President's Newsletter October 2014


Kelly Caddy, formerly director of Pittsburgh’s Change A Heart Franciscan Volunteer Program and an Assisi Pilgrim, was appointed Director of Campus Ministry after a national search. Welcome Kelly!

Debbie Greenawald, associate professor of nursing, was accepted as a nation-wide participant in the Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy developed by Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing profession’s international honor society. The year-long academy includes advancement of global excellence in nursing education, personal leadership development and expansion of scholarly influence.

Louise Fura, assistant professor of nursing, completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Case Western Reserve University. Once again, one of our fine nurses is also now a doctor!

Bryan Drebelbis, associate professor of business is retiring at the conclusion of the fall semester after many years of dedication. Please wish him well and thank him for his service!

The library staff welcomed Access Services and Systems Librarian Ellen Turner. She oversees the library’s circulation and reserves operations.

The office of undergraduate admissions recently welcomed Admissions Counselors Yarcelly Jimenez and Brandon Pytel. In addition, the office of student financial planning welcomed Financial Aid Counselor Megan Walter.

We bestowed our two highest honors at our President’s Dinner earlier this month. Albert and Eunice Boscov received the Franciscan Award while Carpenter Technology was presented with the Pro Urbe Award. In addition, Meggan Kerber ’96, M’01, was honored with the Ellen Frei Gruber Alumni Award, and the Distinguished Alumni Award was given to John McCarthy ’06.

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president's newsletter october 2014

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