openPR Logo
Press release

Riderwood Retirement Community Resident William E. May, Ph.D., Receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from The Institue for the Psychological Sciences; Professor May Once Appointed by Pope John Paul II to the International Theological Commis

05-23-2011 08:03 AM CET | Science & Education

Press release from: Riderwood

SILVER SPRING, MD (May 20, 2011) – Riderwood retirement community resident William E. May, Ph.D. has received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from The Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS) during the institute’s Tenth Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercises held May 19 at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. He gave the commencement address.

Professor May, a former IPS visiting faculty member, is currently a Senior Research Fellow of the Culture of Life Foundation and emeritus Michael J. McGivney Professor of Moral Theology at the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

In addition, Professor May is the author and co-author of many books, among them Catholic Sexual Ethics; Humanae Vitae: A Defense; and Introduction to Moral Theology. He is also the author of more than 200 articles in such journals as The Thomist, Anthropotes, Scripta Theologica, Annales Theologici, and Linacre Quarterly.

Professor May received his doctorate in philosophy from Marquette University in 1968 with a study of the metaphysics of Henri Bergson. Professor May, at the appointment of Pope John Paul II, served on the International Theological Commission from 1986 through 1997.

Since 1958 Professor May has been married to Patricia Keck May. They are the parents of seven children and the grandparents of 15 grandchildren, with a 16th grandchild coming next month.

About the Institute for the Psychological Sciences:
The Virginia-based Institute for the Psychological Sciences, an institution of higher education offering Master’s and Doctoral degrees, affiliated with the Legionaries of Christ, is dedicated to the renewal of the Christian intellectual tradition and the development of a psychology consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church and in constructive dialogue with the modern world. The Institute seeks to provide an effective academic and educational environment that supports the integration of the psychological sciences with the Catholic understanding of the person through teaching and learning both knowledge and necessary clinical skills and assists students intellectually and professionally as they prepare themselves to respond to their calling as mental health professionals. Integral to the Institute’s mission is the development of Catholic approaches to psychology within the broader professional community, both nationally and internationally.

About Riderwood:
Riderwood, which has nearly 3,000 residents, is the nation's largest continuing care retirement community. It is located on 120 acres that stretch across Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, Maryland. It is managed by Erickson Living.

Mel Tansill
Public Affairs Manager
Riderwood
3140 Gracefield Road
Silver Spring, MD 21094
Cell: 410-241-7614
Email: Mel.Tansill@Erickson.com

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Riderwood Retirement Community Resident William E. May, Ph.D., Receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from The Institue for the Psychological Sciences; Professor May Once Appointed by Pope John Paul II to the International Theological Commis here

News-ID: 176008 • Views: 818

More Releases from Riderwood

Riderwood Retirement Community Resident Kathleen "Dee" McGrath Survived the Nove …
SILVER SPRING, MD (October 28, 2011) -- It has been 85 years since an F-4 tornado touched down on November 9, 1926 about 5 miles southwest of La Plata in central Charles County, cutting a swath that left a ledger from a school house as far away as Bowie. Riderwood retirement community resident Kathleen “Dee” McGrath was one of its child survivors. As the tornado made its way north, it picked
10-20-2011 | Sports
Riderwood
Riderwood Retirement Community Resident Lou Cross - Incredibly - Has Made 13 Hol …
SILVER SPRING, MD (October 19, 2011) – Riderwood retirement community resident Lou Cross – incredibly – has made 13 holes-in-one ever since he became a member of Heritage Harbour Golf Club in Annapolis, Maryland, 12 years ago. He made three holes-in-one during an eight-week period this past summer, concluding with an ace on the 87-yard No. 5 hole. Cross, 87, is a retired nationally acclaimed pediatrician at the Mayo Clinic.
Riderwood Retirement Community Resident David Atlas, Ph.D., Receives National Ac …
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Friday, October 14, 2011) – The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) today named Riderwood retirement community resident David Atlas, Ph.D., the 2011 recipient of its Founders Award, which is presented to an individual’s extraordinary impact through work in the engineering profession. Dr. Atlas, who is called the “Father of Radar Meteorology,” is being honored by NAE for his developments in radar technology for storm detection and warning.
The 2011 Home Care Elite Names Riderwood Home Health in Silver Spring, MD, One o …
SILVER SPRING, MD (October 4, 2011) – The 2011 Home Care Elite today named Riderwood Home Health one of the Top 100 Home Health Providers in the United States. The 2011 Home Care Elite is the compilation of the most successful home care providers in the United States. Now in its sixth year, this market-leading review names the top 25 percent of agencies in quality of care, process measure implementation,

All 5 Releases


More Releases for Institute

Online Quran Institute Near Me
Tafheem ul Quran is an easy way for you and your kids to learn Quran and Mathematics online, All you need is a PC/laptop or any other deivce and Internet connection. Tafheem ul Quran has been established with the aim of teaching the Holy Quran with proper Punctuation and vocabulary, our tutors are well qualified and experienced and provides classes with proper Tajweed Rules Via Skype online globally our services: Quran Learning
TeleMental Health Institute: Master TeleWorkshop
29 August 2016, San Diego, CA The TeleMental Health Institute will present a Master TeleWorkshop addressing the interesting and important topic: Telemental Health Overview of Legal and Ethical Online Marketing. This webinar offers a strong evidence base and supports several successful telemental health models which have been documented since 1959. The webinar is designed for professionals interested in engaging in the field of telemental health, primarily beginning and intermediate-level
SASM Institute gets into Social Network Game
Scientists, Inventors, Artists, Designers and Entrepreneurs now have their own Social Media platform designed to help each other crowdfund their ideas. San Francisco, CA - August 26 2013 - The SASM Institute announced today the launch of SASM Net, a new online social media platform for connecting scientists, engineers, designers, artists and innovators for discussion, collaboration and project creation. SASM Net includes a free “easy-blogging” platform for first time bloggers
KVANT Institute relies on ASDIS software
Berlin, 18th June 2013. The Russian technology company KVANT becomes new customer of ASDIS Solutions The desktop & server management of the eastern Europeans will profit from the benefits of the ASDIS Management Suite. “In this case, ASDIS has been aligned to the specific requirements of KVANT”, says Daniel Lichterfeld, managing director of ASDIS Solutions GmbH. The full spectrum of the deal covers the software management, the installation of operating
Virtual Edge Institute Acquires Engage365
Merger will help Virtual Edge Institute to better serve the growing needs of meeting planners, event designers, learning architects and marketers and build engagement around their programs Orlando, FL January 14, 2013 VEI – The Virtual Edge Institute, an organization dedicated to advancing engagement around events, meetings, learning and marketing programs through technology and best practices, today announced at Convening Leaders, that VEI is obtaining the engage365 brand, website, membership
Institute of Management Technology
The National Education Summit 2011 was held at The Oberoi hotel, New Delhi on 11thJune. Organized by Dainik Bhaskar Group, the summit included an in-depth discussion about the challenges Indian B-schools are facing. Several management experts of international repute shared their views around bridging the quality gap present in the current education system. The director at IMT Ghaziabad, Dr. Bibek Banerjee, contributed to the discussion with his insight on various