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Sheila Smith McKoy
Dr. Sheila Smith McKoy

Welcome from the Provost

Welcome to Academic Affairs at Holy Names! I invite you to explore the many possibilities for your educational journey at Holy Names University. Each and every student is an integral part of our identity and will be supported throughout their time with us on campus and beyond. Our alumni live our social justice mission and are making an impact in their communities in profound ways.

The School of Arts and Sciences

We prepare global citizens to think critically, evaluate data, and apply their knowledge to challenges within today’s job market.

Holy Names University students performing a science experiment

The School of Business and Applied Social Sciences

We challenge individuals to become not only strong critical-thinkers and problem-solvers but also compassionate leaders and social justice advocates.

Holy Names University student smiling next to a window on campus

The School of Education

This is not "teaching as usual." Graduates of HNU's School of Education are highly-trained experts in teaching and curriculum development. They also get kids to come to school.

HNU parent learning about education programs

The School of Nursing

Through a holistic and student-centered approach to learning, we educate and empower students to make a real impact in healthcare.

Nursing student at HNU