two Holy Family alums who have returned to their alma mater to spearhead and help shape our athletics department's future.

Joining Dr. Prisco in this episode is Timothy Hamill, the Director of Athletics at Holy Family and Bernadette Laukaitis, Head Women's Basketball Coach and Assistant Director of ...

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September 27, 2023 39 mins

At Holy Family University, we believe that it’s our job to lay the foundation for our students and put them on a career path, by exposing them to faculty experts and experiential opportunities.Our Biology program offers exciting opportunities for students. In this episode, Dr. Prisco is joined by two Holy Family Biology faculty members, Associate Professor, Dr. Jaclyn Myers, and Assistant Professor, Dr. Edward Waddell...

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Holy Family University is an anchor institution, serving local communities in Philadelphia and Bucks County. An important aspect of serving these communities is education and helping to get important information out to the people who need it most. In this episode, Dr. Prisco introduces you to Dr. Cedric "Jamie" Rutland; a pulmonary and critical care physician and owner of West Coast Lung. He is a national Spokesperson...

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Last month, Dr. Prisco had the distinct honor to join a panel for The Forum of Executive Women, speaking about Advancing Women in STEM. She was joined by Forum member Marta Villarraga who moderated the conversation, along with Laura Ipsen, President & CEO Ellucian and Kit Schumaker, Managing Director
 of Mancino Burfield Edgerton. Thank you to the Forum of Executive Women for allowing us to bring you this special episode, and part ...

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Holy Family University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to transforming the lives of students through an innovative and cutting-edge nursing education. We train nursing professionals to be critical thinkers, collaborators, and professionals focused on patient-centered care. But being a nurse is also a calling, especially at Holy Family. Joining Dr. Prisco in this episode is Maggie Har...

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Holy Family University is a diverse community made up of students and faculty from all different ethnic backgrounds and walks of life. One of our fastest-growing populations is our LatinX community and as we celebrated National Hispanic Heritage month, Dr. Prisco was thrilled to have Hernán Guaracao join her for this episode. Hernán is the founder, publisher, and editor of Al Día News. Hernán created Al Día as a home-based, one-ma...
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Ones college-aged years are a time of discovery and independence, but for a majority, it’s an anxious, confusing, difficult journey. In fact, a 2021 study found that 3 out of 5 college students meet the criteria for one or more mental health challenges. It is of the utmost importance here at Holy Family that we provide our students with easy access to resources and the tools should they need them to navigate difficult times.


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Join Dr. Prisco’s very personal chat with Chelsea Sanders, @r29unbothered and @r29somos Vice President of multicultural brand strategy and development. Chelsea is also host of Unbothered’s podcast “GO OFF, SIS”. Chelsea speaks about the importance of community, advocating for yourself and don’t miss what advice Chelsea would give her college aged self!

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Asked and Answered highlights entrepreneurs and leaders who are making a major impact in our communities. In this episode, Dr. Prisco is joined by Laura Ipsen, President and CEO of Ellucian,  an educational technology company used by colleges and universities across the country, including Holy Family.

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The connections among the criminal justice and behavioral health systems can be complex, in part because there is no single entity responsible for caring for individuals with emotional and mental health crises. Intervention from various groups throughout a community – those with different cultures, different attitudes, and different behaviors – is even more crucial. In this episode, Dr. Anne Prisco speaks with Dr. Patricia Griffin,...

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Holy Family University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences was ranked #3 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (and #2 in Philadelphia) by in 2020. For this inaugural episode of Asked & Answered, Dr. Anne Prisco and Reverend Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake talk about why investing in nurses improves a community’s health, preparing nurses to lead in their communities, best practices in addressing mental health needs, and other...

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In this episode, Dr. Anne Prisco talks about ice cream with Dan Kilcoyne, the president and CEO of Mini Melts USA. Mini Melts are a unique ice cream treat sold in thousands of locations nationwide, including sports stadiums, amusement parks, Wawa, Walmart, and even the Philadelphia Zoo. Dr. Prisco talks with Dan about his rise from ice cream salesperson to CEO just five short years after graduating from Holy Family in 2004.

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