FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kristin Trehearne Lane
Loyola University Chicago Celebrates
2015 Founders’ Dinner
Annual Gala Event on June 6 to Honor 15 Award Recipients
CHICAGO, May 28, 2015 – Loyola University Chicago will celebrate its annual Founders’ Dinner on Saturday, June 6, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus (1032 W. Sheridan Rd.). The event celebrates alumni and members of the Loyola community who exhibit the qualities of leadership in industry, leadership in community, and service to others. This year, 15 award recipients will be recognized as part of the celebration.
This year’s award recipients include Dr. Adrienne Y. Bailey, PhD (MUND ’66)—Coffey Award, Anthony F. Piazza (JFRC ’62–’63)—Felice Award, and Daniel Ziemniak (BA ’14, JFRC Summer ’12)—Regents Award.
Additionally, Loyola’s schools and colleges also honor an alumnus/alumna with the Damen Award. This year’s winners include:
- College of Arts and Sciences – Mary Ann Hynes (BA ’90)
- Quinlan School of Business – Robin D. Fern (MBA ’82)
- School of Communication – Ann M. Liston (BA ’92)
- School of Continuing and Professional Studies – Steven J. Bernas (BS ’87, Niles College)
- School of Education – Dr. Debra A. Hill (PhD ’93)
- Institute of Environmental Sustainability – Patrick F. Conway (BA ’74, JFRC ’73-’74)
- The Graduate School – Matthew T. Logelin (MA ’02)
- School of Law – Mary Meg McCarthy (JD ’89)
- Stritch School of Medicine – Dr. Angelo Capozzi (MD ’60)
- Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing – Susan M. Finn (BSN ’77, MSN ’86)
- Institute of Pastoral Studies – Pam Coster (MRE ’02)
- School of Social Work – Sharmili D. Majmudar (MSW ’97)
Founders’ Dinner, which benefits the University Scholarship Fund, continues to be one of the major highlights of the year for members of the University community. Attendees will enjoy a cocktail reception in the Arnold J. Damen, S.J., Student Center, dinner in the Joseph J. Gentile Arena, and entertainment provided by the University’s co-ed a cappella singing group Loyolacappella.
For ticket information and more on the awards, please visit LUC.edu/founders or call 800.256.9652.
About Loyola University Chicago
Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students. More than 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 11 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, Graduate School, and Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago. Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S. News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. To learn more about Loyola, visit LUC.edu, “like” us at Facebook.com/LoyolaChicago, or follow us on Twitter via @LoyolaChicago or @LoyolaNewsroom.
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