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Alumni

Academic Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Academic Distinguished Alumni Awards honor those graduates whose lives most successfully emulate the values designated by each school or college of the University.

As part of our Homecoming and Reunion festivities, the following winners of the Academic Awards 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards were honored at the Academic Distinguished Alumni and Student Leadership Awards Ceremony on October 3, 2013:

School of Nursing Academic Distinguished Alumni Award

Recipients of this award demonstrate outstanding commitment to patients/clients, utilize innovative approaches to health care and enhance the image and future of nursing through research and scholarship. Graduates of the School of Nursing for more than 5 years will be considered for this award. Congratulations to these School of Nursing Academic Distinguished Alumni Award winners:

2012 Charlene Bermele '05 1999 Nancy Diekelmann, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
MS 1970, Ph.D. 1980
2011 Darcie Brazel, RN, MSN, '83, '91 1998 Sister Patricia Conroy, MM, Ed.D.
BS 1956, Ed.D. 1970
2010 Monica Ryan, DNP, MS, RN, APN, CPN, '75, '87 1997 Shirley Fleming, RN, CNM, DrPH
BS 1972, DrPH 1994
2009
Theris Touhy, DNP, APRN, BC '67 1996 Rita Black Monsen, DSN, MPH, RN
BS 1963, DSN 1988
2008 JoAnn Gruca, RN, CS, Ph.D. '64, '80 1995 Margaret Mary Moloney, RSM, Ph.D., D.Min., RN, FAAN
BS 1945
2007 Judith E. Hicks, MSN, RN
BS 1969, MSN 1975
1994 Joanne DeJanovich, MSN, RN
BS 1956, MSN 1980
2006 Anna Ortigara, RN, MS, FAAN
BS 1977, MS 1983
1993 Mary Doherty, RN, MS
BS 1965, MS 1968
2005 Stephen Krau, PhD, RN, CT
MS 1989, Ph.D. 1995
1992 Kathleen Dracup, RN, DNSc
BS 1967, DNSc 1982
2004 Mary M. Lebold, Ed.D., RN
BS 1960, Ed.D. 1987
1991 Marjorie Katz, RN, MA
BS 1955, MA 1959
2003 Patrice A. Stephens, MS, RN, AOCN
BS 1980, MS 1986
1989 Sister Mary Annette Walsh, RSM
BS 1945, MS 1954
2002 Agnes Jones-Perry, BS, RN, CCHP
BS 1992
1985 Judith T. Maurin, RN, Ph.D.
BS 1966, MS 1968
2001 Andrea M. Barsevick, DNSc, RN, AOCN
BS 1969, DNSc 1984
   
2000 Janice M. Phillips, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
MS 1985, Ph.D. 1993
   

 

College of Arts and Sciences Academic Distinguished Alumni Award

The College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award honors an alumnus/a whose professional, personal, civic accomplishments exemplify the mission of the College. Specifically, the award will honor an individual whose commitment to life-long learning and critical inquiry, responsible citizenship and conscientious practice in professional or community endeavors is evident. The recipient will have demonstrated a commitment to the University's mission in support of human dignity and the common good. Recipients of the College of Arts and Sciences Academic Distinguished Alumni Award include:

2012 Daniel Brown '78 2009 Charles Floramo '80
2011 Carol A. Keene, Ph.D., '61 2008 Larry R. Rogers Sr. '74
2010 Carol Fialkowski '60 2007  Hope L. Flack '78

 

Graham School of Management Academic Distinguished Alumni Award

The Graham School of Management Distinguished Alumni Award was established in 2005 to honor the success of an alumnus/a in the business world, as well as to acknowledge his/her dedication and commitment to the Graham School of Management and its student body. The Graham School deeply appreciates the time, talents and services of these recipients:

2012 Betty Kosky '86, '92 2008 Frances Dennis '81
2011 Anthony Denovellis, MBA, '06 2007 John Benish, Jr., MBA '98
2010  Andrew Velasquez III '02 2006 Betty Kosky, MBA '86, '92
2009 Brian P. Gilmartin, CPA '93 2005  John DeLeonardis, MBA '89

 

School of Education, George K. McGuire Academic Distinguished Alumni Award

George K. McGuire (1918 - 1972) was appointed to the faculty of the Education Center (now the School of Education) at Saint Xavier College in 1959 after receiving the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago. Promoted to the rank of professor in 1962, he served as director of the Education Center from 1969 through 1971. Prior to his association with the College (now a University), Dr. McGuire was assistant principal of the Laboratory School of the University of Chicago, where he served on the faculty. He taught at Loyola University and in the Chicago Public Schools and was published in the field of education.

In addition to his academic and scholarly contributions, Dr. McGuire was a caring and humane person. A thoughtful speaker himself, he encouraged his students to speak well. A focused listener, Dr. McGuire encouraged his students to listen carefully and actively. A generous teacher, Dr. McGuire was a model for students in a teacher preparation program. The School of Education celebrates the contributions and traits of George K. McGuire by selecting a person who represents the same qualities to receive the award.

2012 Jennifer Drake '02, '08 1991 Patricia Schultz, M.A., '80
2011 Joni Thompson, M.A., '92 1990 Margaret Carey, B.A., '78
2010 Jason Crean '96, '01 1989 Paula Olszewski-Kublius, Ph.D., '77
2009 Mariagnes Menden '86, '03
Carolyn Majorowski '03
1988 SMary Ann Boreczky, M.A., '52ister Corinne Raven, Ph.D., '71
2008

Judith Parker Mastin, MA '04

1987 SMary Ann Boreczky, M.A., '52ister Corinne Raven, Ph.D., '71
2007 David Hollander '89 1986 Sister Lucille McKillop, Ph.D., '51

2006

Brian Fogerty '96, '00 1985 Richard E. Guerin, M.A., '79

2005

Rita A. Ford '98 1984 Sister M. Brian Costello, M.A., '54
2005 Patricia Daley Martino '60 1983 Mildred R. Gladney, M.A., '54
2004 John Nieciak '85, '98, '07 1981 Sister Irenaeus Chekouras, Ph.D., '55
2003 Mary Kean Coffey '90 1982 Gregory Washington, Ph.D., '72
 2002 Katherine Panko, M.A. '69, '72 1980 Susan Catania, B.A., '62
2001 Sue Parker, Ph. D., '02 1979 Laverne Klotz, M.A., '70
 2000 Maureen Connolly, M.A.,'63, '78 1978 Reverend John Krump, M.A., '70
1999 Deborah C. Pope, M.A., '97 1977 Sister Sister Dominic Merwick, M.A., '52, '61
1998 Kevin C. Cronin, M.A., '77 1976 Marita Hogan, Ed.D., '36
1997 John Balderman, M.A., '91 1975 Margaret Harrigan, Ed.D., '49
1996 Mary Ellen Gavin, M.A., '73, '79 1974 Kathleen Siblik, M.A., '69
1995 Sister Nancy Cahill, Ed. D., '60, '69 1972 Gloria Walsh, M.A., '63, '68
1993 Kevin Burns, M.A., '73    
1992 Mary Walsh Mikolajewski, M.A., '87