2018–2019 Issue 2
2017–18 Annual Report The Centennial Campaign 20 Years of Online Learning
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Building a Franciscan Future… Together, in Our Second Century!
even as we look forward to our second century. Some of these events will look familiar—“centennial-ized” (if that’s a word?!) versions of your favorites—but many will be one-of-a-kind opportunities, including at least
Dear Members of the USF Family,
one world-premiere musical performance.
Welcome to the latest issue of Engaging Mind and
Indeed, the theme for USF’s 2019–2024 strategic
Spirit—our University of St. Francis magazine and one
plan—for which we’re about mid-way through the
way that we strive to remain connected to you:
planning process—is “Building a Franciscan Future…
our alumni, our friends, our parents, our employees
Together, in Our Second Century.” While this explicitly
and our supporters…in short, our USF family.
recognizes that the university is celebrating its centennial, it’s even more important that we do this in
A particular focus of this issue is to begin to lay the
alignment with our mission—as passed on to us by
groundwork for the celebration of the university’s
our founding and sponsoring congregation, the Sisters
100th anniversary in 2020—the planning for which is
of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate. For this reason,
our focus is on “Building a Franciscan Future”—which, by the way, is an outgrowth of the theme of the Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities’ Symposium that we hosted last June—as we aspire to be a leading Catholic Franciscan university. The last component of the strategic plan’s theme—
Arvid C. Johnson, Ph.D. President University of St. Francis
which may be easy to overlook but remains critical—is that we’re doing this “Together.” This includes not only our present students, professors and staff members, One key aspect of this planning is our targeted
but also our alumni, friends, community/employer
Centennial Campaign—which looks to raise funds to
partners and donors—each of whom plays a key role
support three key initiatives with which we hope
in realizing our mission…and for whom we are ever
to launch our 100th year of service and leadership.
grateful. (Speaking of donors, please be sure to check
The first is to raise at least $1 million in additional
out the Honor Roll of Donors, which accompanies this
(endowed) scholarship funding for our students, most
year’s annual report at the back of this issue.)
of whom remain the first in their families to attend college. The second is to establish a “Centennial
So pour yourself a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy
Quad” in the space being vacated by St. Albert
this latest update about what’s happening at your
Hall—linking the campus from the Motherhouse
USF. And, as always, please know that I continue to
to Tower Hall to the Brown Science Hall to the Sullivan
consider myself incredibly blessed to serve as your
Center—with new gathering areas and open spaces.
president and promise to work hard to earn the trust
And, finally, we plan to establish a new “Centennial
that you have placed in me.
Gateway” on the northern edge of the campus— complete with a monument sign and a welcoming statue of Saint Francis. (Please see this issue’s feature article for some exciting sketches of our plans.) Another aspect of the planning will be a series of events—indeed, a whole year’s worth!—in which we’ll celebrate the university’s history and the impact it has on its students and the communities it serves,
Peace and all good things,
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FEAT U R E S TO RY
USF Embarks on a Centennial Campaign
2 U S F N EW S
16 THE FIG HTING SAINTS
3 C A L EN DA R O F EVEN TS
18 STAY IN G CO NNECTE D
12 CO L L EG E O F
19 FAITH, M ISS ION & DIV E RSIT Y
A R T S & S C I EN C ES
20 20 17 – 18 HO NOR ROLL
13 CO L L EG E O F B U S IN ESS &
O F DO N O R S
H EA LTH A D M I N I STR ATIO N
31 THR EE OAK S LEGACY
14 CO L L EG E O F ED U CATIO N
SO CIET Y
15 LEACH COLLEGE OF NURSING
32 20 17 – 18 FIN A NCIAL
STATEM EN TS
ON THE COVER Leading up to the university’s 100th anniversary in 2020, USF has launched a Centennial Campaign to raise money for student scholarships and campus beautification.
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Our Mission As a Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts, we are a welcoming community of learners challenged by Franciscan values and charism, engaged in a continuous pursuit of knowledge, faith, wisdom, and justice, and ever mindful of a tradition that emphasizes reverence for creation,
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compassion, and peace-making. We strive for academic excellence in all programs, preparing women and men to contribute to the world through service and leadership.
A Year of Respect / 2018–2019
USF N EWS
USF’s New Student Registrations Up 10 Percent in 2018 Bucking the trend of lower college enroll-
ments across Illinois, the University of
families at college nights, talking to more
opportunities. USF students have personal
St. Francis grew by two percent on strong
counselors, hosting more on-campus events,
learning experiences in small classes, averaging
new student enrollment.
and being very clear about how much value
just 13 students per class. Our students and
we offer to our students,” said Eric Ruiz, director
alumni tell us, again and again, how important it
competition from out-of-state schools, and
of undergraduate admissions.
is to be treated as a person, as someone who
state budget woes have created a challenging
matters,” Ruiz said.
environment for enrollment staffs at public
beginning of the fall semester grew to
and private universities.
2,934 students enrolled in 30,395 credit hours.
internships and learning experiences in nearby
Fewer high school graduates, strong
“We are reaching out to more students and
Total enrollment for the university at the
“We are a small school that offers enormous
Located in Joliet, USF offers access to
This represents a two-percent increase in
Chicago, and through a growing list of interna-
percent this fall across undergraduate,
enrollment, up from 2,872 students taking
tional study abroad options.
transfer, and graduate programs. Applications
29,349 credit hours in fall of 2017.
USF saw new student registrations jump ten
to USF grew 14.7% over the previous year.
“The university offers a mix of on-campus
and online bachelor’s, master’s, certificate and doctoral programs that meet the needs of busy working adults,” said Sandee Sloka, director of graduate admissions.
“Our graduate programs in nursing and
business are very popular because we have so many great degree options, changing for what people want and need. Our education and social work programs are some of the best in the Midwest, let alone Illinois, so we are marketing these widely,” Sloka said.
The university has also had a run of
recognitions and high rankings from national education publications like U.S. News & World Report, Money magazine, the Princeton Review and others. Most recently, U.S. News & World report honored USF’s adult undergraduate bachelor’s programs and graduate education, nursing and business programs— including the MBA—in its “Best Online Programs” ranking.
“Since its founding in 1920, the university
has graduated tens of thousands of wellprepared nurses, teachers, business leaders and educated citizens who live and work in your communities. Our impact will continue to grow as the university grows,” USF President Arvid C. Johnson said.
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Illinois High School Art Competition Reception and Awards (Art Gallery)
Tennis Alumni & Student Match & Reunion (Alumni)
7th Annual Recreation & Sport Management Alumni Gathering (Alumni)
62nd Annual Caritas Scholarship Ball (Institutional Advancement)
USF CELEB RAT ES C HRI S T MA S
Exhibit Opening: “Burned Mind: New Figurative Work from Jenny Hansen, Manal Kara and Caleb Yono, through March 15 (Art Gallery)
celebrate the Christmas season. During the annual campus lighting
Freshman Scholarship Competition (Admissions)
ceremony on the Quad on Nov. 19, the campus was lit with festive lights
Alumni Network Meetings (Alumni)
and the crèche was blessed, with a special live nativity performance
Basketball Alumni Reunion (Alumni)
Discover USF Day (Admissions)
Career Networking & Etiquette Dinner (Alumni)
Faculty Recital Featuring Jiafeng Yan, Piano (Music at Moser)
by students from the Unidos Vamos a Alcanzar (UVA) club and University Ministry. The day after Thanksgiving, USF sponsored the annual Light Up the Holidays parade in downtown Joliet, with friends and families of USF riding on and walking alongside the university’s float. USF’s mascot, Bernie the St. Bernard, served as Grand Marshal and led the parade. Prior to the parade, USF President Dr. Arvid Johnson joined Joliet’s mayor, Bob O’Dekirk, in lighting the City of Joliet’s Christmas tree in Van Buren Plaza.
Top: Joshua Rutnicki from the Recreation Club floats like an angel over Kayla Callahan, Michael Nickel, Lauren Tims and Tobias Alcaide. The students presented a live nativity scene at USF’s annual blessing of the crèche in the Quad. Bottom: Bernie served as grand marshal in Joliet’s holiday parade.
C ALE N DA R O F E V E N TS
Once again, the USF community enjoyed some popular holiday events to
Transfer, Adult Degree Completion and Graduate Student Open House (Admissions)
KAIA String Quartet: “Music of Latin America” (Music at Moser)
Career Week at USF (Career Services)
Mass Communication Alumni Presentation (Alumni)
Top Golf Night (Alumni)
USF Swingin’ Saints Explore the Heavens (Music at Moser)
USF Student Art Exhibition, through April 12 (Art Gallery)
Spring Musical: “The Little Shop of Horrors” (Music at Moser)
Alumni Network Meetings & Alumni Service Day (Alumni)
12th Annual Computer Science Alumni & Student Event (Alumni)
Jazz Ensembles (Music at Moser)
Breakfast With the Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt (Alumni)
USF Choirs: “The World in a Concert” (Music at Moser)
Transfer Registration (Admissions)
Spring Student Recital I (Music at Moser)
Wishing you Easter blessings!
Spring Student Recital II (Music at Moser)
Exhibit Opening: USF Art & Design Senior Thesis, through June 27 (Art Gallery)
27–28 Joliet Symphony Orchestra: “War and Peace” (Music at Moser) 28
Freshman Registration (Admissions)
Broadway in Chicago’s “Chicago” and Lunch at Italian Village (Alumni)
England & Ireland Cultural Trip—Alumni Students/Employees/Students Welcome (Music & Performing Arts)
Saturday Info Sessions These are brief Saturday campus visits which include a short tour. Space is limited to three per family. RSVP by calling 815-740-2270. January 19 & 26, 2019 February 2, 16 & 23, 2019 March 2, 9 & 30, 2019 April 6 & 13, 2019 For more detailed information or to confirm any changes that may occur with these scheduled events, visit stfrancis.edu/usf-calendar or see the back cover of this magazine for phone numbers and email addresses to contact specific departments.
USF N EWS
USF W ELCO M ES N E W D E A N, D R . L I RI M N E ZI ROSKI
RSM’ S SY D SKL AR B E COME S PRI N CIPAL FO R A DAY
The University of St. Francis recently
Dr. Syd Sklar, chair of USF’s
welcomed Dr. Lirim Neziroski as its new
Recreation & Sport
dean of teaching and learning outcomes.
Neziroski’s responsibilities include
represented USF in Joliet
coordinating the assessment of general
Elementary School District 86’s
education program outcomes, collabo-
districtwide “Principal for a
rating with academic departments to
Day” program in October.
develop continuous improvement in
Sklar was placed at Thomas
assessment and program reviews,
Jefferson Elementary School
overseeing first-year experience (called “Foundations”) courses, and
and had the opportunity
supervising first-year experience program coordinators. He also oversees
to visit with his wife, Bev, and
the Department of Academic Technology and coordinates faculty
her class (Bev received her
master of education from USF
in 2011). After visiting the
“As I begin my tenure at USF, my main focus is on university outcomes,
which is what the university promises to produce in students outside of
school, Sklar attended a
their major studies,” Neziroski said. “It is a focus on the holistic, broader
luncheon with all the princi-
development of students.”
pals, honorary principals
and district leaders and was
Neziroski holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia, an
MBA in Organizational Leadership from the University of
given the opportunity to
Massachusetts, a master’s degree in English-Humanities from
represent USF and speak to the
the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in English from
crowd about his experience.
GRA N T AWA RD ED T O JO L I E T S YM P HO N Y ORCHE STRA WI LL E X PAN D PE RCUSSI ON S E CTI ON The Joliet Symphony Orchestra has close to 60 members and is comprised of members of the USF Orchestra and individual community members. It is also the only orchestra for adults in Will County. Its percussion section will be expanding thanks to a grant worth more than $4,600 from the Community Foundation of Will County, through the Jay and Lori Bergman Charitable Fund.
Alexandra Dee, USF’s director of orchestral activities and JSO’s music
director and conductor, was presented with the grant award on October 25 at Mistwood Golf Club.
“We sincerely thank the Community Foundation of Will County and
the Jay and Lori Bergman Charitable Fund for this generous grant,” Dee said. “The grant will allow us to expand our percussion section through the purchase of a vibraphone and a set of tom-tom drums. These additions will also allow us to increase the diversity of music we perform.”
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USF PRO FES S O R S P E A K S A BO U T C HA R AC TE R E DUCATI ON IN ARG EN T IN A
ALB UQUE RQUE S TUDENTS WIN ME DI CAL CHALLE NG E BOWL
helps bring professors from
challenges: cities with some
The New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants
the U.S. to Argentina for
people financially secure,
(NMAPA) annual primary care conference was
an exchange of research and
and many very poor people;
held in September, and USF’s Physician Assistant
ideas that may be of benefit
good families trying to raise
students participated in the Student Medical
to the country. One major
their children but still seeing
Challenge Bowl. They were asked medical
area of concern for Argentina
drug abuse among them.
questions and had to buzz in to answer. The USF
is the growing problem
I just hope that the character
team won the challenge and received a trophy
of substance use by school-
education ideas I shared
to be kept for the year until it is passed on to next
aged children. Information
from the U.S. Schools of
year’s challenge bowl winners.
Dr. Madonna Murphy, a
shared by Murphy included
Character can help them in
professor in the University of
her research on the U.S.
their goal of educating
St. Francis College of
Schools of Character
moral young people, the
Education, visited Universidad
program and how a compre-
future citizens of their
Católica de Santa Fe in
hensive approach to
country and of our world,”
Santa Fe, Argentina, in
character education that
mid-October to speak about
engages schools, families,
media, and the community
Director of International
can help change student
Programs, worked with
presentations to university
attitudes toward casual
Murphy to apply for this
faculty and administration,
opportunity and hopes to
and shared information with
begin a faculty and student
the public on the importance
experience. Everyone in
exchange with Universidad
of character education
Argentina was so friendly,
Católica de Santa Fe in the
for students as citizens of the
dedicated and hard working.
future. This opportunity was
It is interesting how globally
made possible by a grant that
we all seem to have the same
Murphy gave two
“It was an amazing
Angie Maffeo, USF
P.A. students Caitlyn Duran, Kathleen L’Heureux and Gabriela Kerwin proudly hold their challenge bowl trophy.
DARA’ S J EFF JA SKOW I A K O U T F I T S RE CO RDI N G STUDI O DON ATE D T O CH ICAGO S CHO O L BY MU S I C I A N JU S TI N TRAN TE R The Chicago Academy of the Arts received a donation from well-known musician and songwriter, Justin Tranter, to build a cutting-edge recording studio. Jeff Jaskowiak, director of USF’s Digital Audio & Recording Arts (DARA) program, agreed to direct the project as a consultant.
“Jeff is a terrific ambassador for USF, and we were eager to model our
new program after USF’s DARA program,” said Jason Patera, head of the Chicago Academy for the Arts, in a letter to the USF’s Provost Frank Pascoe.
Above: USF alumnus Jack Murray ’18 was named director of the Recording Arts and Commercial Music program at The Chicago Academy for the Arts.
Over the course of many months, Jaskowiak designed and led the
install of a control room, a tracking room, a four-station music production classroom and additional modern recording technology in the facility. The icing on the cake? USF alumnus Jack Murray ‘18 was also hired to be the first director of the academy’s Recording Arts and Commercial
Left: Jason Patera, Justin Tranter, and Jeff Jaskowiak gather in the studio Jaskowiak helped develop for the academy.
“Jack is clearly one of the best hires we’ve made in many years, and
the early successes and momentum of our new program have been stunning,” said Patera.
A Year of Respect / 2018–2019
USF Embarks on a Centennial Campaign Building a Franciscan Future... Together, in Our Second Century!
lmost a century ago, the College of St. Francis was founded by a group of pioneer women, the Sisters of Saint Francis of Mary Immaculate, with a determination of providing high quality education
to capable young women. During the course of those 100 years, the university has carried on the traditions of Saint Francis of Assisi and Saint Clare by educating young women and men with the values of respect, integrity, service and compassion. The university’s 49,000 alumni have, in turn, carried out those values and made the world a better place. In the past century, St. Francis became a coeducational institution in 1971, developed an affiliation with the Saint Joseph College of Nursing in 1997, and was re-named University of St. Francis (USF) in 1998. Along the journey, this university has maintained its focus on offering a Catholic, Franciscan value-centered education to every student. In 2020, the University of St. Francis will celebrate its rich history and 100-year anniversary. As part of this 100-year celebration, USF is embarking on a Centennial Campaign that will support the next 100 years. It includes three strategic initiatives that will increase scholarship support, honor USF’s Franciscan heritage and further beautify the main campus in Joliet. This campaign is critical to USF in enhancing its learning environment, showing is its dedication to award-winning, high quality education and ensuring a USF degree remains within the reach of smart, motivated students ready to make a difference in the world. It inspires the hopes and aspirations of young people today and into the future. The Centennial Campaign officially kicked-off on September 25, 2018 with an introduction of campaign leadership and volunteers ready to spread the excitement and share the plans with fellow alumni and friends.
CAMPAIGN LEADERSHIP From left: Bill Habiger, Diane (Felbinger) Habiger ’77 (USF Trustee), Gloria Dollinger, and Ed Dollinger (USF Trustee)
A Year of Respect / 2018–2019
STRATEGIC INITIATIVE #1:
SCHOLARSHIPS—$1 MILLION As the cost of higher education continues to rise, economic barriers have remained a major factor in college accessibility for students. At a time when a college degree has become essential to success, the University of St. Francis remains committed to assuring that every student who seeks a USF education is able to afford it. A college education, namely a USF education, remains an important investment. According to the U.S. Department of Education’s “Focusing Higher Education on Student Success” fact sheet, college graduates with a bachelor’s degree typically earn 66 percent more than those with only a high school diploma and are also far less likely to face unemployment. Over the course of a lifetime, the average worker with a bachelor’s degree will earn approximately $1 million more than a worker without a postsecondary education. By 2020, an estimated two-thirds of job openings will require postsecondary education or training. The highest priority of the Centennial Campaign is raising $1 million dedicated to scholarships, which is essential to the enrollment of hundreds of students each year. More than half of USF students are the first in their families to attend college. The availability of scholarships often determines whether many talented young women and men are able to attend USF and earn a degree. USF seeks hard-working students with unique talents, brainpower and the desire to make a difference in the world. Scholarships make the USF experience affordable for these students. Saint Francis of Assisi said, “For it is in giving, that we receive.” The mission of this campaign will be carried out by those who care deeply about the university and understand that endowed scholarships are critical to ensuring the tradition of educating current and future students with Franciscan values continues for the next 100 years.
STRATEGIC INITIATIVE #2:
CENTENNIAL GATEWAY—$500,000 The new Centennial Gateway will honor the university’s 100-year heritage, recognize USF supporters and provide a warm welcome to campus. The landscape design features a stone gateway and signage, a stone patio and seating area, a bronze statue of Saint Francis of Assisi and thriving plants and trees. These special features will welcome current students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors to campus. Statues on college campuses become an important way to communicate heritage, pride and tradition. USF believes the statue of Saint Francis and the area around it will enhance the campus environment and help bolster recruitment efforts. The university also believes the charm, color, and beauty of the landscaping will be a fitting remembrance of USF’s patron, who was known for his love of nature and creation. Spaces, such as this one, will be the heart of USF’s mission as a welcoming community of learners. USF aspires to reach 100 alumni, in honor of the university’s 100th anniversary, who will make the Centennial Gateway possible.
STRATEGIC INITIATIVE #3:
CENTENNIAL QUAD—$500,000 The Quad on the main campus will be transformed. The space will create an attractive outdoor gathering area and walkable link between USF’s LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Science Hall, Tower Hall, the Pat Sullivan Recreation Center and the Motherhouse. With the removal of St. Albert Hall, the campus will be opened up and the Quad will create a peaceful setting conducive to learning. Illinois native plants and gardens will be incorporated into the landscape design as well as a new water feature that will enhance the overall beauty of campus. The commons seating area will provide space for students to study, collaborate on projects and enjoy fellowship. This space, where relationships will flourish, is a critical means by which student success is made. A variety of naming opportunities in the new Quad are available to recognize supporters and make this vision a reality.
Pay Your Blessings Forward
“You want to pay your blessings forward,” he continued. “If you have
When you love something, you support it the best you can. That’s the lens
blessings, you share them while you can. That’s what it’s all about.
through which Margaret (Kennedy) ’69 and Bill Benoit look at USF, and
Whether it is $10 or $10,000, you have an opportunity to touch someone’s
that is why they have chosen to support the Centennial Campaign and
life and they will, most likely, pay that blessing forward and impact the
name the new commons seating area in the transformed Quad.
lives of others.”
“When I was a student at St. Francis, I majored in English and minored in Music and Education. I had excellent teachers who provided me with a strong foundation in the liberal arts,” Margaret said. “Because of this, I was well prepared for a rewarding career as a teacher. I am looking forward to attending my 50th class reunion in 2019!”
As for the future of USF, the Benoits hope to see the next 100 years be just as good, if not better, than the first 100 years. “We want to see the University of St. Francis continue to grow and thrive,” Margaret said. “We realize that a lot can change over the course of 100 years, but it is our hope that USF will continue to provide the
Although Bill is not an alumnus, he began working at USF as an adjunct
wonderful educational opportunities and Franciscan values that it is so
field experience supervisor in the College of Education after retiring from
well known for.”
Joliet District 86 in 2000. He has since developed an affection for the university on a different level.
“There is a great group of people at USF who are dedicated to preparing students to be successful teachers and leaders,” Bill said. “What is accomplished in the College of Education classrooms each day is truly remarkable.” Regardless of how they individually arrived at it, Margaret and Bill’s love of USF is a common bond they have now shared for years. They also know their support of USF makes a difference and helps to provide opportunities to students that might not otherwise be available to them. This opportunity to impact the lives of those students is important to them. “We love supporting USF because we know there are students here who are going to make a difference in this world and continue to live the Franciscan values they are learning here,” Margaret said. Added Bill, regarding their choice to show that support though the Quad project, “When you walk through the Quad, everyone is welcoming. It’s a beautiful and peaceful place, and the new seating area will be a
Margaret (Kennedy ’69) and Bill Benoit at the Centennial Campaign kick-off event.
wonderful addition.” A Year of Respect / 2018–2019
Celebrating 20 Years of Online Learning at USF in 2019
019 marks the 20th year of online
operate on its own. There is a team of USF
presence in the online environment by checking
learning at the University of St. Francis,
employees responsible for maintaining the
in to the course on a daily basis,” explained
and some students couldn’t fathom
system and servicing both students and
Gummess. “They make their presence known by
life without it.
instructors with its use. The Department of
responding to what students are saying and
Academic Technology (DAT) includes
asking provocative and follow-up questions,
master of social work (MSW) program, is
Christopher Glenn, who provides faculty
which models an atmosphere of interaction so
an adult graduate student who is completing
consultation on the design and development of
students are inspired to exhibit the traits that
her degree in the university’s weekend
online courses; Glen Gummess, who trains
online learning exemplifies.”
program while maintaining a full-time job as at
instructors; and Chris Marks, who provides daily
the Association for Individual Development.
support to Canvas users as “the voice on the
USF since—or not long after—the inception
Cornstubble, a mom and the proud grand-
other end” when individuals call for assistance.
of online learning in 1999. Other notable
mother of two young girls, feels overwhelmed
individuals who helped bring online learning to
at times trying to juggle her studies, her family
especially considering there are more
USF include Dr. Jim Doppke, former USF
life and her job as a behavioral health case
than 2,000 adult undergraduate and graduate
president; Carolyn Murphy, former Board of
manager, but the ability to learn in weekend and
students at USF who, in most cases, are
Trustees chair; Jeff McCune and Mark
online courses has provided her with peace of
studying almost completely online. Their work
Snodgrass, former data processing teammates;
mind in spite of a rigorous routine.
certainly seems to be making a positive impact.
Jerry Kickul and Jeanne Washburn from the
USF has been leading the way as a “Quality
then-Center for Instructional Delivery; and
the house no later than 6:30. I work a 10-hour
Matters” institution for two years now. Through
Dr. Mike LaRocco, who was a professor in the
day and arrive back at home in the evening
this international program, USF joins nearly
College of Business & Health Administration.
sometime after 7 p.m. I settle in quickly and
1,000 institutions in 47 states and six countries
immediately begin my schoolwork in order to
in a commitment to the achievement of
USF as director of Network Support Services,
stay on top of assignments. My workload
established standards and continuous improve-
carries me late into the evening hours and
ment processes for online and blended course
AT&T server and the purchase of Lotus Notes.
certainly requires a bit of balancing. The online
design, according to Glenn.
The chair of our board at the time, Carolyn
learning platform is designed for convenience,
Murphy, arranged it for us. It was Jim Doppke’s
but it still requires a tremendous amount of
only from the expertise of the DAT team,
dream, and Carolyn helped to fulfill it.”
self-discipline and responsibility,” she remarked.
but also from the dedication of professors who
Cassandra Cornstubble, a student in the
“I am up and moving at 4:30 a.m. and leave
This small team delivers a mighty punch,
The quality of USF’s courses comes not
All three individuals have been working at
Said Snodgrass, who continues to work at
“The program got started by a donation of an old
Doppke and his predecessor, Dr. John Orr,
teach in the online learning environment.
were already hard at work preparing the
busy adult students, that “online learning
university for this state-of-the-art move to
platform,” also known as Canvas, doesn’t just
model good discussion habits and create
While technology may make life easier for
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“It is the instructor’s task to lead by example,
online learning long before the launch in 1999.
It was LaRocco who became inspired at a
conference to build an online class for his MBA
students, igniting a fire at the academic level.
With Doppke’s support, and assistance from
first contact with the admissions office, to
McCune and Kickul, the project moved forward.
academic advising, to their major advisor,
students always have someone they can go to
“Jeff helped me cobble together the
The support doesn’t end there. From their
framework for an online environment with a
with questions or concerns. Sloka says that
bulletin board, email feature, and tool to upload
adults have many of the same questions that
papers. After that, Jerry set up the actual
traditional students have—how long it takes and
learning space, and we did a dry run with one of
how much it costs. However, they are also
my graduate marketing classes,” said LaRocco.
concerned about how the coursework and
“The students who took the online classes really Dr. John Orr (left) and Dr. Jim Doppke
additional students during the registration and
degree will help them in their current positions
and with career advancement.
Overall, the benefits then were the same
“I would absolutely love to make more
then as they are now. Ease. Flexibility.
money,” Cornstubble says, “but after graduating
through the 1990s, in John Orr’s presidency
Convenience. Sixteen-year USF veteran Sandee
I mostly hope to find meaningful employment,
and then in my own, USF had upgraded
Sloka, who has served as director of graduate
where I can successfully apply the knowledge
computer equipment, created and expanded
admissions for 13 of those years, has seen
and wisdom gained from my education to
student computer labs and classrooms, and
firsthand how important online learning is to
improve the conditions for those in need.”
helped faculty and students develop computer
today’s adult audience.
skills,” remarked Doppke, under whose
potential students to get started as soon as
“Beginning in the late 1980s and continuing
leadership online learning was launched. “Developing classes and programs taught online
“Helping them figure out how to fit school
into their very busy lives is key,” said Sloka. “The typical profile of an adult student is an
Sloka urges interested students and
possible to make the most of their learning experience.
thus was a natural development for a campus
individual who is juggling home, work, school
community committed to using computers
and many other responsibilities. Many of them
‘right now,’ but every semester you wait puts
appropriately and effectively to improve
have been out of school for a while, so they are
you that much further away from that end
students’ educational experiences. In addition,
apprehensive about starting back.”
campus-based students were trending older,
becoming more diverse, often working full- or
four graduate admissions counselors are
started and take one or two classes. It will get
part-time, and having family or other responsi-
cross-trained to work with all populations,
much easier to keep plugging along.”
bilities. Study of both these student populations
with each counselor having expertise in a
made it clear that they had similar needs:
specialty area. The graduate staff enrolls
and USF’s graduate programs, visit stfrancis.edu/
both needed access to high-quality education
approximately 900 new students each year, on
offered in ways that were flexible and conve-
six different start dates. They work with many
To ease that worry, she and her team of
“There’s always an excuse not to get started
goal of getting your degree,” she advised. “Sometimes the best thing to do is jump in, get
For more information about online studies
nient and met their complex schedules.”
Another factor that influenced Doppke’s
thinking was the opportunity for curricular improvement. Integrating a new delivery system, identifying its strengths and limitations, and evaluating its effects on student learning would allow faculty to rethink individual courses and even entire programs, and thus lead to the strengthening of the overall quality of USF education, he explained.
“That of course was related to what was
arguably the most important element in the decision to start an online education program: USF’s continuing commitment to identifying and meeting the changing needs of students for effective, high-quality education,” said Doppke. USF’s Canvas System
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CO LLEG E O F A RT S & S CI E N CE S
Graduate Student Shares her Journey to Becoming a Physician Assistant by Sabine Wetzel “Hold out your hand and stay still,”
Eager to learn more about the profession, I shadowed a surgical
whispers my grandfather in Swiss-German
physician assistant. who demonstrated compassion for her patients,
as he angles the lamp to illuminate
expansive clinical knowledge and a proclivity for patient education.
We rounded on critically ill patients with a team of attending surgeons,
My failed attempt to whittle a roasting
and would return to each patient after rounds to review and further
stick for my bratwurst left me with a
explain what had been discussed earlier. This experience solidified my path
superficial laceration and tear-stricken
to becoming a physician assistant.
face. He swings open the bathroom closet
to reveal a myriad of concoctions in glass
my eye, including its emphasis on small, interactive classes and its
When applying to schools, several facets of the USF program caught
jars ranging from Chinese teas to onion extract. A few drops from a
commitment to preparing students to provide primary care in rural
carefully selected bottle are applied to my wound with the reassurance
settings. While the USF faculty has offered constant support and
that I will heal quickly.
encouragement, the most significant support I’ve received has come
from my fellow classmates. The Class of 2019 is made up of
My grandfather’s illustration of Swiss home remedies first sparked my
enthusiasm for health and medicine. When he was eventually diagnosed
compassionate, intelligent, inspiring future providers, and I am humbled
with pancreatic cancer, there were always family members, friends, or
and ever-grateful for my journey with them over these last two-and-a-half
neighborhood hospice workers by his side. I remember thinking that
everyone deserved a strong network of support comparable to what he had received. I began to see health care as a collaborative network of care that encompassed the support of family, health care providers, and an entire community.
After graduating from college, I began volunteering and working in
various health care positions to investigate my potential role in the field, including medical scribing and providing direct patient care as a phlebotomist with the American Red Cross. But it was during a routine health visit where I was treated by a physician assistant that my future career presented itself. The individual’s scope of practice was remarkable, and I was astonished to discover that a physician assistant’s could be
The Class of 2019 from USF’s physician assistant program in Albuquerque poses for a mid-year photo.
the provider of one’s medical needs.
MA S T ER O F S O C I A L WO RK P RO G R A M P RODUCI N G S KI LLE D, COMPAS S I ON ATE S OCI AL WORK ER S USF’s Social Work program includes under-
interdisciplinary, multicultural settings. No other
one of the program’s biggest strengths is its
graduate (BSW) and graduate (MSW) degrees in
program in the area can make such distinction,”
student-focused approach to advising and
social work and certificates in forensic social
said Professor Alicia McLaughlin, who has
teaching. Students enter USF’s program at
work and gerontology. The BSW degree trains
served as the MSW program director since
various levels of understanding and potential,
students on generalist social work practice for
returning from her time as a Fulbright Scholar in
and instructors work with them to provide
entry-level social work duties. The MSW degree,
Guyana, South America in January of 2018.
sensitive feedback and mentoring so they can
on the other hand, trains social workers to
achieve their goal of becoming a social worker.
perform on an advanced level, as social service
Francis, according to McLaughlin, is the diversity
program directors at social service agencies or
of the faculty because diversity and inclusion
students. The world needs more social workers
as private practitioners.
are tremendous values of the profession. USF is
to bring about positive change that will reflect
also unique because it offers a weekend MSW
and honor those who have been systematically
generalist practice, with specific aims to create
program, aimed at working professionals who
marginalized from the mainstream.”
social workers who can work proficiently in
want to learn while maintaining a job. However,
“USF’s program goals focus on advanced
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A big strength of the MSW program at St.
Said McLaughlin, “I enjoy training our
CO LLEG E O F BU S I N E S S & H E A LT H A D M I N I S T R AT ION
Spotlight: Emily Egizio ’15, ’18 Emily Egizio was a bright student in the College of Business & Health Administration (COBHA), and is now sharing her talents with the corporate world. After earning her bachelor’s degree in marketing and management in 2015, she continued on to obtain her MBA in 2018. She now works as an events manager for Bowlero Corporation.
Egizio felt a natural and practical progression while transitioning from
the undergraduate to the graduate program at University of St. Francis. She enjoyed her small classes and the personal attention she received from her professors as an undergraduate, noting that her instructors truly got to know her and understand her learning style.
“They knew the best way to help me and pointed me in the right
direction when I needed help,” she described.
After graduating, Egizio dove straight into her MBA work. She
completed COBHA’s “3 to Degree” program, in which some of her undergrad courses counted toward her MBA, and she was able to finish in
success at USF. I can say that I would not be as successful as I am today
a shorter timeframe. She noted that her undergraduate courses were
without all of their help,” expressed Egizio. “I still do the ‘power poses’ we
building blocks for her graduate program, and her graduate program was
learned in Dr. Brown’s class, and I’m never nervous or scared to give
a strong foundation for her career. Egizio not only worked full time
presentations or have hard conversations with employees because I have
while completing her MBA, but she even completely changed careers
great lessons to fall back on.”
during that time.
Bowlero Corporation. She has nine centers that she oversees events
“I would not have been able to do it without online learning. Working
Egizio is now the regional event manager for Chicago and Houston at
full time and having to complete classes to finish my degree was a lot to
for—four in Chicagoland and five in Houston, Texas. Bowlero’s mission
handle,” she said.
statement is, “We strive to be a world-class provider of delightful guest
experiences, and to provide a dynamic work environment where talented
Egizio appreciated the fact that even though they never met in a
classroom, her online professors and classmates made topics come to life
and ambitious associates will thrive,” and Egizio feels her company truly
while they participated in online “discussions” about their jobs and
lives its mission.
workplaces. She was impressed by the fact that many of her professors
came from big corporations and were therefore able to offer their
successful. Every day when I go to work, I know I’m going to have a good
real-world expertise and knowledge to students. The rigorous workload
time. I truly enjoy what I do. I love training and developing staff and
was also helpful because it taught her how to meet deadlines and
keep looking forward to the next step,” said Egizio. “One month into
multitask on multiple projects, which is a helpful skill in the workplace.
working for the company, I was promoted. A year after that I was
Egizio feels every one of her COBHA professors was influential in
promoted again. I have only been in my position for two months and
I recently went from working with four centers to nine. It’s really amazing
to feel so prepared and confident!”
“I learned a lot in Dr. [Rich] Vaughn’s marketing classes. He was also
“Bowlero believes that all employees have value and can be
the advisor for the Student Business Association, which I was a part of.
Dr. [Shannon] Brown, one of my main management professors, was the
also crafts, sews, enjoys scrapbooking, and just generally likes being
When she gets free time, Egizio loves to read and watch movies. She
advisor for F.R.E.E., which I was the president of, and she was a personal
creative. But most importantly, after being born and raised in Joliet, she
mentor of mine. Dr. [Bonnie] Covelli was the advisor for Enactus, which
loves Chicago’s sports teams—especially the Cubs and the Blackhawks.
I helped start at USF. Professor [Joseph] Ferrallo, Dr. [David] Gordon,
“Cubs for sure!” she replied, after being asked which she liked best.
Dr. [Steve] Morrissette, Dr. [Tony] Zordon…all of them contributed to my
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CO LLEG E O F E D U CAT I O N
Q&A with Mary Fran Oskvarek ’89, ’11, ’18 Mary Fran
Stewardship, Leadership, and Learning concen-
experiences exceeded my expectation—truly
tration was an ideal fit for me, given its focus
living up to the mission, vision and values of the
on servant leadership. I saw it as an opportunity
university. What is most impressive about the
to further support my growth within health care
university is the support provided by professors
at the age of 19
leadership and gain additional tools to assist my
to ensure the success of every student.
teams. Servant leaders care for those whom
called to serve
they lead and I find great personal satisfaction in
University of St. Francis has positively influenced
and advocate for
mentoring, guiding and supporting my staff.
my career path and professional success. The
Without a doubt, my educational journey at
Stewardship, Leadership, and Learning curric-
the sick. With time and experience, she was keen to recognize
IT IS EVIDENT THAT YOU ARE PASSIONATE
ulum is applicable to all professions and
that caregivers need support from leadership
ABOUT SERVING OTHERS. HOW HAS THE
organizations. My cohort included professionals
teams to be successful and provide excellent
SERVANT LEADERSHIP COMPONENT OF THE
with careers in education, marketing, finance,
care to others. She wanted to become one of
DOCTORAL PROGRAM INFLUENCED
social work and health care. Skills taught in the
those leaders, and was led back to USF to
SUCCESS IN YOUR CURRENT ROLE?
development of the dissertation foster critical
pursue advanced studies…four times, in fact. As
The ideals that embody servant leadership have
thinking and the importance of research, while
the proud holder of four USF degrees, Oskvarek
helped me to elevate each department I have
analytics and literature review lend additional
has learned a lot from the University of St.
led. Servant leaders mentor team members
support to leaders in all roles. Beyond these
Francis through the bachelor’s in Health Arts
to become more engaged, autonomous, and
skills, the servant leadership dynamic promotes
that she earned 1989, the master’s in Health
ultimately align themselves to the mission,
a healthy leader mindset to compassionately
Administration that she earned in 2011, the MSN
vision, and purpose of the organization. I am
care for those they lead and the organizations
degree she earned in 2018, and the Ed.D. in
most proud of the relationships that I have
Stewardship, Leadership, and Learning that she
developed as a servant leader and how I have
received from the College of Education at
contributed to the growth of associates at
the same time she was completing her MSN.
the hospital including those on my leadership
What are five things people might enjoy
She is quick to acknowledge the University of
team. As a servant leader, I focus on both the
learning about you?
St. Francis as playing a key role in her success.
professional and personal health and wellbeing
1. I enjoy cruising in the Caribbean with my family and fishing in the Northwoods.
of my staff. Caring for my team in this manner WHAT AND WHERE IS YOUR CURRENT JOB?
leads to higher satisfaction within the depart-
I am excited to share that I very recently
ment, which decreases turnover and improves
accepted a promotion to director of nursing
care for the patients we serve.
services and magnet research at Advocate
Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. In my
the doctoral program are servant leaders
previous role as manager of clinical operations
themselves. They use their extensive experi-
for day surgery, the post-anesthesia care unit,
ences to encourage practical candidate
and the O.R. holding room, I was responsible
exploration of how servant leaders respond to
for the oversight of approximately 25,000
a variety of situations.
I appreciate that the professors within
surgical cases annually while managing nearly 100 team members.
HOW DID YOU KNOW UNIVERSITY OF ST. FRANCIS WAS THE RIGHT PLACE TO PURSUE
WHAT WAS YOUR MOTIVATION FOR
AND EARN YOUR DOCTORAL DEGREE?
PURSUING A DOCTORAL DEGREE?
This was an easy decision. I completed my
I have always had a strong desire to continue
undergraduate degree at USF as well as my M.S.
developing professionally in an effort to support
in Health Administration. Along with my
my goal of mentoring others as a leader within
doctoral degree, I also earned an MSN in
an organization. USF’s Ed.D. program and the
Nursing Administration this past year and all four
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2. I was a musician and played trumpet for 10 years, which was how I met my “rock star” husband of 31 years. 3. I enjoy supporting my husband and the various local bands that he performs with. 4. I volunteer at a local homeless shelter twice a month. 5. “Oskvarek” means “bacon bits” in Slovak!
LEAC H CO L L EG E O F N U RS I N G
Dean of Graduate Nursing Programs Illustrates Benefits and Challenges of Online Nursing Instruction
Teaching nursing online is both exciting
obtain quiz statistics once all of the students have completed the
and challenging, according to Sue
examination. Recently, the graduate nursing program implemented
Thompson, assistant dean of graduate
Proctortrack, which is an online proctoring system. This system records
nursing programs at University of St.
the student, via a webcam, as they are taking their exam and notifies the
Francis. The Master’s of Science in Nursing
instructor of any examination violations.
(MSN) is delivered totally online at USF and
Thompson is no stranger to the online
challenges—but most of them have easy solutions or workarounds.
delivery of the program, after having taught
online courses in the Leach College of
because they may feel lost or alone in the online classroom. Creating
Nursing since 2012.
group assignments is an instructional strategy that greatly enhances
“I have experienced the positive impact of teaching with technology,”
While there are endless benefits of online learning, there are also Students can face challenges while learning in the online environment
on a group case study, which stimulates creativity and allows the students
USF’s learning management system, Canvas, allows both the student
“In USF’s Advanced Pharmacology course, for example, students work
and faculty to interact with each other and access to course material
to work collaboratively. Students create a PowerPoint audio lecture based
anytime, day or night. It allows students to participate in the course at their
on a specific scenario, allowing students to not only interact with each
convenience while they balance work and family life with their studies.
other but also with technology,” says Thompson.
Likewise, faculty can enjoy flexibility while monitoring, participating in, and
grading course discussions or assignments on campus or in their home.
teaching presence. The development of modules with learning
activities and assignments is an effective way to create that presence in
The development of online courses in Canvas, including the prepara-
The main challenge for instructors is typically the ability to create a
tion of assignments and exams, is completed before the beginning of a
lieu of meeting with students in person. Additionally, the instructor’s
course to provide continuity for all sections. The classroom is essentially
daily facilitation of and involvement in class discussions, as well as the
“built” online in Canvas, according to the instructor’s wishes. The depart-
recording and delivery of weekly course summaries for students,
ment of academic technology will even copy previous courses so that
are other effective ways to enhance their teaching presence in an
changes to courses can be made easily by the course chair, who is
responsible for updating course material. Instructors must also check all
the technology features, such as links to course resources, to assure that
interaction always makes things better. For instance, written communica-
they are working properly.
tions and emails can be hard to understand, or they may have an
Another advantage to online course delivery for students includes the
Sometimes communication can be challenging, but personal
ability to work ahead in the course. They can do this by exploring
recorded lectures, which are a great feature in the online environment.
something I’ve written in a course discussion or an email,” says Thompson.
This provides students with unlimited access to view and listen to lectures
“I always instruct students to call me if they are not understanding
“Oftentimes, talking to the student on the phone alleviates all their fears
whenever they have time. Students also have the ability to upload videos,
PowerPoint presentations, or voice recordings as part of their assign-
ments. Canvas also provides a conference button that allows students
to move forward in their studies and their careers while giving
and/or faculty to meet asynchronously. Students can create a conference
instructors like Thompson more options and flexibility while teaching in
to meet with their peers or their instructor, providing a more traditional
the online environment.
A great benefit for instructors is the ease of grading. Once the
Overall, online instruction has allowed thousands of LCON graduates
“Teaching online has come a long way since 2012 and I am looking
forward to the technological changes ahead!” she said.
instructor creates an examination, Canvas automatically calculates the student grade. The instructor can easily perform an item analysis and
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THE F I G HT I N G S A I N T S
Fighting Saints Roundup The USF cross country teams posted their best combined finish at the
for 1,942 yards, 22 touchdowns and just eight interceptions. He finished
2018 NAIA National Championships. The Saints took third on the
the season 16th in the NAIA in passing efficiency (148.2) and added five
men’s side and a program-best eighth in the women’s race, leading to a
rushing scores. Butkus wrapped up his time with USF among the
school-record second-place performance in the combined standings.
program’s career leaders in passing yards (6,630), passing touchdowns
Freshman Omar Paramo and senior Gabe Ceballos were both named
(62) and completions (537).
NAIA All-Americans, finishing 20th and 27th respectively in the men’s race. The teams also swept the CCAC Championships for the third straight year.
USF football players Brandon Ruffin and Dwayne Milton both set multiple program records in the fall. Ruffin became the Saints’ all-time leader
St. Francis quarterback Don Butkus was the first player from the NAIA to
in receiving yards (2,597) and touchdowns (34), passing former teammate
be nominated for the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year award.
and 2017 NAIA All-American Lexus Jackson. Milton broke a pair of
Butkus was one of 30 student-athletes from all levels of college football
31-year-old school records, rushing for the most yards in a game (249 vs.
chosen for overcoming injury, illness or other challenges. After suffering a
Lindenwood-Belleville) and a single season (1,059). USF alumnus John
season-ending hamstring injury early in the 2017 campaign, Butkus
Larsen set both rushing records in 1987. Both Ruffin and Milton will return
returned to action in 2018 and completed over 57 percent of his throws
for their senior seasons in 2019.
Above: The Saints cross country teams had another successful season, including sweeping the CCAC Championships. At right, top to bottom: Fighting Saints football standouts Don Butkus, Brandon Ruffin and Dwayne Milton.
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GARY F E N CI K V I S I TS US F AS GUE ST SPEAK ER AT B ROWN & GOLD 2 0 18 Student-athletes from USF’s six fall sports brought in a multitude of accolades during the first semester. On the field, the Saints totaled 37 all-conference honors and 15 player of the week awards. In addition, 17 USF student-athletes were named NAIA Scholar-Athletes and 43 earned all-academic recognition from either the CCAC or MSFA. The University of St. Francis women’s basketball team earned its third consecutive preseason top-10 ranking, checking in at No. 9 in the NAIA Division II Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The Saints have made back-toback trips to the NAIA National Tournament Quarterfinals. Honorable mention All-American Kaitlin Aylward returns for her junior season after averaging 16.9 points and 7.9 rebounds last winter.
Gary Fencik, the starting safety from the Chicago Bears’ Super Bowl XX championship team, served as the guest speaker at the 42nd Annual Brown & Gold Night on December 6. Nearly 500 people attended the event at the Sullivan Center which raised better than $20,000 for USF athletics. The night was emceed by local radio personality and friend of USF, Scott Slocum, from 1340 WJOL.
Fencik, who played 12 seasons with the Bears, recently earned a
No. 16 ranking on the Chicago Tribune’s list of the greatest NFL players that played prep ball in the Chicago area. He was a key piece of Buddy Ryan’s 46 defense that turned in one of the most dominating performances in NFL history in 1985. After a 15-1 regular season, the Bears allowed just 10 total points in the postseason, including shutting out the New York Giants (21-0) and Los Angeles Rams (24-0) before thrashing the New England Patriots 46-10 in Super Bowl XX. Above: The women’s basketball team was again ranked in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll. At right: Kaitlin Aylward.
Fencik joined an impressive list of football players and coaches who
have been featured at the Brown & Gold event. That list includes his former teammates Jim McMahon (2012), Dan Hampton (1986) and Tom Thayer (1986, 2005) as well as his former coach Mike Ditka (1982, 2007). NFL Hall of Famers Dick Butkus (1980), Bart Starr (1994), Carl Eller (1983) and Paul Hornung (1989) have also headlined the event. Other notable speakers have included longtime Marquette University basketball coach and network television analyst Al McGuire (1977, 1987), basketball coaching legends John Wooden (1978) and Ray Meyer (1979), college baseball’s all-time winningest coach and USF’s own Gordie Gillespie (1996), Olympic wrestler and coach Dan Gable (2002), and Baseball Hall of Famers Fergie Jenkins (2008) and Frank Thomas (2013).
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STAYIN G CO NNEC TED A LU MN I N E W S
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS President
Keith Schomig ’13, ’17 President-Elect
Alumni Spotlight: Michael Beshel ’06, ’08, ’14 Michael Beshel has
extremely important as my new role kept me in the
been a model USF
office 60–70 hours per week. I needed to be able to
do my classwork at my time, and at all hours of the
three times! Beshel
day and night,” explained Beshel.
received his master’s
degree in Health
beckoned to Beshel again as he started looking into
Administration in 2006,
doctorate programs. Many of them required
his MBA in 2008, and
students to have an MSN. He once again reached out
then decided to return
to USF to explore his options. Since he had many
Two years later, the University of St. Francis
Caroline Portlock ’02, ’04 Past President
Shawn Walsh ’00, ’15 Vice President for Constitution
Jason Whiteside, J.D., ’00 Vice President for Programs
Erika Martinez ’11, ’15 Vice President for Scholarships
Karen Ciarlette ’94, ’97 Vice President for Young Alumni & Student Engagement
Candice Quinerly ’10 Secretary
Wihelmine Vidmar ’68
master’s credits through his previous degrees, it made
Sisters of St. Francis Representative
obtaining an MSN through USF easy. He was able to
Sr. Lois Prebil, OSF ’61
like Beshel exhibits hard work, loyalty, and a true
complete it all online.
commitment to the Franciscan values of respect,
Joseph Ferrallo ’85, ’06, ’07
integrity, service and compassion.
knowledge that helped to prepare me for new roles,
and helped me to become a great leader in the health
and obtain an MSN in 2014. Often referred to as a “triple-alum” at USF, an individual with three degrees
Beshel’s first degree was obtained in a traditional
“Each one of these degrees gave me different
Student Representatives Victoria Daugherty Ava O’Connor
three-year program at a satellite campus in
systems I was working for. In fact, it allowed me the
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which was very close to the
opportunity to move up in the organization to the
Alumni & Family Relations Office
hospital facility where he worked at the time. He
highest role in the nursing department for several
Aubrey Knight ’04, ’07, Director
learned about the University of St. Francis through
years, which actually has afforded me the opportunity
some advertising materials that came to the hospital.
for an early retirement,” he said.
“I was so appreciative of the flexibility of the USF
When asked for advice on how to keep balanced
Ashleigh Dillon ’13, ’15, Assistant Director
GENERAL BOARD MEMBERS
Matthew Bisek ’10
program. It allowed me to continue with my very
while obtaining a degree, Beshel had good suggestions.
busy schedule as a nurse executive, and also maintain
my family life while raising three children at the time,”
will gain you. Second, be sure that you have a
good contact with the university who can guide you
Sharon Dewart ’78
through the correct order of classes. Through all
Elmer F. Eddy ’80
advocated for USF and shared information with the
of my degrees, USF staff members were always
Jacqueline A. Edmonson ’63, ’88, ’94
nurses he oversaw, to see if he could get more
outgoing and helpful, ensuring that we, as students,
Laura Eggert ’09, ’13
of them signed up for the USF experience. That first
were obtaining our goals,” advised Beshel. “And
H. Richard Hagen, J.D., ’90
degree also got him promoted from director of
finally, make sure you only take on as much as you can
Linda M. Kilroy ’72
nursing to chief nursing officer. With the promotion,
handle in your work, school and family life.”
Eric Lawhead ’07
and the business responsibilities that came with
Frances H. Naal ’58
the role, Beshel felt strongly that he needed to
relocated to Florida. He may consider some type of
Jan Novotny ’67
return to school again—this time to enhance his
part-time role in the future, but for now, he’s happy
L. Scott Pekol ’99
Alan Randolph ’07
Corey Richardson ’09
Beshel liked the program so much that he
“I returned to my alma mater to obtain my MBA.
The program offered by USF was amazing and allowed
“First, always make sure you know what the degree
After his retirement, Beshel and his wife
“The education I received from USF has given me
a life that many could only wish for,” he said.
me to complete the entire program online, which was
Patricia Bracken ’73, ’86, ’94 Judith M. Bulat ’72 Danielle Ciechanski ’08
Susan Rogina ’94, ’99 Anne-Christine (Tompkins) Day ’13, ’14
STAY IN TOUCH
Upcoming alumni events are listed at stfrancis.edu/alumni/events.
Check out what’s coming up on the schedule, including the Career Networking & Etiquette Dinner on February 21!
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FA I T H, M I S S I O N & D I V E RS IT Y
DISTIN GU IS H ED A LU M N I HO N O RE D
Over 115 students, 18 LCON faculty members
The University of St. Francis, through the USF Alumni & Family Relations
and staff members, 38 other employees and
Office, honored six outstanding alumni with annual Distinguished Alumni
students, and 11 Sisters of St. Francis
Awards as part of the university’s Homecoming & Reunion festivities in
attended the 2018 “St. Clare Day” at St. Clare
September. One alumna/us from each of the university’s four colleges is
Campus. The event took place on Oct. 4,
honored each year, highlighting the diverse disciplines of a comprehensive
during SS. Francis & Clare Week. Participants
university, and the prestigious Presidential Alumni Award is selected by the university’s president.
donated $224 and 228 pounds of food to the Illinois Food Bank in order to help feed
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LILLIAN (DOLESHEK) BUCKLEY ’72
the poor. In addition, 36 pints of blood were donated to Life Source Blood Bank.
“We are very fortunate to be able to put food on our table and have a roof
over our head when we go to sleep. It is important that we give to those who COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION ALUMNI AWARD
do not have these blessings. Small gestures make large ones, and St. Clare Day
BRIAN BAIN ’02
nursing student Alivia Tessari. “Giving back to the community and
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION ALUMNI AWARD
HOLLY BONTOWSKI ’93 PRESIDENTIAL ALUMNI AWARD
BILL ’82 & TRISH (BANKS) ’83 BELLAH
LEACH COLLEGE OF NURSING ALUMNI AWARD
DAYNA (BERNSTEIN) JAYNSTEIN ’09
# STFRA N CIS FRI DAY Join our students and show your USF pride by wearing brown and gold USF gear on Fridays! If and when the alumni staff sees students in Saints attire on Fridays, they get a fun prize. Alumni can participate, too, from anywhere in the world. Take a Friday photo in your Saints attire while on vacation, at a football game, at work or with friends and post it on social media using the hashtag #StFrancisFriday. You’ll receive a gift from the Alumni & Family Relations Office for showing your school spirit and may get featured on our social media pages. Go Saints! stfrancis.edu/alumni/stfrancisfriday
SAIN T S S W EET HE A R T S Love is in the air! There are over 500 Saints Sweetheart couples who met and fell in love at USF. Did you meet your spouse during your time on campus or connect after graduation? If so, we want to learn more about your love story so we can share and celebrate it with your USF family. Sweetheart stories and photos are being collected and will be featured on social media for Valentine’s Day week as well as online. Submit your story or learn more about our happy couples at stfrancis.edu/alumni/sweethearts.
was one of the events that represented the good we can do for others,” said volunteering your time is important— it is a representation of what it means to be a student at USF.”
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Honor Roll of Donors
The generous support of the following donors has enabled the University of St. Francis to advance its mission, vision and goals.
This report reflects gifts received between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. Every attempt was made to ensure the accuracy of this listing. If there is an error or omission, please contact USFâ€™s Office of Institutional Advancement at 815-740-4287.
USF Society Gifts of $1,000 and above annually qualify for membership in the USF Society, the University of St. Francis’ annual giving society. Lifetime USF Society Member
Those who have given over $100,000+ cumulative gifts.
USF Society President’s Circle
USF Society Francis & Clare Circle
USF Society Assisian Circle
USF Society Brown & Gold Circle
LIFETIME USF SOCIETY MEMBER $100,000+ Ms. N. Jeanne Anderson* ’68 Anonymous Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation Associated Colleges Mrs. Jo Ann (McDonald) Barber ’52 Mr. and Mrs. George Barr Dr. and Mrs. Noel Bass Mr. and Mrs. William J. Bellah ’82 (Patricia Banks ’83) Mr. and Mrs. William C. Benoit (Margaret Kennedy ’69) Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Bergman Mr.* and Mrs. LaVerne S. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Norman Codo (Charlotte ’74) Mr. and Mrs. Terrence O. D’Arcy Department of Health and Human Services Fifth Third Bank First Midwest Bank Gosselin Family Mr. and Mrs. Cyril W. Habiger (Diane Felbinger ’77) Harrah’s Joliet Casino Hotel Hollywood Casino Dr. and Mrs. Arvid C. Johnson Mr. John and Mrs. Cecily* Leach Leach Nursing Scholarship Trust Lilly Endowment, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Mallof Mr. and Mrs John T. Manner Mr. William J. Manner ’96 Mrs. Carolyn (Tomecek) Murphy ’65 Robert W. Plaster Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Patrick G. Ryan James P. Sczepaniak Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate Mrs. Vera Smith* Ms. Cecilia A. Trizna-Vargo ’59 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Vana Virginia J. Saxon Scholarship Fund Mr. and Mrs. Brent H. Wadsworth Wadsworth Golf Construction Company
Mrs. Eileen C. Webb* Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Wheeler (Patricia S. Sexton ’67) Mr. Leon A. Wirt
FOUNDER’S CIRCLE $50,000 & ABOVE Ms. N. Jeanne Anderson* ’68 Dr. and Mrs. Noel Bass Mr. and Mrs. William J. Bellah ’82 (Patricia Banks ’83) Mr. and Mrs. William C. Benoit (Margaret Kennedy ’69) Department of Health and Human Services Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Mallof Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Vana Virginia J. Saxon Scholarship Fund Wadsworth Golf Construction Company
USF SOCIETY PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE $25,000–$49,999 Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation Associated Colleges Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Dollinger Mr. and Mrs. Cyril W. Habiger (Diane Felbinger ’77) Dr. and Mrs. Arvid C. Johnson Dr. Karen M. Kietzman* ’66 Leach Nursing Scholarship Trust Ms. Cecilia A. Trizna-Vargo ’59
USF SOCIETY FRANCIS & CLARE CIRCLE $10,000–$24,999 Mr.* and Mrs. LaVerne S. Brown Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Buchanan ’89 (Karen M. Hammond ’89) Mr. and Mrs. William Carroll Mr. and Mrs. Norman Codo (Charlotte ’74) Mr. and Mrs. Terrence O. D’Arcy
ECON Illinois Mr. Steven Hernandez & Mrs. Marisel Ayabarreno Hernandez Mr. and Mrs. Scott W. Holdman ’01 Joliet Rotary Club Ms. Rosemary A. Lux ’52 Dr. Cheryl and Mr. Kevin McCarthy (Cheryl ’86) Mrs. Carolyn (Tomecek) Murphy ’65 Old Plank Trail Community Bank Presence Health Mr. James R. Sefcik, Jr. Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate Dr. Billie P. Terrell ’77 Wintrust Commercial Banking
USF SOCIETY ASSISIAN CIRCLE $5,000–$9,999 Mr. and Mrs. Anthony R. Arellano Barnes & Noble at St. Francis Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Bergman Mr. and Mrs. George R. Block ’79 Mr. Drew R. Bradle ’02 Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Brennan ’81 Ms. Margaret J. Cockbill ’62 Mr. Richard Cronholm Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. DeMint (Judith Pavell ’60) ExxonMobil Foundation Fifth Third Bank Mr. Joseph M. Gaul ’16 Hollywood Casino Mr. and Mrs. Mark S. Inserra Mr. and Mrs. Ronald H. Kenny ’81 Mr. Dave Laketa ’90 Mr. and Mrs John T. Manner Ms. Charlotte Marks* Mr. and Mrs. Gordon E. Marsh (Suzanne M. Slifka ’02) Mickey’s Tire & Service, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Mikuska Pepsi-Cola Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Qualio (Stephanie ’05) Rich Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Steven T. Rosen (Candice Polovina ’88) Ms. Cheryl A. (Schroeder) Stepney ’70 Drs. Daniel and Stephanie Streitz Ms. Kathleen P. Sullivan ’95 Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Turk Mr. Duane R. Walker (MaryAnne Krawchuck* ’70) Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Wheeler (Patricia S. Sexton ’67) Dr. Phyllis M. Wilson Colleen A. Wyse ’75 and Stephen Klasko, M.D. Dr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Zordan
USF SOCIETY BROWN & GOLD CIRCLE $1,000–$4,999 Mr. Michael L. Abegg Mr. and Mrs. Christopher J. Adler ’80 Adler Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Andrejasich (Carol Slana ’59) Archer Highland Post No. 698— The American Legion Mrs. Jo Ann (McDonald) Barber ’52 Mr. and Mrs. George Barr Mr. Rob Bauer Mrs. Arlene Benigni Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Beutel (Denise Clemens ’85, ’96) Mr. Michael Bily & Ms. Christy Ford Mr. George R. Black Dr. and Mrs. William R. Bromer Brown & Brown of Northern Illinois, Inc. The Honorable and Mrs. Robert P. Brumund Sr. Susan Bruno, OSF ’79 Ms. Judith M. Bulat* ’72 Mr. and Mrs. William F. Burich Mrs. Elizabeth F. (Freiburg) Burke ’48 Dr. Patricia F. (Forsythe) Campbell ’70 Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Carlson Mr. Robb Carlson Mr. Tom Carstens Cathedral Area Preservation Association CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services of Illinois Champion Drywall, Inc. Mr. Richard L. Chavez Mr. and Mrs. Matthew W. Connor (Josephine Giacchino ’56) Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Cox (Mary Lagger ’73) Mr. and Mrs. Scott S. Crowther Crowther Roofing and Sheet Metal CTC Trading Group, LLC Mr. and Mrs. William Cunnea Mr. and Mrs. James D’Amico Mr.* and Mrs. John W. D’Arcy (Jeanette O’Donnell ’49) D’Arcy Motors Mr. and Mrs. James J. Darguzis Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. DeGroot Dr. and Mrs. James A. Doppke, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Louis T. Duerinck (Patricia Bird ’52) Dr. Carolyn M. T. Engers Enterprise Holdings Foundation Excel Electric, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fedo ’80 (Georgene Policandriotes ’74, ’80, ’85) First Community Bank *deceased
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First Midwest Bank Franciscan Foundation Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs Franciscan Sisters of Chicago Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart Mr. Carl Frenskensky Ms. Rebecca Fry Mr. and Mrs. John J. Futterer Mr. & Mrs. Michael Gard Ms. Anna Gasparich GCA Service Group, Inc. Mr. Michael F. Gende ’87 Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Gorbold Dr. and Mrs. Alexander Grabavoy (Marisue Cordano ’83) Mr.* and Mrs. Harold P. Graham (Patricia A. Liker ’64) Mr. and Mrs. Shane E. Green ’97 (Kerri Rochowicz ’97) Dr. Barbara Greenham-Conway ’53, ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Hansen (Beth Shankland ’73) Harrah’s Joliet Casino Hotel Mr. Tom Hastings Mr. and Mrs. Craig R. Herkert ’81 Mr. Jack R. Hermanski Mr. and Mrs. Max Hershbarger (Elaine T. Kick ’67) Sr. Mary Elizabeth Imler, OSF Interstate Batteries of Southwest Chicago Jacobs, Burns, Orlove and Hernandez Ms. Annette M. Jelinek Johansen & Anderson, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Christopher M. Johnson Joliet Township Government Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Juster (Mary Lou Lechowich ’66) Mr. Michael J. Kalata ’87 Mr. and Mrs. James H. Karges (Cyndi A. Rutkowski ’80) Karges Realty Mr. and Mrs. Patrick A. Keating ’94 (Cynthia A. Rios ’95) Mr. and Mrs. John S. Kender (Carol A. Vischak ’67) Mr. and Mrs. Jerome G. Kenney (Dolores Torres ’56) KGG, LLC Mr. and Mrs. Wayne G. Klasing (Barbara Franey ’64) Mrs. Marilynn F. (Jilek) Klotz ’68 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Knapczyk Ms. Jean Konrad Kresge Foundation KSKJ Life, American Slovenian Catholic Union Kurtz Ambulance Service, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Laken (Elizabeth Briick ’84)
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Dr. and Mrs. Michael V. LaRocco (Kathleen ’81, ’96) Lawn Works of Joliet, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. George Lehman (Carol (Pubentz) Sterr-Lehman ’56) Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Leone, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund J. Leracz (Bernice Borek ’62) Liberty Mutual Mrs. Billie Limacher Loyola University Medicine Dr. Rosemary Lucas ’49 Mrs. Tawnya R. (Christensen) Mack ’99 Miss Rose E. Mancuso Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Manley (Marianne E. Busse ’57) Mr. William J. Manner ’96 Martin Whalen Office Solutions, Inc. Ms. Jean Matoura Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. McCafferty (Carol Ann Ardaugh ’65) Mrs. Kathleen H. (Baye) McCrohan ’71 Mr. Vincent K. McGirr Dr. Terrance P. McGuire and Ms. Kathleen J. McGowan Nancy K. McKenna, J.D. Ms. Claretta F. Meier ’59 MetLife Foundation Midland States Bank Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Miles Mrs. Magdalyn (Woolfe) Miller ’61 Mrs. Sandra (Novak) Montrose Olivier ’61 Dr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Morrissette ’83, ’86 (Maureen Briscoe ’84, ’96) Office Justice Programs Dr. and Mrs. John C. Orr (Madonna Plese ’56) P.F.C. Post 8821 Dr. and Mrs. Jesse K. Park Dr. and Mrs. Frank H. Pascoe Mr. Larry Patrick PNC Bank Presence Health Mr. and Mrs. Marvin F. Rakers (Anita Heimann ’63) Mr. and Mrs. Steven J. Randich ’79 (Ann Reedy ’80) Remco Medical, Inc. Mr. Michael F. Rittof Rockdale Automotive Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet Mrs. Mary Kay (Walter) Rowe ’69 Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Ruth ’82 Mr. and Mrs. Scott Schager (Jodi C. Zier ’96, ’02) Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Scheuber ’95 (Kathleen ’80, ’87) Mr. and Mrs. Keith Schomig ’13, ’17
School Sisters of St. Francis of Christ the King Mr. and Mrs. David D. Scott (Diane M. Kiefner ’80) Mr. and Mrs. David Short Sidelines Sports Bar Mr. and Mrs. Paramjit S. Sidhu Silver Cross Hospital Mr. Damon M. Sloan and Ms. Ana Rossetti Miss Elaine T. Smith Sodexo, Inc. & Affiliates Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Soldan ’93 (Christina ’94, ’05) Ms. Barbara A. Speiser ’60 Mrs. Loretta J. (Wiesbrook) Spesia ’65 Ms. Susan K. (Scarcelli) Spurgeon ’78 Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Sterling Mr. and Mrs. Dan L. Stevenson Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Sullivan Mrs. Chieh K. Tan ’00 Tezak Funeral Home The Flooring Guys Tim Wallace Landscape Supply Company, Inc. Mr. Rodney A. Tonelli Turk Furniture Mr. and Mrs. John E. Vidmar (Wilhelmine McCarley ’68) Dr. Michael J. Vinciguerra Mr. and Mrs. Daniel T. Vogen ’93 (Tracey L. Carmack ’92) Mr. and Mrs. George R. Vogrin (Shelby J. Brown ’60) Mr. and Mrs. Brent Wagner Mr. Timothy J. Wallace ’82 Mr. and Mrs. Shawn T. Walsh ’00 (Amy ’03) Mr. Scott Walsh Dr. and Mrs. Christopher J. Ward Dr. Barbara Watters ’79 and Dr. James H. Watters Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Whalen Mr. Jason M. Whiteside ’00 Mr. Eric Wignall Mr. David Williams
ANNUAL FUND GIFTS UP TO $999 Major John Aaron, Jr. (Ret.) ’80 Accents Lighting Acton Institute Mrs. Sue A. Adair ’91 Mrs. Ruby D. Adams ’89 Advanced Family Dental & Orthodontics, PC Aetna Foundation Ms. Michael Agilebu Ms. Linda S. Aguilar
Mrs. Janice A. Aimaro ’78 Ms. Sarah E. Alag Mr. James J. Albritton ’80 Mr. Saad Aldawsari ’18 Mr. Fawaz Alfawaz ’18 Mrs. Dianne L. (Rastello) Allen ’66 Mr. and Mrs. James D. Allen (Patricia Judnich ’64) Dr. and Mrs. Mark Alles Ms. Leah M. Alles ’18 Mr. Robert P. Alley Ms. Therese Alm ’16 Mr. Phillip W. Alonzo ’10 Mr. Ammar Alsharif ’18 Mr. J. Thomas Alves Mr. Vincent Ambrose ’17 Anchor Fence, Inc. Mrs. Helen I. (Hogan) Anderson ’61 Ms. Mary K. (Bentley) Anderson ’02, ’04 Mr. Elijah A. Anderson ’18 Mrs. Torian Anderson Ms. Elna Anderson Mary Ann Andrade-Bekker, Psy.D. ’07 Mrs. Angela A. (DeSandre) Andreshak ’57 Mr. James Andricopulos Ms. Selena Angeles ’18 Mrs. Ruth B. Antony ’05 Mr. Omar Aqel ’17 Arch Payment Solutions Ms. Patricia Arias ’08, ’11 Mr. Walter J. Arnhold ’74 Mrs. Barbara J. Ashton ’03, ’06 Associated Insurance Plans International, Inc. Mr. Abraham Atiq ’18 Mrs. Shannon M. Atsinger ’12, ’17 Mrs. Darice E. (Avakian) Augustson ’74 Ms. Danielle Aurit ’18 Ms. Kimberly C. Autrey ’08 Ms. Janet Avila
B Ms. Alicia Baca ’18 Ms. Evelyn Baca-Kight ’81 Mr. Brian G. Badke ’96 Ms. Christine Bailey Ms. Kathleen Bailey ’18 Ms. Marissa Bailey ’17 Mrs. D. Anne (Sonnefield) Bailie ’64 Mrs. Dollie A. (Badovinich) Bajusz ’54 Mr. and Mrs. David R. Baker ’90 Mr. Steven Baker ’18 Ms. Alice Balandis ’18 Mr. and Mrs. Brian Baltz ’96 (Lauren A. Mueller ’95) Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Bank Mrs. Marilyn J. (Majorowski) Baran ’71 Mr. Perre’ Barbarin
Mr. and Mrs. William Barbier Mr. Nicholas J. Barello ’13 Mr. Jeffery P. Barker Mr. and Mrs. John J. Barkoski Mr. Grayson Barnette ’18 Barolo Ristorante Ms. Ana Maria Barreto ’17 Ms. Morayma Barron Ms. Dorothyanne Barry ’86 Mr. James J. Barto ’06 Robert S. Barwa, Ed.D. Ms. Ruthann Baskerville ’63 Mrs. Anna Marie (Di Monte) Bates ’59 Mrs. Dorothy (Pulo) Batka ’58 Mr. Michael R. Battaglia ’99 Mrs. Natalie M. Bayci Mr. Kenneth J. Bazarnik ’78 Mr. Anthony J. Becich ’86 Ms. Virginia L. Beckner-Rush ’90 Ms. Rayann Bedford ’18 Ms. Loryl Bedinger ’16 Mrs. Mary L. (Meisinger) Bednarz ’63 Ms. Jennifer R. Beegle ’99 Mrs. Loretta A. (Zumer) Beinhoff ’58 Mr. and Mrs. William P. Bekker (Mary Ann Andrade-Bekker ’07) Mrs. Lois G. (Oelhafen) Bence ’78 Ms. Virginia M. Bender ’87 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benedick Mrs. Julia (Yording) Benoit ’72 Mr. Chris Benson Bentley Systems, Incorporated Mrs. June M. Benton ’82 Mrs. Carol J. (Link) Bergin ’63 Mr. and Mrs. Ted C. Berman Berman Capital Management & Research Ms. Margaret Berry ’16 Mr. and Mrs. Don Bersano Dr. Lynn Bertino-Neville ’73 Sr. Jeanne Bessette, O.S.F. ’77 Mr. George W. Beverly, Jr. ’84 Ms. Caleigh Beverly Mr. Ravanna Bey ’18 Mr. and Mrs. William K. Biciste Bill Jacobs Joliet Ms. Joan C. Billing ’82 Ms. Eloise Billups ’05, ’08 Mr. and Mrs. Brett J. Binkowski ’94 (Shawna Batus ’94) Mrs. Marianne (Legan) Birgersson ’66 Mr. and Mrs. Matthew M. Bisek ’10 (Michelle Gearhart ’10) Ms. Elizabeth A. (Bill) Bispo ’76 Mr. Lawrence R. Blackburn ’77 Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, Ltd. Mrs. Laura J. (Sanders) Bladel ’73 Mr. Bryan Blair ’17
Mr. Kirk A. Blakney ’96 Mr. Jorge Blanco ’18 Mrs. Eileen (Brennan) Blasing ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Blatti (Patricia L. Lee ’84) Ms. Joyce D. Blau ’91 Mr. Brian Blaylock ’18 Mr. Ronald A. Block ’91 Ms. Abigail Blome ’18 Mr. Erik R. Blomstedt Ms. Laura Blum ’18 Bobby’s Tap Ms. Renee Bodach Boeing Dr. and Mrs. Thomas V. Boeke (Catherine ’82) Mrs. Frances J. (Dornik) Boese ’62 Mrs. Stacey E. (Evans) Boland ’99 Mrs. Eleanore C. (Kijowski) Bolanowski ’48 Mr. and Mrs. Paul Boley (Paula Sosnoski ’73) Ms. Victoria Bolonkowski Mrs. Mary C. (Alexy) Bonadio ’96 Mr. Ian Bond Mr. Henry E. Boraks ’05 Mr. Robert Borgstrom Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Borkowski Ms. Nancy Bottino Mrs. Rita J. (Herbst) Bottomley ’86, ’04 Mr. JP Boulos Mr. David Bowman ’15 Mrs. Denise F. Boxleitner ’95 Mr. William Bozue Ms. Patricia L. Bracken ’73, ’86, ’94 Mrs. Carol L. (White) Brady ’62 Dr. Gina M. Brandolino ’94 Ms. Lindsey Brashler Mr. and Mrs. Saul Brass Mr. Kevlin B. Braun ’01 Mrs. Mary Ann (Kull) Brecht ’71 Mrs. Kathleen Breen-Garcia ’59 Mrs. Marlene M. (Stepaniak) Bremmer ’59 Mrs. Geri A. Brent Ms. Alyssa Bridleman ’17 Mrs. Georgia L. Brinkmeier ’88 Mrs. Margaret P. (Kent) Broach ’79 Mrs. Angelee (Mouhalis) Brooks ’90 Mrs. Joan C. (Wallace) Brosnahan ’69 Dr. Virginia M. Brouch ’61 Mrs. Doris (Lewis) Brown ’50 Ms. Marilyn A. Brown Mrs. Deborah J. (Surinak) Brozman ’74 Ms. Jennifer Brubaker Mrs. Michelle P. (Petrelli) Bruggeman ’87 Mrs. Kathryn A. (Mistrik) Bryan ’84 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bryant Mr. Kenneth D. Buck ’02 Mrs. Lillian J. (Doleshek) Buckley ’72
Mrs. Susan M. Buckley ’85 Mrs. Darlene F. (Grybash) Bull ’78 Mrs. Margaret (Sanderell) Bump ’62 Mrs. Joyce L. (Piggush) Burdge ’69 Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence R. Burich (Susan K. Murawski ’87) Ms. Bridget W. Burke ’18 Ms. Mallory Burke ’18 Mrs. Margaret A. (Owing) Burnett ’68 Ms. Phyllis M. Burrell ’84 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Burt (Marie A. Goeller ’70) Mr. Donald Butkus Jr. ’17 Ms. Alexis Butler ’17 Ms. Jeanne M. Buzinski ’78
C Ms. Ashley Cady ’16 Mr. Joe Caffarini Mrs. Donna G. Cairone ’03 Mrs. Miriam (Ore) Caithamer ’78 Mr. Derrick A. Caldwell II ’15, ’17 Mrs. Barbara A. (McDonnell) Callahan ’57 Ms. Kalya E. Callahan Mr. Edwardo Callejas ’18 Mrs. Ashley Callister ’14 Ms. Jeanine C. Calogero Ms. Mary A. Campaigne ’72 Ms. Cristina Camphouse ’17 Mr. and Mrs. Arturo F. Campos ’06 (Christine M. Campos ’92, ’17) Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Cannata (Julie A. Schmidt ’68) Mr. Albert Canva ’18 Mr. George W. Capps Ms. Brenda Carbajal ’18 Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Carbery Mr. and Mrs. Stephen R. Carbery (Corinne Carbery ’97) Mrs. Margaret R. (Murphy) Carey ’56 Ms. Kaitlin Carlton ’17 Ms. Janet I. Carr ’68 Ms. Laura Carrillo Mrs. Mary Jo (Talarico) Carroll ’77 Mrs. Phyllis E. Carroll Mrs. Ashley S. Carter ’09 Ms. Trudy E. (Copeland) Carter ’86 Mr. Patrick W. Casey ’86 Ms. Kristen A. Castelloni ’96 Caterpillar Foundation Mr. David Caulfield ’75 Mrs. Sylvia R. (Bernacki) Cavanaugh ’57 Ms. Erica Ceballos ’18 Cemeno’s Pizza Ms. Carol L. (Janke) Cenar ’60 Central Valley Studios Ms. Olivia Cervantes Srimani Chakravarthi, Ph.D. ’17
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Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Chandler (Meghan M. Chandler ’05) Mrs. Betty J. Chapko ’80, ’85 Mrs. Lisa A. Chapman ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Steven J. Charvat Mrs. Helen H. (Hubbell) Chase ’71 Ms. Tiffani Cheehy ’18 Mr. Jeffrey A. Chiapello ’10 Mrs. Mary Lou Chipongian ’85 Mrs. Diane Chonacki-Schultz Ms. Meera Chouhan ’18 Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Chovanec ’93 (Marissa Franzen ’95) Mrs. Marlene N. (Moran) Christ ’60 Mrs. Cynthia R. Christensen ’91 Mr. Joseph Christian Mrs. Charlotte C. (Eckland) Christiana ’54 Mr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Ciarlette (Karen L. Christianson ’94, ’97) Ciarlette & Robbins LLP Ms. Danielle I. (Martin) Ciechanski ’08 Ms. Patricia A. Cipriani ’54 Ms. Ashley Clement ’15 Ms. Laura Munoz ’16 and Ms. Princess S. Clemente ’14, ’16 Ms. Jennifer S. Clements ’04, ’10 Ms. Kelly Clucas ’18 Mrs. Shirley E. (Eich) Colaric ’53 Mr. Jason Coleman Mrs. Nancy R. (Dolan) Coleman ’68 Mrs. Nancy J. Colombo O’Donnell ’70 Comcast Business Committee to Elect Lawrence Walsh Community Chiropractic Center Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Ms. Jane Condon Ms. Caitlyn Coneset ’18 Mr. Keith Conroy ’86 Ms. Helen M. Conroy ’87 Mr. Joseph P. Considine Ms. Jessica L. Conte ’13 Ms. Crystal Contreras ’17 Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Cook, Jr. (Linda Petrakovitz ’65) Ms. Khadija L. Cooley ’17 Mrs. Carol M. Coolidge ’78 Mrs. Rebecca “Kaye” Coop ’95 Mrs. Mary Kay (Bourrie) Cooper ’70 Ms. Gwendolyn Copeland ’71, ’98, ’01 Ms. Santa Corral Ms. Frances (Trainor) Corrigan ’51 Ms. Sheila Corrigan ’86 Mrs. Beth A. Corsetti ’13 Ms. Nadya Cortes ’18 Dr. Joseph N. Costa ’94 Mr. Frank J. Costa, Jr. ’89 Mr. Nathan A. Costello ’18 Mr. Cadet W. Cottingham
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Mr. and Mrs. Terrance L. Cottrell ’99, ’03 (Michelle ’09, ’10) Countryside Contractors Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth D. Courtright III ’92 (Kerri A. Lundeen ’91) Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Covelli (Bonnie ’09) Ms. Michelle L. Cox ’13, ’17 Cox Livery Service Mr. Jacob Crabb Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Craig (J. Robin Nevin ’70) Ms. Julie A. Cramer ’72 Mrs. Shirley A. Crawford ’88 Ms. Shirley Creamer ’01, ’18 Ms. Keirston Creek ’16 Crest Rent A Car Mrs. Laura J. (Girard) Crouch ’71 Mrs. Patricia M. Culloton ’91 Mr. Thomas E. Currier Ms. Karen Curtin ’82 Mrs. Carolyn L. Cusumano ’92 Mr. Nicholas Cutro Ms. Anne (Wolf) Cvrkel ’62 Mrs. Nancy G. Cwik ’91 Mr. Craig R. Czerkies Ms. Angela Czub ’18 Ms. Morgan Czyzewicz
D D Construction, Inc. Ms. Jean Dahlben Ms. Jane E. Dalton ’74 Mrs. Donna M. (Dunn) Daly ’62 Mrs. Ursula Damico Mrs. Mary H. (Riley) Danaher ’72 Mrs. Elizabeth W. Danielczyk ’99 Mr. Daniel Darling ’17 Ms. Mary Arletta (Ginter) Daugherty ’57 Ms. Lori A. Davidson ’09 Mr. and Mrs. Eric A. Davidson ’06 (Jennifer ’01, ’05) Dr. Elizabeth W. Davies Mrs. Cathy (Andrews) Davies ’72 Mr. Shawn C. Davis ’91 Mrs. Julie A. Davis ’03 Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Davis Mrs. Marilyn A. (Lucas) Dawson ’72 Dr. Elva M. Dawson Ms. Anne-Christine (Tompkins) Day ’14, ’15 Mrs. Paige D. De La Cruz ’15 Mrs. Clare L. (Greenwood) Deardorff ’58 Mr. Walter Dearie ’74 Mr. Richard Decamp ’18 Mrs. Carol Ann (Archibald) Deck ’55 Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Decman
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Dr. Alexandra Dee Fr. Terry A. Deffenbaugh, O.S.A. Mr. Jeff DeGraw Ms. Linda Deiss ’69 Mr. Timothy Delacy ’18 Ms. Margaret A. DeLany ’68 Mr. and Mrs. J. Anthony Delgado Mr. Jerred A. Delgado Ms. Crystal Delgado ’18 Mr. John Dellorto Ms. Elaine DelMastro ’96 Mr. Timothy Delrose Mr. and Mrs. Glenn A. DeMario Ms. Gabriella J. Demchenko ’18 Mrs. Barbara P. Denman ’80 Mrs. Suzanne L. Dennehy ’07 Ms. Leslie A. Dennis ’08 Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Dernulc Mr. and Mrs. Mark C. DeRosa ’06 (Melissa N. Matthews ’06, ’11) William C. Deskin, Ph.D. ’89 Mr. Dusko Despot ’18 Mrs. Kathleen A. (Hamann) Devitt ’81 Mrs. Patricia T. Devron ’99 Mrs. Sharon (Kaplan) Dewart ’78 Ms. Elizabeth Deyoung ’18 Mrs. Blanca A. Diaz ’93, ’02 Ms. Suzanne M. Dieter Mary DiFilippo, M.D. ’68 Ms. Elaine B. DiGiusto ’75 Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dileto Mrs. Ashleigh Dillon ’13, ’15 Mrs. Judith A. (Gato) Dillon ’70 Ms. Nicolina Diorio ’18 Mr. Michael F. Dittmer ’86 Mr. Bradley Dizonno ’17 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald H. Dodd Mr. Michael Doherty ’18 Ms. Dawne A. Doll ’96 Mr. Mark S. Dombeck ’88 Dr. Richard J. Dombrowski Mrs. Maureen M. (Paul) Dombrowski ’72 Ms. Dianna Donelson ’17 Mrs. Lisa M. (Wyglendowski) Donofry ’87 Double J Sports Bar Ms. Jaclyn Doumanian ’18 Mr. William E. Dow Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Dow Mr. Robert A. Downey ’83 Mr. Paul Downey Ms. Karley Draheim Mr. and Mrs. Wayne J. Dressler (Joanne Dupuis ’53) Mrs. Stefanie A. Drozd ’05 Ms. Joyce A. Drzal Mr. Harry J. Duncan Mr. Jordan Duncan ’18 Mrs. Alice M. (Chrzastowski) Dunford ’63 Mr. Miguel A. Duran ’18
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Durish Mrs. Kathleen Dutton ’94 Ms. Patricia J. Dziedzic ’77
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Ms. Lorrie O’Connor ’66 Ms. Maureen O’Conor O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates, LLC Mr. and Mrs. William F. O’Donnell (Patricia Coughlin ’61) Mrs. Linda P. O’Donnell ’05 Mrs. Irene M. (Planinsek) Odorizzi ’55 Odyssey Transportation Mrs. Virginia A. Ogan ’79 Mr. Mike O’Halloran Mrs. Sallyann Okuno Bacchiere ’80 Old Timers Baseball Association of Will County Mrs. Patricia A. (Leonardis) Oleson ’84 Mr. Steven G. Olivere ’90 Ms. Jenna O’Malley ’18 Kent L. Oots, Ph.D. ’78 Mr. Aaron Ortega ’17 Mr. Jose Ortiz ’17 Mr. Steven E. Osborn ’85 Mrs. Mary F. Oskvarek ’89, ’11, ’18 Mrs. Rosemary (Tyl) Osmulski ’62 Ms. Patricia Osusky ’17 Mr. Richard M. Ott Dr. Carol A. (Veverka) Overman ’63 Mr. Marshall L. Oxentine III ’17
P P.T. Ferro Construction Co. Dr. Keith R. Pain ’15 Mr. and Mrs. William M. Pakosz Mrs. Sharon A. Palmer ’94, ’97 Mrs. Judith V. (Gruca) Papandria ’69 Mrs. Rosalie (Fonck) Park ’82 Mrs. Frances E. Parker ’91 Ms. Kelly Parker ’18 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Parmigiani Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Partain (Joyce A. Crader ’76) Ms. Peyton Paterson ’18 Ms. Madelyn Patten Mr. Jonathan D. Paul ’04, ’11 Mrs. Karen A. Paul ’85 Mr. Mario V. Paulino Mrs. Sharon M. Paver-Nepote ’02, ’07 Ms. Deena M. Pavinato ’78 Mrs. Helen V. (Haas) Peindl ’84 Mr. and Mrs. L. Scott Pekol ’99 (Jeana R. Carrico ’00) Ms. Valerie L. Penn Ms. Ricarda Perez Mrs. Constance R. Pericht ’11, ’17 Ms. Brenna Perinar ’18 Mr. Adam Pesavento ’18 Mrs. Anita M. Peters ’90 Mrs. Elizabeth R. (Wubben) Peters ’02 Debra S. Peterson, Ph.D. Mrs. Phyllis M. (Kleinhoffer) Peterson ’72, ’98
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Ms. Samantha Petkunas ’18 Mr. George J. Petrovic ’97 Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Pfaff ’09 (Julianne N. Pfaff ’08, ’14) Mrs. Catherine J. (Schramm) Pfister ’56 Mr. James Phillip Mrs. Maureen (Donahue) Phillips ’57 Ms. Diana Phiri Phoenix Systems & Service, Inc. Mr. Michael Photakis Jr. ’17 Mr. Thomas J. Piasecki ’04 Mrs. Sandra M. Piatak ’87 Piazza & Mannerino Masonry Mrs. Amy R. Piccoli Mr. Fred Piediscalzi Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Pierson Mr. Casey Piper Ms. Virginia C. (Cronin) Pitts ’54 Mrs. Mary M. (Maes) Plaine ’90 Mr. Kenneth A. Plese Mrs. Arlene Plese ’71 Mrs. Diana L. Plisic Mrs. Catherine (England) Plomb ’57 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Plummer Mr. George T. Pobuda Mrs. Jennifer P. Polka ’06 Ms. Penny Poninski Mrs. Charlotte G. (Ginnetti) Ponto ’63 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pope Mrs. Caroline L. Portlock ’02, ’04 Dr. Nancy M. (Papesh) Potempa* ’72 Mr. Stanley J. Potempa (Nancy M. Papesh* ’72) Mr. and Mrs. John C. Potts Ms. Trecia L. Powers ’82 Premier Events and Banquets, Inc. Mrs. Arretta M. (Workman) Price ’82 Mrs. Marilyn S. (Schneider) Price ’62 Ms. Angelia Price ’18 Ms. Meghan J. Price ’18 Mr. Kenneth Prince ’94, ’10 Mrs. Julie A. (Nelson) Pristas ’93, ’02 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Pritz Providence Bank & Trust Mr. John M. Przybyla ’92
Q Robin Quatrano Qubit Networks, LLC Mrs. Therese S. (Ryan) Quick ’53 Mr. and Mrs. Don J. Strle ’80 (Christine (Prieboy) Quigley-Strle ’83) Mr. and Mrs. Kevin P. Quinn (Amanda M. Klotz ’02)
R Ms. Sheila Raddatz ’18 Mrs. Kathleen A. Rader ’99 Mrs. Christine A. (Seper) Rados ’67
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Mrs. Jean P. Rakey ’86 Mr. and Mrs. William R. Rakoski ’02 Ms. Tenita E. Ramey ’10 Mrs. Donna (Stuczynski) Ramirez ’79 Mr. Matthew A. Ramuta (Joan Nahas* ’56) Mr. and Mrs. John A. Randich, Sr. ’76 Ms. JessAnn Randich Mr. Alan C. Randolph ’07 Ms. Sharon A. Ranshaw ’00 Mrs. Deborah C. Raschi ’13 Rax Restaurant Ms. Lu Anne Rayl ’80 Recovery Management Services, Inc. Mrs. Linzette M. Red ’01 Mrs. Rosemary Y. (Lamb) Reed ’67 Mrs. Mary Jane Reese ’91 Mr. Nicolas Reese ’17 Mrs. Marilyn K. Reese ’79 Mrs. Roberta L. (Dow) Regan ’57 Mrs. Linda J. Reichert ’80 Mr. Timothy J. Reilly ’11 Ms. Simone R. Reis ’14 Dr. Susan M. Renner Ms. Rebecca Renton ’18 Mrs. Anna Mae (Trizna) Repke ’60 Retired Nurses of St. Joseph Hospital Mrs. Susan J. (Kreshock) Retseck ’61 Ms. Shirley Revis Mr. Daniel Reyes ’17 Rialto Square Theater Mrs. Mary M. (White) Rice ’60 Mr. Joshua Rice Ms. Kayla Rice ’17 Mr. Corey M. Richardson ’09 Mr. James Richmond Jr. Ms. Betty Richter Mrs. Marianne C. (Clark) Riehl ’72 Mr. Kevin J. Rigney ’78 Ms. Maria Riha ’88 Ms. Sandra Rincon ’18 Mr. Gilson Rios Mrs. Allison P. Rios ’01, ’12 Dr. Dorothy A. Ritter ’66 Mrs. Judith Ritter Darr ’93, ’13 Ms. Celia Rivera-Kapost ’17 Ms. Anna Rizzo ’18 Mrs. Mary F. (Rodriguez) Roa ’59 Mrs. Mary Lou (Bost) Roberts ’82 Ms. Claudette L. (Patheal) Roberts ’78 Ms. Jessica Roberts ’18 Mrs. Peggy A. (Kweiser) Robidoux ’79 Mr. Larry Robinson Mr. and Mrs. Drew Rockafellow ’15 (Mollie Rockafellow ’15) Ms. Linda S. Rocke ’04 Ms. Autumn Rodely ’18 Ms. Katie (Thayer) Rodriguez ’15 Ms. Virginia Rodriguez ’12, ’14
Mrs. Patricia K. (Dunne) Roe ’58 Ms. Lauren A. Rogers ’05, ’12 Mrs. Tricia L. Rogge ’10 Mrs. Susan M. (Doyle) Rogina ’94, ’99 Ms. Elizabeth F. Rohlsen ’80 Dr. and Mrs. Michael L. Rolinitis ’15 Ms. Amy Roloff ’17 Ms. Jillian Roman ’18 Mrs. Patricia (Clark) Rombach ’71 Ms. Leah Rose ’18 Mrs. Susan E. Rosenberg ’91 Mr. Michael Rosenwasser Mrs. Mary Beth Ross ’00 Mrs. Deborah (Struck) Roth ’71 Dr. and Mrs. Richard Rotnicki Ms. Mary Rouse ’17 Royal Palm Title Mr. James Royalty, Jr. ’00, ’02 Mr. and Mrs. James L. Rozanski Ms. Mary Ellen Ruane ’18 Mr. Ray Rub Ms. Jeanette P. Rudderow ’98 Mrs. Celeste E. (Blaskievich) Rudman ’61 Ms. Leslie C. Rueda ’17 Ruettiger, Tonelli & Associates, Inc. Ms. Jennilyn Ruhaak Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ruhaak Mr. and Mrs. Eric A. Ruiz ’07, ’09 (Jennifer Horn ’10, ’13) Mr. Flavio Ruiz Sr. Gayle Rusbasan Ms. Mary Ann Russ ’73 Mrs. Janet M. (Benedick) Russ ’67 Ms. Geradette L. Russ Mrs. Grace R. (McGowan) Russell ’57 Ms. Marie B. Russell ’81 Mr. and Mrs. John J. Ryan (Faith A. Ryan ’96) Mr. and Mrs. Michael George Ryan (Paula T. Krzicnik ’61) Mr. Jeffrey T. Rzasa ’96
S S&J Door, Inc. S. Fisher Properties, Inc Mrs. Donna G. Sabo ’87 Mrs. Sheila M. (Caddigan) Saccomanno ’74 Mrs. Amy C. Saelens ’07 Mrs. Therese M. (Klawitter) Safavi ’70 Ms. Vanessa Sager ’13 Sibu P. Saha, M.D. ’03 Ms. Joyce A. Sala ’70 Mr. Carlos Salas Salas ’18 Mrs. Marcie L. (Larson) Sallmann ’79 Mr. James V. Salvatori ’09 SAMTA—Southwest Area Music Teachers Association Mrs. Therese Sanborn ’02
Mr. Aaron Sanchez ’18 Mr. Antonio L. Sanchez ’85 Mr. Eduardo Sanchez ’18 Mr. Kevin M. Sandal ’86 Mr. Anders Sandberg ’17 Ms. Canisha Sanders ’18 Mr. Donald Sargent Mrs. Betty L. Sarhan ’87 Mrs. Jacquelyn G. (Will) Sartoris ’85 Ms. Lindsey Sayner ’17 Mr. Edward J. Schaffer Mrs. Carol J. (Lewicki) Schaffer ’79 Mrs. Judith J. (Jerger) Schatz ’71 Ms. Alice K. Scheffler Ms. Karen M. Scherer ’09, ’13 Mr. Alban C. Scheuber Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Schiffler Mr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Lipke (Billie (Gillespie) Schimanski-Lipke ’85) Mr. Timothy P. Schlenger ’07 Mr. Eric A. Schmitt ’07, ’12 Ms. Sharon R. Schneider ’86 Ms. Allison Schneider ’17 Ms. Linda Schneider ’92 Mr. Joseph Schomer Mr. Kyle P. Schomer ’13 Mrs. Colette M. Schrank ’10 Mrs. Amy J. (May) Schroeder ’90, ’04 Ms. Theresa (Wright) Schueler ’16 Mrs. Joan Schultes ’00 Ms. Pauline E. Schumacher Mrs. Robin M. (Bartolomeo) Schuster ’66 Mrs. Gina L. Schwartz ’92 Ms. Cassidy Schwartz Ms. Hannah Schwerdle ’18 Daniel D. Schwert, Ph.D Ms. Margaret M. Schwiesow ’63, ’80 Mr. Andrew Scordo Mrs. Rhonda L. Scott ’97 Ms. Evalina Scott ’95 Mrs. Mary Patrice (Crane) Scully ’70 Ms. Laura Scully ’16 Mr. and Mrs. James M. Sears Mrs. Lillian R. (Barnas) Sedgwick ’55 Mr. Brian K. Seeley ’02 Mrs. Marian S. Seib ’88, ’91 Mr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Selzer Ms. Joyce M. Senffner ’60 Mr. Noah Senffner ’18 Dr. Janet L. Seper ’87 and Dr. Charles Beckenstein Mr. Nathaniel Serven ’18 Ms. Maryann Sevening ’71 Mrs. Deborah A. Sewald ’99 Ms. Sara Shan Martin J. Shanahan, Jr., J.D. ’94 (Gabriella L. Shanahan ’12, ’15) Mr. David P. Shea ’84 and Dr. Rita Tamulis-Shea ’83
Fr. Ed Shea, OFM Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Shea Ms. Carol Sheetz ’18 Sheri Law Art Glass, Ltd. Mr. Matthew K. Sherriff ’15, ’18 Ms. Kacey Short Ms. Patricia Shue Mrs. Sara E. (Carney) Sieczkowski ’87 Mrs. Margaret R. (Quinn) Siefert ’73 Mrs. Edmee (Pallares) Sienkowski ’79 Ms. Virginia A. Sigler ’83 Sikich LLP Mr. Lucas R. Sillar ’04 Mrs. Paulette (Coons) Simmons ’71, ’90 Mrs. Grace A. (Gozder) Simonaitis ’60 Ms. Jorja Simonich Mrs. Carol A. Simpson ’94 Mrs. Janet L. (Zenkus) Simpson ’69 Mrs. Noralee M. (Lyons) Singer ’71 Mrs. Maureen (Dewane) Sinkler ’84 Mr. Nikolas Siple Mr. Ted Skodol Ms. Mary Lou (Oliphant) Skoglund ’86 Mr. Anthony Skrip ’17 Ms. Linda Jo Skuban ’75 Ms. Jeanette L. Skul ’59 Mrs. Nancy (Ward) Skuta ’58 Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Slade Mr. and Mrs. Albert G. Sloan (Edwina E. Pointer ’71) Dr. Cindy O. Sloan ’04 and Ms. Lea C. Sloan ’04 Ms. Sarah Sloan ’17 Ms. Sandra L. Sloka ’06 Mrs. Audrey A. (Wujek) Slusarczyk ’69 Ms. Martika S. Small ’17 Mrs. Clarice M. (Krawczyk) Smedley ’62 Jamie Smigel Mrs. Catherine W. (Weberg) Smirnoff ’64 Mr. Robert C. Smith Mrs. Judith A. (Hunt) Smith ’79 Ms. April M. Smith ’99 Ms. Rebecca S. Smith ’14 Mrs. Susan E. Smith ’04 Ms. Joan (Neff) Smith ’81 Ms. Katherine Smith ’18 Ms. Maura T. Smith* ’60 Ms. Macy R. Smock ’18 Mrs. Dolores M. (Grenchik) Smolen ’50 Ms. Rachel Soares Mr. Nathan Sobey Mrs. Mary K. Solon-Goers ’73 Reverend Chung H. (Park) Song ’77 Ms. Shrijal Soni-Modi ’17 Sooper Lube Sosnoski Exterminating, Inc. Mr. John Sosnowski Mr. David A. Soto ’91 Ms. Kaitlyn Soto ’18
Mrs. Holly A. Souza ’06, ’11 Mrs. Mary Spacht ’17 Mrs. Lucinda A. (Conz) Spang ’91 Mrs. Cathleen D. Spangler ’00, ’04, ’07 Mr. Tyke Spencer Mr. and Mrs. David D. Spesia ’05, ’08 Mr. Paul W. Spiezio ’82 Mrs. Judith Spiezio ’86 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Spreitzer ’06 Mr. Devry A. Spreitzer ’92 Mrs. Barbara A. (Brausch) Sprenger ’63 Mrs. Terri K. (Grossen) Sprout ’91 St. Mary Magdalene Church Mrs. Adrienne M. (Lessard) Stack ’92 Mrs. Sharon A. Stafford ’94 Dr. Arleen M. Stahl ’73 Mrs. Margaret M. (Glos) Stancel ’68 Mrs. Bette L. Stanek ’85 Mrs. Janice M. (Jaksetich) Staniszewski ’70 Mrs. Lola J. (Stoltz) Stanley ’79 Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Starosta ’98 (Catherine B. Starosta ’98) Mr. Kent J. Staver ’91 Mrs. Carmeen (Blasey) Steiner ’61 Dr. Pamela K. Steinke Dr. Belva J. Stelk Mrs. Marguerite M. Stephenson ’93 Ms. Taylor Stercay ’18 Mrs. Janice L. (Hinkleman) Sterling ’95 Mr. Erik A. Sternisha ’03 Mrs. Jo Anne M. (Donnelly) Sternisha ’71 Mr. and Mrs. Larry T. Stevenson (Birdella A. Daily ’66) Mrs. Margaret M. Stevenson ’05, ’07 Mrs. Marilyn L. (Laverty) Stewart ’65 Ms. Linda A. Sticklen Mr. and Mrs. John C. Stiglich ’79 (Mary Jo Kinsella ’80) Ms. Cynthia J. Stoneberg ’05 Dr. Susan A. Stowe Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Streitz Mr. David Streitz Mr. and Mrs. Don J. Strle ’80 (Christine (Prieboy) Quigley-Strle ’83) Ms. Winnie Stromberg Mrs. Marian E. Stromquist ’75 Mr. John M. Strus Mrs. Alice A. (Glowacki) Strzalka ’51 Mrs. Rose L. (Barton) Suiter ’96 Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Sullivan (Margaret Bacon ’96) Mr. Charles J. Sullivan ’06 Ms. Susan M. Sullivan ’71 Mrs. Kathleen T. (Brennan) Sullivan ’82 Mr. and Mrs. Truman Sunde (Carole M. Hodgson ’82) Mr. Ivan Surlina ’18 Mrs. Marguerite Svenson ’78, ’91
Mrs. Margaret A. (Sandberg) Swanson ’87 Ms. Clarice Swanson ’18 Mr. James E. Swicionis ’93 Mrs. Judith M. (Jasien) Swicionis ’67 Ms. Elizabeth M. Switalski ’05 Ms. Chloe Sylvestre ’18 Ms. Molly Szajerski ’17 Mrs. Mary Grace (Morrotto) Szczypta ’67 Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Szoke ’78 (Donna M. Musich ’80, ’04) Mrs. Karen L. (Loftus) Szukalski ’94
Ms. Bonnie Trudeau Mrs. Debra A. (LaDue) Truskey ’75 Mr. John M. Trusty ’75 Tuam Inc. Mr. Joseph Tujo Mr. Scott Tujo Mr. Thomas J. Turigliatto ’84 Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Turk (Celeste Konecny ’65) Mr. and Mrs. Joshua J. Tyler (Kathryn R. Wrobel ’95) Ms. Terri Tyner ’73 Mr. Anthony Tyus ’78
T T & D Bowling Specialist, LTD T. Castro Produce Mrs. Sarah E. Tafoya ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Tague Ms. Ramonda F. Talkie ’71 Mr. Troy D. Talkington ’08 Ms. Joanne Tallarico Tallgrass Restaurant Ms. Adjo S. Tameklo ’18 Mr. David P. Shea ’84 and Dr. Rita Tamulis-Shea ’83 Ms. Janette Tan ’18 Mr. Luke Tanaka Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Tarizzo Mrs. Juliann M. (Torkar) Teasdale ’63 Mrs. Gayle P. (Duchene) Tennant ’72 Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Teresiak Ms. Deborah Tessone Testing Service Corporation Mr. Matthew J. Thayer ’18 The Community Foundation of Will County The Little Traveler Mrs. Sharlene A. (Wise) Thomas ’93 Ms. Susan D. Thompson ’17 Mrs. Marion A. Thoresen ’80 Ms. Mary J. (Funk) Thuma ’62 Mr. Keith Thurston Tips ’N Toes Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Tkaczyk Ms. Therese Tobin Mrs. Patricia Tomac Mrs. Ruth (Kramer) Tomala ’74 Ms. Donna Tomasic Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tonelli (Florence Moore ’60) Mrs. Elizabeth Tosh ’98 Tri-City Wolverines Youth Association, Inc. Ms. Antonette Trinchese ’57 Trinity Services, Inc. Mr. Isaac Triska Ms. Nicole Troha ’18 Miss Geraldine A. (O’Connor) Troutman ’69
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U Mrs. Karen A. (Reilly) Udell ’73 Mr. and Mrs. James A. Ullian (Kathleen Tadey ’74) Ms. Arlene A. Ulrich ’60 Unimin Corporation United Health Group Mr. Jesse Unzueta ’17 Mr. and Mrs. Mark Uram Urban Tile & Carpet Corp.
V Mr. Gino J. Vaccarella Mrs. Ann Vaksdal Ms. Isabela Valentin ’18 Mrs. Joann D. (Franey) Van Antwerp ’56 Ms. Lauren Vandelinde ’18 Mrs. Mary J. (Bergan) Vann ’79 Dr. Carol Wilson & Mr. Charles Vasconez Dr. Richard J. Vaughan Ms. Maylee Vaughn Mr. and Mrs. Bradley H. Veerman Mrs. Joann Verdeyen ’77 Ms. Rosalba Verdin Mr. and Mrs. Virgilio Victa Mrs. Nancy K. (Lander) Vidmar ’62 Village of Bolingbrook Ms. Diana Viveros ’18 Mr. and Mrs. Eric B. Vogel Ms. Natalie Vogel ’18 Mr. Dennis Vovos Dr. and Mrs. Gary F. Voyce (Beverly ’87) Mrs. Suzette (Staggs) Voyta ’68 Mr. Robert A. Vroegindewey, Jr. ’93
W Mrs. Maureen Wadowski ’96, ’09 Ms. Sulbha Wagh Ms. Marie A. (Schuch) Wagner ’87 Ms. Jill Wagner ’17 Mrs. Debra A. Wahl ’97 Ms. Caitlyn Waite ’17 Mrs. Diane Walker ’92
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Mr. Brett Walker ’18 Ms. Elizabeth Wall ’18 Mrs. Doris A. (Pohl) Wallace ’48 Ms. Roseann Walsh Mr. Kevin Walsh ’17 Mr. and Mrs. Brendan J. Walsh ’05 (Jessica Saraga ’05) Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Walsh Mrs. Susan M. (Ardaugh) Walsh ’77, ’87 Mrs. Susan M. (Breskovich) Walters ’80 Mr. Michael L. Ward ’88 Mr. and Mrs. Eric Washburn (Jeanne ’99, ’01) Mrs. Anne M. (Brady) Watson ’87 Ms. Lynn Watson Ms. Lisa Wax ’18 Mrs. Phyllis A. (Schultz) Wear ’75 Ms. Barb Weber Mrs. Anne J. (Hutchings) Webster ’50 Ms. Jean M. Wedgbury ’86 Mrs. Marilyn Weeks ’92 Ms. Amy Wegrzyn Ms. Kaitleigh Weihofen Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Weis ’90 (Donna Guderyahn ’91) Mr. Nicholas A. Weis ’91 (Patricia H. Weis ’08) Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Weiss (Margaret R. Rozman ’61) Ms. Riley Weitendorf ’18 Ms. Natalie Welch ’18 Ms. Ruth Weldon Mrs. Carol A. Wells ’00 Mrs. Darcy J. Welsh ’04 Ms. Jorie Welsh ’18 Ms. Shannon Pohrte Wenzel Mr. Duane Werner and Mrs. Bonnie Johansen-Werner Ms. Virginia R. Wessling ’81 Mr. and Mrs. David West Lisa White-McNulty, Ph.D. Mrs. Sally B. (Busker) Whitley ’84 Dr. Ben B. Whitlock Mr. Grant R. Whybark ’12, ’13 Mrs. Marjorie F. (Freiburg) Wiemels ’60 Ms. Sharna Wilkerson Dr. Phillip H. Wilkinson Mrs. Nancy M. Williams ’88 Ms. Melva M. Williams ’92 Mr. Jarrell Williams ’18 Mr. Jason Williams Mr. Travis Williams Mrs. Pat M. Williams ’79 Mrs. Karen A. Williamson ’78 Ms. Mary Jo Willis ’70 Ms. Kim Willow Dr. Carol Wilson & Mr. Charles Vasconez Mrs. Penelope S. Winnick ’92, ’05
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Mrs. Karen E. (Germer) Wirka ’80 Mrs. Judith S. (Kollar) Wisinski ’69 Mrs. Jeannine M. Witowski ’98 Dr. Jacqueline K. Wittke-Thompson Mr. Michael Wojcik Mrs. Joan (Bisenius) Woksa ’77 Ms. Nicole Wold ’18 Mr. Nathan J. Wolff, Jr. ’97 Ms. Erin Wolz ’18 Mr. Jim Wong Mr. Joshua Woodard ’17 Ms. Melody A. Woods ’13, ’14 Mrs. Arlene S. (Axvig) Woodson ’82, ’85 Mr. Jeremy C. Woolman ’96 Ms. Kathleen L. Wozniak ’72 Ms. Lauren Wozniak Mrs. Suzanne Wright Dr. and Mrs. James D. Wright Mrs. Judith K. Wright ’81 Mr. Terrence Wrona Mrs. Dorothy M. Wutt ’80 Ms. Donna M. Wysock ’75
Y Ms. Pauline M. Yatsko ’53 Mrs. Karleen (Meents) Yohnka ’70 Sr. Mary Jo Young, O.S.F., Ph.D. ’66 Mr. David W. Younker ’05 Mrs. Barbara S. (Tandecki) Yug ’90
Z Ms. Margaret M. Zak ’96 Mrs. Stella M. Zappavigna ’13 Mrs. Kathleen T. Zarate ’05 Mr. and Mrs. Todd J. Zasada ’08 (Julie A. Sowiak ’98) Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Zech, Jr. (Paula Martin ’92) Mrs. Trina M. Zeitz Ms. Stephanie Zelinski ’16 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Zier Ms. Casey Zimmerman ’17, ’18 Ms. Jeanene M. Zuffa Ms. Jacqueline Zuniga ’18 Mrs. Joan J. (Reckendorf) Zupec ’85
ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS Mary Catherine Ward Abegg Endowed Scholarship Phyllis & Buel T. Adams Endowed Scholarship Donald C. Anderson and William W. Manion Endowed Scholarship Harold and Joyce Anglemire Endowed Scholarship William and Jean Anson Endowed Scholarship Margaret (Kennedy) ’69 and William C. Benoit Endowed Scholarship Jennifer K. Bily Memorial Endowed Scholarship Lloyd J. Bowden Endowed Scholarship LaVerne S. & Dorothy M. Brown Endowed Scholarship Helen Antonini-Bruskas ’64 Endowed Scholarship Joseph and Angeline Bydalek Endowed Scholarship Richard Cheek Endowed Scholarship Jason Chonacki ‘90 Endowed Scholarship Charlotte Codo Endowed Scholarship Margaret Coleman and John Philip Coleman Memorial Endowed Scholarship Amy Lynn D’Amico Memorial Endowed Scholarship Patricia Getson Endowed Scholarship Nancy K. Gosselin Memorial Scholarship Annalise Hathaway Endowed Scholarship Sheldon and Marie Hauck Endowed Scholarship Charlene M. Huffman Memorial Endowed Scholarship Sonja Jezidija Endowed Scholarship Starr Johnston Endowed Scholarship Fund Dr. Karen Kietzman Endowed Scholarship for Music and Theater Dr. Michael V. LaRocco Endowed Scholarship John and Cecily Leach Endowed Scholarship Marcita and Joseph A. Ley Endowed Scholarship Bill Manner Student-Athlete Endowed Scholarship Dr. James P. McCabe Endowed Scholarship Rachel and Harold McDonald Memorial Scholarship Carolyn and Bart Murphy Endowed Scholarship Frances Naal-Sczepaniak Endowed Scholarship Kathy Patton Oelrich Endowed Memorial Scholarship Sister Joan Preising Endowed Scholarship Remco Medical Endowed Scholarship Dr. Ivo E. and Evelyn Rowland Endowed Scholarship Nancy J. Russell Endowed Scholarship Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Endowed Scholarship Virginia J. Saxon Trust for Scholarships Sister Beatrice Schiller Endowed Scholarship Mary Clare (Gordon ‘57) Sczepaniak Endowed Scholarship James P. Sczepaniak Endowed Scholarship James R. Sefcik Endowed Scholarship Margaret “Peggy” (Schmitt ’48) Sickley Endowed Scholarship Arthur and Vera Smith Endowed Scholarship Virgil L. Smith Endowed Scholarship Jane Engleton Snyder ’35 Endowed Scholarship Clair and Josephine M. Southgate Endowed Scholarship Spirit of St. Francis Endowed Scholarship Mona Minard-Stephen Endowed Scholarship Patrick J. Sullivan Endowed Scholarship Dr. Billie Terrell MSW Scholarship Trizna/Vargo Family Endowed Scholarship Lillian M. Tunze Scholarship Endowed Fund Michael J. Vinciguerra Endowed Scholarship The Wadsworth Endowed Scholarship Fund Packey and Eileen Webb Endowed Scholarship Jeanette A. Wirt Endowed Scholarship Marie Zielinski Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Three Oaks Legacy Society Three Oaks Legacy Society members support the university’s mission and vision by including the University of St. Francis in their estate and financial plans. For more information, visit stfrancis.edu/support. Anonymous ’46, ’49, ’52, ’52, ’53, ’61, ’61, ’61, 62, ’63, ’65, ’66,
Miss Rose E. Mancuso
Mrs. Anna Louise Masching ’46
’68, ’68, ’69, ’71, ’74, ’81, ’84, ’92, ’94, ’06, ’09
Mr. Thomas B. Adams
Mr. Vincent K. McGirr
Mrs. Marilyn (Schmotzer) Auth ’48
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Moore
Mrs. Jo Ann (McDonald) Barber ’52
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Murphy (Marianne Herringer ’62)
Mr. and Mrs. William C. Benoit (Margaret Kennedy ’69)
Mrs. Frances (Tures) Naal ’58
Mrs. Kay (Cox) Bissonnette ’46
Mrs. Esther (Heimann) Norrenberns ’59
Ms. Mary Kay (Softcheck) Blake ’70
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Peifer (Margaret Connor ’61)
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene P. Blessent
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ross (Mary Cushing ’57)
Mr. George R. ’79 and Regina Block
Mr. and Mrs. David Sandahl (Marcille Pasdertz ’67)
Mrs. Marlene (Stepaniak) Bremmer ’59
Ms. Marlene A. Skau ’98
Mr. LaVerne* and Mrs. Dorothy Brown
Ms. Cheryl (Schroeder) Stepney ’70
Mr. Richard L. Chavez
Ms. Cecilia A. Trizna-Vargo ’59
Mrs. Sally (Terman) Cohan ’71
Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Turk (Celeste Konecny ’65)
Mrs. Marcy (Moloney) Cromley ’68
Mr. Duane R. Walker (MaryAnne Krawchuck* ’70)
Mr. and Mrs. John W.* D’Arcy (Jeanette O’Donnell ’49)
Mr. James E. Walsh (Donna M. Kaminski* ’64)
Mrs. Mary Ann (Bonkowski) Duderstadt ’68
Mr. Matthew E. Wetstein ’85
Mrs. Ardith (Davis) Efner ’70
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Wheeler (Patricia Sexton ’67)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Juster (Mary Lou Lechowich ’66)
Mrs. Marjorie F. (Freiburg) Wiemels ’60
Mr. and Mrs. John Kender (Carol Vischak ’70)
Mrs. Margie (Benoit) Wilson ’45
Mrs. Dolores (Torres) Kenney ’56
Mrs. Lee Ann (Heidenbluth) Wozniak ’45
Mr. John H. Leach (Cecily*)
Financial Statements Years ended May 31, 2018 and 2017
S TAT E M E N T O F F I N A N C I A L P O S I T I O N
S TAT E M E N T O F A C T I V I T I E S
ASSETS Cash and Cash Equivalents
Receivables 6,782,140 10,410,043 Prepaid Expenses and Other Assets
Restricted Cash and Investments
Property and Equipment (Net of Depreciation)
Beneficial Interest in Perpetual Trust
Total Assets 100,589,496 100,461,716 LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS
Borrowing on Revolving Line of Credit
U.S. Government Student Loan Funds
Net Assets Unrestricted 35,688,833 33,405,318
Total Net Assets
Total Liabilities and Net Assets
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Tuition and Fees
Less Scholarships and Aid
Net Tution and Fees
Grants and Contracts
Disrtibution from Trusts Held by Others
Total Revenues, Gains, and Other Support
REVENUES, GAINS, AND OTHER SUPPORT
Total Educational Program Services Institutional Support
Total Expenses CHANGE IN NET ASSETS BEFORE OTHER
48,086,981 47,644,634 2,340,050
Loss on Disposals of Property
Unrealized Investment Gain
Unrealized Loss on Real Estate Held for Investment
Change in Fair Value of Interest Rate Swap Agreement
Change in Value of Split-Interest Agreements
Total Other Revenues (Expenses)
CHANGE IN NET ASSETS
REVENUES (EXPENSES) OTHER REVENUES (EXPENSES)
NET ASSETS, BEGINNING OF YEAR
NET ASSETS, END OF YEAR
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