Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation

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Calgary Friends of the Ukrainian Catholic University 15th Annual Gala Banquet

The Calgary Friends of UCU will be hosting their 15th Annual Gala Banquet in support of UCU Scholarships and the exchange program with St. Mary’s University on October 19, 2023. For more information and to register click on the button below.

UCEF Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Fr. Roman Galadza

It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Mitred Archpriest Fr. Roman Galadza passed away on the morning of August 1st. Father Roman was one of the founders of the Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation in Canada and served on the Board for many years. Father Roman always supported the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) […]

Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Visits UCU

UCU recently welcomed Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine, Larisa Galadza to their campus. The ambassador met with UCU leaders to discuss the university’s role in rebuilding Ukraine after the conclusion of the war. The group also discussed possible future projects and ways in which the two countries can work together to achieve their goals.

The church saved us – you are children of war: Lviv is recovering from the most destructive rocket attack by the Russians on the city and region

Today’s bombing hit near UCU in L’viv. Some of the buildings were damaged, but there were no injuries. All the more reason why UCU needs our support. Click here to donate. The original article can be found on the UCU website here. During the night of July 6, the Russian occupiers carried out a terrifying […]

Teaching During War in Ukraine

Crises taking place around the world are significantly impacting not only us, as individuals, but also our institutions, our communities, and our roles as management educators. There can be no doubt that navigating crisis and uncertainty are skills our students need. To learn more about how the Ukrainian Catholic University is teaching during war, click […]

UCU Hosts Lecture with Timothy Snyder

The Ukrainian Catholic University hosted a lecture with noted historian and Professor Timothy Snyder on 24 March 2023. UCU Professor Yaroslav Hrytsak moderated the meeting. Timothy Snyder answered questions from soldiers now on the front and also interacted with UCU students and professors. A full recording of the meeting is available below.

UCU President Speaks at National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

UCU President and Ukrainian Greek Catholic Archbishop, Borys Gudziak, recently spoke at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, which took place in Washington. Ongoing attacks against human dignity were the focus of this year’s event. Addressing an audience of more than 1,000 people, he brought attention to the human toll of the continuing war in Ukraine. […]

First Ladies of Ukraine and Latvia Visit UCU

On March 3, First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska and First Lady of Latvia Andra Levite visited Ukrainian Catholic University. They met the rector of the university. Fr. Bohdan Prach, and the vice-rectors. They also spoke with students and visited the Collegium and Emmaus House, a small community for people with developmental disabilities.

Report on UCU Activities During One Year of War

Over the last year of the war, with the trust of a wide range of individuals and organizations, UCU became a reliable partner in allocating significant aid to Ukraine’s needs. Together with donors, UCU directed 6.7 million dollars to humanitarian needs. A major share of the funds (about 42%) was directed to support the wounded […]

UCU Holds Winter Graduation Ceremony

On February 11, the Ukrainian Catholic University held its 2023 winter Graduation ceremony. During the ceremony, 103 new graduates were awarded degrees for successfully completing their studies. This is an impressive feat, considering the ongoing war in Ukraine. The event also featured an address by prominent American historian and professor, Timothy Snyder. Congratulations to all […]