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FRONTLINES FOUNDERS’ DINNER 2014


Honoring outstanding Loyolans


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n June, as part of Alumni Weekend, the University community honored extraor- dinary Loyolans at the an- nual Founders’ Dinner. These


honorees, including the Coffey, Felice, and Regents award winners on the previous page, as well as the Damen Award winners listed here, exemplify the leadership and service that are the hallmarks of a Loyola education. Watch videos sharing more of their remarkable stories at LUC.edu/found- ers/videos/. Proceeds from the event go toward scholarships for deserving students.


JIM LoBIANCO


BA ‘94, JFRC Spring ‘93 • Executive direc- tor of StreetWise, Inc.


Has dedicated his life to eradicat- ing homelessness and poverty. As executive director of StreetWise, recently launched Neighbor Carts, which sets up produce stands to tackle unem- ployment and give access to healthy foods.


ARTS & SCIENCES


MARK SATKIEWICZ


MBA ’95 • Presi- dent of SmartWool Corporation


Demonstrates how profit and purpose can exist side by side. Encourages community service and sustainability in corporate culture while increasing SmartWool’s annual sales nearly fourfold. Consults on leader- ship issues in his community.


QUINLAN BUSINESS


SUSAN CANDIOTTI


BA ‘76, JFRC ‘73-’74 • National correspon- dent, CNN


Meets with people touched by history and shares their sto- ries to help people understand the world. Has covered prominent national events, including 9/11, the 1995 Okla- homa City bombing, Hurricane Katrina, and many others. (see page 22).


COMMUNICATION


CARMEN VELÁSQUEZ


BS ‘63 • Founding director, Alivio Medical Center


Founded Alivio Medical Center, a federally qualified, bilingual nonprofit community health center. Has provided access to affordable, respectful health care for tens of thou- sands of people.


CONTINUING & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES


CARL GRANT


MEd ‘62 • Hoefs- Bascom Professor of Teacher Education and Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison


Published many books on multicul- tural education. For- mer president of the National Association of Multicultural Edu- cation and name- sake of its annual research award.


EDUCATION


CELEBRATIONS


A day, and a person, to celebrate


MAT THEW GRCIC


This summer, the invaluable Sister Jean celebrated her 95th birthday— and Loyola celebrated along with her. At the Family Mass welcoming the Class of 2018, Father Garanzini declared August 21, 2014, “Sr. Jean Delores Schmidt, BVM, Day” at all Loyola campuses. Sr. Jean has been a respect- ed and cherished member of the Loyola community since 1961.


READ THE FULL DECLARATION OF SR. JEAN DAY • LUC.EDU/SISTERJEANDAY


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