On Tuesday, March 14th , 2017, the ceremony to inaugurate the newly elected Dean of the Faculty of Education (FE), PaedDr. Peter Krška, PhD., was held at Catholic University in Ružomberok (CU). The ceremony began at 9:00 by holy mass celebrated by Mons. Bernard Bober, Archbishop of Kosice – Metropolitan and Great Chancellor of CU.
Catholic University in Ružomberok (CU) expresses solidarity with persecuted Christians, especially in Iraq. We are in our prayers close to all Christians who suffer persecution for the sake of their faith including the sacrifice of those who have been killed. We are grateful to all organizations and volunteers who bring life-saving treatment to refugees- Christians, especially we deeply appreciate an engagement of the Clinic of St. Zdenka Schelingová, run by a medical staff from St. Elizabeth University of Health Care and Social Work in Bratislava, Slovakia. We invite all people of faith and good will to join our prayers and to support above-mentioned activities.
United States Ambassador to Slovakia, Adam H. Sterling visited Catholic University in Ružomberok (CU) on February 23th, 2017. He met with Rector prof. Jozef Jarab and with other university management. The Ambassador was also shown new modern University Library opened in 2013 and he gave lecture on the theme “U.S. politics during changes in Administration” at Faculty of Arts and Letters of CU.
The University Center Saint Ignatius Antwerp as a coordinator hosted on February, 20th-21st , 2017 a core group of experts involved in the project of Federation of Catholic Universities of Europe and Libanon (FUCE). Catholic University in Ružomberok (CU) was represented by vice-rector prof. František Trstenský, who is a member of the Board of FUCE.