I am pleased to introduce the first founding faculty member of Cardinal Newman Academy: Greg Tito.
Greg is a parishioner at St. Bridget Catholic Church and is proud to be a lifelong Richmonder. After attending Maggie Walker Governor’s School for his high school education, Greg received his Bachelor of Science from the College of William and Mary, with a major in biology and a minor in religious studies. He then earned his Master of Science from Illinois State University, completing his thesis on the topic of tropical bird distributions and taxonomy.
Greg has taught multiple courses in biology at the undergraduate and graduate level. Greg also has several years of research experience studying the diversity, natural history, and ecology of Virginia’s flora and fauna. He has done extensive reading and study in several other subjects as well, primarily history and the visual and literary arts. He has lectured and lead discussion on numerous topics in theology for the Catholic campus ministries (CCM) at W&M and ISU.
Greg’s activities in campus ministry at ISU and at W&M, where he received the annual Msgr. Kelly Award for Extraordinary Dedication to CCM, have been particularly instrumental in forming his desire to impart a unified Catholic worldview in all of the subjects he teaches. He considers a Catholic liberal arts education to be the strongest foundation for excellence in all fields and growth in virtue.
Among his other interests are architecture, birdwatching, and ultimate frisbee. Greg will be teaching several courses, including Natural History and Theology. We are fortunate to have Greg join us as our first full-time faculty member, and are excited for his contributions to the academic, spiritual, and cultural life at CNA.