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Staff Report The four Catholic colleges located within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have each made new in recent weeks. Here’s a look at what’s happening at each school.

Staff Report The Cure Starts Now Foundation confirmed media reports early Friday that Lauren Hill, a Mount St. Joseph University freshman basketball player who suffered from a fatal brain cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glimoa, died overnight. Hill was 19.

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph   Word spread quickly in mid-January that the Mount St. Joseph University men’s volleyball team was getting a new locker room courtesy of Cincinnati Reds‘ closer Aroldis Chapman. The All-Star pitcher donated nearly 80 percent of the needed funds for the locker room renovation.

Staff Report Below are news and notes from Around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. ESPN, V Foundation, announce grant in honor of Lauren Hill The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, and ESPN announced a grant of $100,000 to fund pediatric brain cancer

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The bright lights of national media rarely focus on Division III college basketball, but on Nov. 2, 116 members of said media were credentialed for a Mount St. Joseph University women’s basketball game. The attention had little to do with the actual contest between

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Lauren Hill, the Mount St. Joseph University freshman dying of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), has issued a challenge to the world to help raise funds for the rare form of brain cancer that is killing her.

Lauren Hill is a freshman member of Mount St. Joseph University's women's basketball team. She is dying of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma and hopes to play in a collegiate game during the time she has left. (Courtesy Photo/The Cure Starts Now Foundation)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  By now, most people have heard the story of Lauren Hill. Thanks to collaboration of two of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Catholic universities, more people will be able to witness a key moment in that story and more money will be raised for research