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UCEF Expresses Condolences on the Passing of alumnus Ivan Paramonov

It is with terrible sadness that we announce the loss of Ivan Paramonov, a graduate of the UCU Institute of Leadership and Management. Ivan lost his life defending Ukraine on June 8, during a combat mission in the Kharkiv direction. He had joined the ranks of the Armed Forces voluntarily in February of 2024, because […]

Alina Mykhaylova and Kateryna Prokopenko Become Mirror of Justice Laureates

The ceremony presenting the Light of Justice award was held at Ukrainian Catholic University. The laureates were: Alina Mykhaylova, an officer of Ukraine’s army, volunteer, and founder and head of the ULF medical service of the Wolves of DaVinci battalion; and Kateryna Prokopenko, civic activist and volunteer, head of the Association of Families of the […]

Ukrainian Catholic University is creating an Office for Affairs of Veterans and Their Families 

Ukrainian Catholic University is creating an Office for Affairs of Veterans and Their Families, which will become a center to provide support for soldiers returning from the war and their relatives. The newly-created office will be headed by veteran Pavlo Koval. For 16 months Koval defended Ukraine in the ranks of the 125th Separate Brigade of the Territorial Defense […]

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.

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.