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A Look Back at 2019-2020

Graduates of 2020, you've made history in your time at Catholic University. The work you did, the people you served, the friends you made, the way you rose to new challenges, the fun you had — it all made a difference. Since Monday, we've looked back at one academic year each day. We've shared photos, video, stories, and other highlights celebrating what you've experienced. It all culminates with your final year.

Be sure to join the conversation on social media! Share your memories with the tag #CatholicUGrad20 on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

The Year in Photos

Relive Halloween on Campus

Who doesn't love Halloween on Campus? Every year, students look forward to this event in which children from the campus and Brookland communities trick-or-treat across campus. 

Graduate students at Folger Library

Athletics Highlights

Member of men's golf team swinging club

Men's golf finishes second in the Revolutionary Classic, setting new best team score. Read the story.

Group photo of field hockey team

Field hockey defeats Elizabethtown and earns the number 2 seed in Landmark playoffs. Read the story

Cross country meet with Catholic University runners in front

Men's cross country places two freshmen on Landmark Second Team; Cardinals finish fifth overall. Read the story.

Indoor track team members running

Women's indoor track breaks nine-year 600m record at Terrapin Invitational. Read the story.

Swimming team

Men's soccer wins its 4th Landmark Conference title. Read the story.

Quarterback getting ready to throw football

Football's Brady Berger leads Cardinals to win at Maine Maritime in finale. Read the story.

Women's swimming team poses with championship banner

Women's swimming captures team's first Landmark title. Read the story.

Softball team member about to swing bat

Softball totals 23 hits on day four of spring games. Read the story.

Men's swimming team posing with championship banner

Men's swimming sweeps major conference awards after capturing fourth-straight Landmark title. Read the story.

Meet Some of Our 2020 Graduates

Paul Elizalde

Paul Elizalde

A biology grad student with serious research experience.

Meet Paul
Emma Flanagan

Emma Flanagan

Inspired by biological mom and adoptive dad.

Meet Emma
José Castellón Gutiérrez

José Castellón Gutiérrez

History major advocates for immigrants.

Meet José

Scholarship and Research Highlights

The Show Must Go On!

The Department of Drama stages a virtual production of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure