Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation

Rebuilding the Ukrainian Catholic Church through education
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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.

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 […]

Report on UCU’s activities during the 11th month of war

In the 11 months of war, with the trust of a wide circle of supporters and organizations, UCU has managed to become a dependable partner in transferring significant aid for Ukraine’s needs. UCU and its benefactors have sent $ 6.38 million dollars for humanitarian aid. A large part of the funds (44%) have been used […]

Volodymyr Zelenskyy Visits UCU

On January 11th, the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) was visited by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, along with the Head of the Office of the President, Andrii Yermak, and Governor of the L’viv Regional State Administration, Maksym Kozytskyi.

Kyiv Friends of UCU donate more than 20 million hryvnias to support the university

Guests of the Charitable Evening in Support of Ukrainian Catholic University, which was held on 3 December in Kyiv, donated more than 20 million hryvnias. The benefactors established scholarships for students and stipends for professors. They also support the UCU Volunteer Center in the conditions of a full-scale war and support the scholarship fund in […]