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Gifts Great and Small From contributions for on-campus athletic fields to donations of time, talent and treasure from faculty, staff, alumni and friends, the College expresses heartfelt appreciation and deepest gratitude

Plus Dedication Ceremonies for New Athletic Facilities A Student Entrepreneur Tributes to Fr. Edward E. Mehok President’s Report & Honor Roll of Donors

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Campus News >> 2 Blessings of Fields >> 8 Class Notes >> 16



Brian Johnston EDITOR

In Memoriam >> 17

Paula J. Baughn

Tower Tributes >> 18 Fr. Edward E. Mehok


President’s Report & Honor Roll of Donors >> 19

Mary Elizabeth Cotleur '98 Maureen Ischay DESIGN & LAYOUT


Ryan Baker Doug Garmon Katie Schimmelpfennig Notre Dame College, a Catholic institution in the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame, educates a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility. Notre Dame Today is published by the Notre Dame College Communications Office for alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the College. The opinions expressed in Notre Dame Today are those of the editorial staff, writers or their sources and do not necessarily represent the official positions of Notre Dame College. Send your comments to: NOTRE DAME TODAY

4545 College Road South Euclid, Ohio 44121 p| 216.373.5301 f | 216.373.3802 e| On the Cover: A close-up image of the athletic field surface installed for the College’s new on-campus athletic facilities, named Mueller and Normandy fields. During dedication ceremonies for the facilities, Notre Dame President Andrew P. Roth thanked Tom Meeks, director of physical plant at the College, and his team and contractors for their "Herculean effort" to construct the facilities this summer.

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from the president

Dear Friends of Notre Dame College, In this festive season, which reminds us to be grateful for all we have, for the College and me this year the holidays will indeed be a season of gratitude, a season of thanks. For me, I want to thank all of those who have made my 10-plus years as Notre Dame’s president a journey to remember; for the College, we want to thank those whose generosity has fueled its growth. This issue of Notre Dame Today is a tribute to those who have given in many ways, large and small. From the generosity of the Carmigiano and Mueller families whose combined $3 million in gifts made Normandy and Mueller fields possible, to the liberality of the Parker-Hannifin Foundation in support of Notre Dame’s Nursing program, to three very giving anonymous donations totaling over $1.5 million and to all those listed in our donor honor roll who have given of their time, talent or treasure—to all, thank you! In this issue you will read stories about faculty who go “over and above” the call of duty in service to our students, you will read about students who display impressive entrepreneurial and leadership skills and you will read about interdisciplinary programs that challenge students, faculty and staff to new levels of excellence. These are the heroes that make Notre Dame College a special place as it seeks to adapt to the rapidly changing higher education landscape.

I wish you and your families a blessed and joyous Christmas and safe and prosperous New Year.

Because of you, Notre Dame is a thriving, vibrant institution. Just this fall, the addition of two athletic fields, pulsing with activity—sports, band and color guard—have transformed campus life. With lively, energetic student engagement, these fields’ value goes far beyond mere sports. As a Sister of Notre Dame said, “The College is alive!” And today, we stand at the threshold of major renovations to Regina Hall that will provide muchneeded, state-of-the-art spaces for our nursing division and Academic Support Center for Students with Learning Differences. With more than $5 million in gifts in support of athletic fields, nursing, the Academic Support Center and Regina infrastructure, the future is bright. Because of you Notre Dame resonates with life. During the upcoming months, as my tenure as your president ends, I want to recognize the faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends who have given so much of themselves to the College. People at Notre Dame are dedicated to the College’s mission to provide a values-based education to students who might not otherwise have that opportunity. True, today’s Notre Dame students are different than those who were here 50, 60, 90 years ago, but for 91-plus years the College’s faculty, staff and leadership have remained true to the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame. It is the sacrifices of so many who believe in this mission that the College has been able to help so many students learn how to not only earn a living, but also to learn how to live a life. I am very thankful to those who work together every day to make Notre Dame a special place. And I am very grateful to our benefactors who recognize the good we do and honor us with generous financial support. Sincerely,

Andrew P. Roth, Ph.D. president

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Notre Dame Raises $625,000 in New Grants for Academic Support Center, Nursing Division Notre Dame College has received two recent grants, totaling $625,000, to support capital campaigns for its Academic Support Center for Students with Learning Differences (ASC) and Division of Nursing. An anonymous foundation awarded the College's ASC a $375,000 challenge grant and the ParkerHannifin Foundation gifted the College's nursing division $250,000.

Both donations will help renovate Regina Hall to enhance campus facilities for the two programs. The ASC has experienced unprecedented enrollment, growing from serving four students in 2005 to 132 this year. As a challenge grant, the College is required to secure matching funds to raise the total for the ASC to $750,000.

In Regina Hall, the nursing division also will benefit from more space to centralize its classrooms, labs and offices and facilitate student support. Those interested in helping the College add to the funding for the ASC and nursing programs are encouraged to contact Maureen Ischay, executive director of development, at 216.373.5335 or


College Appoints Three Deans to Administrative Team Notre Dame College has named three new deans to its leadership team. The College has appointed Beth Ford, M.A., previously dean of admissions and financial aid, as its new dean of enrollment; Mary Ann Schneider, Ph.D., as dean of the Finn Center for Adult, Graduate and Professional Programs; and Karl Rishe, M.A., M.S., as its dean of students. Ford, who has been with the College 13 years, earned a bachelor's degree in business from Notre Dame and a master's degree in higher education administration from the University of Akron. Schneider, who also has been appointed an assistant professor of education at Notre Dame, was chief of academics for White Hat Management, which operates 36 charter schools in six states. Before joining White Hat, she was executive director of Capital University's Cleveland Center; senior director for student life and enrollment management at the University of Akron Wayne College in Orrville, Ohio; and project coordinator for the Paul H. Jones Child Development Center


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and part of the Center for Educational Leadership Service, both at the Kent campus of Kent State University. Also with Kent State, Schneider was director of academic affairs and student services for the Geauga Campus and director of student life and career services at the Trumbull Campus.

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She earned her master's degree and doctorate, both in educational administration, from Kent State. Rishe previously served as assistant director of residence life and coordinator of first-year residence education for a total of seven years at Case Western Reserve University. He also worked as living center director at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich., and residence director at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. He is working toward a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Akron. He earned a Master of Science in communications from Grand Valley State, to go along with a Master of Arts in higher education administration from the

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Karl Rishe University of Akron. He also has a bachelor's degree in communications from Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan.

New Members Join Notre Dame Board of Trustees Notre Dame College has appointed three new members to its Board of Trustees. Jack Myslenski and James Drozdowski, approved at the Board's October meeting, will join Maureen Raleigh Bihn, who was appointed in June, as the newest trustees. Bihn is a 1979 alumna of the College with a degree in business administration. She is manager of ore sales administration at Cleveland Cliffs Natural Resources. Named the 2012 Alumna of the Year by the College's Alumni Association, she also serves as chair of the

Restoration Committee at St. Patrick's on Bridge Avenue in Cleveland. Myslenski is a retired senior executive at Parker-Hannifin Corp., where he held many key leadership positions for 34 years. He has a bachelor's degree in industrial technology and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. Since retiring from Parker-Hannifin in 2008, Myslenski has served on boards and committees for several organizations, including St. Martin de Porres High School, the Great Lakes Science Center and the Russ College of Engineering at Ohio University. Drozdowski joined North Coast

Container as general counsel in August 2013, after serving as a partner with the firm of Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP, where he practiced for 18 years and chaired the firm's labor and employment practice area. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati and J.D. from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. An Ohio State Bar Association Board certified labor and employment law specialist, Drozdowski is a member of both the Ohio and New York state bar associations, the Better Business Bureau, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Society for Human Resource Management and Cleveland Employment Inns of Court.

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Human Rights Activist Urges in Campus Lecture: Look Beyond Sight, Stereotypes to Find Common Ground Growing up the daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu in apartheid South Africa, Nontombi Naomi Tutu has experienced many opportunities and challenges in her life, none more important than finding her unique place in the world. She has taken up the challenge by raising her voice as a champion for the dignity of all, addressing differences head on to find the common ground–that which is inherent to all peoples regardless of race, gender, creed, culture, sexual orientation and other stereotypical facades. Tutu delivered the Notre Dame College 2013 Abrahamic Center's Distinguished Lecture on campus to more than 600 students, faculty, staff, trustees and members of the community. An activist for human rights and an advocate for tolerance and inclusion among

all people, she spoke on "Striving for Justice: Seeking Common Ground." Often using humor to soften the serious subject matter that is both her passion and a byproduct of her upbringing, education and experiences, she delivered her key message: If humans are to expect for a better world, if humans are ever going to find justice, they must look at the whole person–in every person–to find their shared humanity. If people do not seek this shared humanity–relentlessly–they are robbing each other of ever finding real and lasting peace for themselves and peace in the world, she said. Tutu used examples from her own life as well as political and social arenas from around the world. Key to her presentation was her focus

on the importance of not using a pursuit of common ground as an attempt to impose uniformity on others. According to Tutu, seeking common ground does not mean trying to pretend we are all exactly alike. Rather it is about seeing how different experiences, gifts, challenges and talents can be the basis of a true appreciation of a shared humanity. The value that people are all capable of achieving with effort comes from going beyond labels and listening and learning about others they encounter– the humanity of the "other," whomever the other may be, she said.

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College, South Euclid to Create Green Space for Students, City Notre Dame College is teaming up with the City of South Euclid, Ohio, to create a community green over civic concrete–to include space for students' science research, art creations, garden plots and more. The Greenfield Community Garden project, expected to begin in spring 2014, will consist of raised garden beds built and cultivated directly on nearly 250 feet of public sidewalks at the intersection of Mayfield and South Green roads in downtown South Euclid about a mile from campus. The asphalt gardening endeavor will offer Notre Dame science majors space to conduct environmental and ecology research and will incorporate the works of College art students. Residents of South Euclid, including members of the Notre Dame campus community, also will be able to plant and harvest produce in the green. "The Greenfield Community Garden

project will reintroduce natural elements near campus in an innovative, sustainable and easily replicated initiative, while providing our science students valuable outdoor ecology and environmental science research lab space," said Tracey Meilander, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology. By helping Meilander coordinate and raise funds for the community garden, Steve Shavel and Hannah Conway, junior biology majors with concentrations in ecology and environmental science at the College, are growing their project management and communication skills as well as their biology experience. "The learning potential for art, business and other students, not just those in biology, will be continuous," Meilander said. Meilander and Karen Poelking, Notre Dame's vice president of board and community relations, are leading

the community green initiative for the College. Daniel Subwick '10 is spearheading the project for the City of South Euclid and One South Euclid, a nonprofit community, economic and residential development organization. The community garden also is sponsored by the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce. "This project is an exciting opportunity that combines environmental and educational outcomes as well as brings our campus and members of the South Euclid community together. The benefits are priceless," Poelking said. In addition to the space for student art and research, the Mayfield and Green streetscape will include water barrels, storage sheds and outdoor furniture and will become the seventh community garden in the City of South Euclid. Garden plots also will be made available to local businesses for sponsorship.


First Entirely Online RN to BSN Degree Students Set to Graduate The first Notre Dame College students to convert their Registered Nurse (R.N.) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degrees completely online have completed their coursework.

country and have taken about two years to complete their online degrees. Some are expected to participate in commencement ceremonies May 10 and 11 on the Notre Dame campus.

R.N. to B.S.N. students graduated from Notre Dame in 2009 when the degree was a hybrid program, which required R.N. students to meet in the classroom setting every other week.

Two of the first enrolled–now part of the 180 total students–in the entirely online B.S.N. program finished their degree this winter, while another set is expected to graduate following the spring semester, according to Colleen Sweeney, Ph.D., Notre Dame nursing division interim chair and assistant professor of nursing.

Because online R.N. to B.S.N. students can select from six different start dates per year and take courses at their own pace, they do not graduate as a typical class cohort. They also may have previously earned college credits, affecting the duration of their program.

Sweeney–who has earned an M.S.N, R.N. and J.D. as well a doctorate–said the B.S.N. is replacing the R.N. as the industry standard for entry level practice and typically is required for management and specialties in nursing. Notre Dame launched its traditionally on-campus, predominantly four-year, pre-licensure B.S.N degree with the incoming class in 2007.

These soon-to-be 2014 nursing alumni of the College hail from across the


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Notre Dame converted its R.N. to B.S.N. degree to an entirely online program in 2011. The very first

Notre Dame Political Scientist Uncovers Link Between Theology, Government Assistance A Notre Dame College political scientist has discovered some religious congregations don't take advantage of government assistance because they believe the Bible teaches them to take care of their own. Ronald "Eric" Matthews Jr., Ph.D., assistant professor of history and political science, has studied Protestant evangelicals who say theology–and giving from their own personal coffers –trumps charitable choice, the public policy that allows churches to apply for federal grants to assist the poor. In two national surveys of more than 1,500 individuals and 1,000 congregations, as well as in-depth interviews with nearly 40 evangelical ministers from Central Appalachia, Matthews found that poverty relief from many religious communities in the post-welfare era is more faith-based than federal-granted. According to Matthews, congregation members give–and give generously –of their own money and not that of taxpayers. But they mainly share the wealth with those who partake in their home church services. "Public policy allows for churches to apply for federal money to aid the poor, but many congregations don't take advantage of the grants. I wanted to find out why," Matthews said. He learned scripture is the deciding factor. Matthews said ministers, especially those who are more conservative and have more literal interpretations of the Bible, quote two verses in governing their gifts of aid: Matthew 25: 40, "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." And 1 Thessalonians 4: 11-12 ," And that ye

study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing." "Most ministers say we will help those who help themselves. For those who come to church and take of our spiritual bread, we will give them real bread," Matthews said. "But then as far as the poor in the community as a whole, those who don't come to that church–where evangelicals are prominent–nothing changes." The study is the basis for Matthews' third book, "Is Charity a Choice?: Protestant Evangelicals, Charitable Choice and the Feeding of the Poor," which he coauthored with Janet Lane. "The book investigates whether charity is really a choice or if it is a command. Can you choose who you help? And is aid mandated by morals, by theology or by the government? The answer is complex," he said. The Notre Dame faculty member also has penned "Obamagelicals: How the Right Turned Left" with Michele A. Gilbert and edited "Perspectives on the Legacy of George W. Bush" with Michael Grossman.

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"Perspectives" is a compilation of opinions on the presidency of George W. Bush born of a collection of essays from various experts presented during a conference Matthews conducted with the Center for Public Service at the University of Mount Union. Matthews led the center and taught political science at Mount Union before joining Notre Dame in 2010. He earned a doctorate in public policy from Kent State University, master's degrees in public administration and supervision and in adult education from the University of Kentucky (UK) and a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Florida. He has worked as an extension agent and grant writer for UK and North Carolina State University and as a high school teacher in Florida. *** Matthews was selected to present these findings at the College's 2013 President's Lecture. With Jennifer Lanz,J.D., Notre Dame adjunct instructor in political science,

"Obamagelicals" analyzes factors that motivated younger, Caucasian Protestant evangelicals in the South to cross the traditional party lines of their older "religious right" parents to help elect President Barack Obama in 2008.

he discussed "The Role Theological Beliefs Play in Feeding the Poor through Government Assistance Programs." Lanz presented some of the methods employed by ministers to use legal statutes to frame their willingness to help those in need.

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Wanderings Benefit Notre Dame Biochemist, New Students A Notre Dame College biochemist welcomed more than 400 first-year students to campus by advising them to wander in wonder. During the College's 2013 Fall Convocation, David Orosz, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry, suggested the new cohort consider his favorite quote from J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy–and the saying on a sentimental T-shirt he received as a Father's Day gift –as a way to succeed in college: "Not all who wander are lost." Orosz explained that he loves to daydream during the four- to five-mile jogs he takes most mornings because these physical wanderings lead to mental wanderings. While he runs, the recipient of the College's 2012 Distinguished Faculty Award said he works through scientific research problems, considers ideas for opinion columns, devises strategies to enhance

his teaching skills and plans ways to better serve his college and country. "While I am engaged in these physical and mental wanderings, I am also provided time to be creative, to allow new ideas and creative ideas to surface in my thoughts, to develop and to not be drowned out in the noise of everyday life," he said He shared with the incoming class that their making time for physical and mental exploration–a walk, a run, a hike–especially if they feel overwhelmed by college courses, extracurriculars or job experiences, can help them find answers, too.

to accomplish by taking four years to attend college and earn a degree," Orosz told the first-year students. "Let yourself wander, without any particular plan, other than to find what lies within you," he said. *** Orosz also wandered before joining Notre Dame in 2000. After earning his doctorate in medical sciences from the department of pharmacology and therapeutics at the

"You might gain a new perspective for which to solve a difficult problem, which was seemingly impossible. You might find yourself stumbling on the words that have been elusive to finish a term paper, or, maybe, you may simply come to remember the dreams you have for yourself, for what you hope

Medical College Of Ohio in Toledo, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, conducting research first in the department of physiology and biophysics and then in the pediatric pulmonary division. He also has a bachelor's degree in chemistry and science from Hiram College.


College Adds Principal Licensure Program to Professional Education Offerings To help address the national shortage of school principals, Notre Dame College is offering a master's degree in educational leadership completely online. This newest Master of Education degree brings to nearly 15 the total number of concentrations offered in professional teacher education at the College–and the first at Notre Dame available only online. The principal licensure is available in the early childhood, middle childhood, adolescent/ young adult and multi-age education licensure areas.


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According to John Galovic, Ed.D., assistant professor of education at the College, the new degree program's online courses still mirror Notre Dame's on-campus atmosphere. The master's in educational leadership provides a dynamic online learning environment in which students can collaborate and interact with professors and classmates, as well as complete coursework at their own pace and according to their own schedules. "Many professional educators cannot afford to take time off from work to study and become credentialed to be principals, so the country is facing

a shortage in qualified applicants," Galovic said. "By offering this program completely online, Notre Dame is giving current teachers the opportunity to advance their careers while addressing a growing deficit in leadership potential that could negatively affect the quality of secondary education in the country." According to the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, nearly half of school districts–rural, suburban and urban– report a shortage in the labor pool for open K-12 principal positions.

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Business Faculty Member Discovers Secret to Small Companies’ Recovery, Success A Notre Dame College faculty member has found the best way for small businesses to not only survive but also thrive in a post-recession –or any–economy is to invest in relationships rather than capital. Vincent J. Palombo, DBA, assistant professor of business administration, has determined that by building personal connections along the value chain–from securing raw materials to delivering the finished product or service–individual- and family-owned companies that can't afford to invest in marketing and fixed assets can still grow and sustain successful business. Palombo spent seven years studying Northeast Ohio machine shops and small manufacturing companies, most with fewer than 20 employees, and many that have fallen on hard times. Through his research, he discovered large firms turn around following declines by changing their CEOs or spending on capital. Small companies, especially those that are family owned, maintain leadership and can't always afford to buy new buildings or expand equipment. But they can build personal connections and provide individualized service better than bigger firms. "Small companies don't have the finances to invest in growth, so the best way for them to recover and improve business is to enhance the value chain by building off relationships with suppliers, employees and customers," Palombo said. Palombo's evidence comes from his personal work experience as well as his research. Before becoming a college instructor, he spent nearly 25 years at Terrell Manufacturing Inc. in Strongsville, Ohio, where he was director of operations and part owner for six of those years. The company of about 25 employees machines

custom-made products, specializing in hydraulic manifolds for the wind turbine industry, for companies like Bosch, Parker-Hannifin and Eaton corporations. "Smaller firms can find out what specific challenges clients have and can be flexible enough to best determine how to meet them," Palombo said. Case in point: Following Hurricane Katrina, a corporate oil rig had 50 employees unable to work while waiting on one specific manifold to be delivered from a large supplier–a process that was going to take up to three weeks, partially because the supplier was closed on weekends and could only ship on certain days. A small business owner building a relationship with corporate leadership learned about the dilemma, then empowered his team to pick up the part on a Friday afternoon, machine it on Saturday and drive it to a private jet at the airport on Sunday, which delivered the piece to the rig in a total of only three days. According to Palombo, this personal approach to service creates a bond of goodwill and better business between the small company and, often, larger customer–a value that sustains them both through even the most unsure of economic times. "Small companies can't afford to expand until they make more money. They can use relationships to build client bases–especially during or after a recession when finances might be tight for larger companies, too–and increase profits," Palombo said. "Then they can use those modest profit margins to grow slowly and more strategically and sustain that growth."

and the recent recession in the nation, the manufacturing industry has experienced severe declines, placing many small machine shops, in particular, at even greater risk. Nearly 85 percent of machine shops in the country employ fewer than 20 people. Palombo's ethnographic study, "Exploring Turnaround Strategies for Small Machine Shops," was completed as part of his dissertation for a Doctor of Business Administration degree with a specialization in leadership he earned this fall from Walden University. He also has an MBA and bachelor's degree in business administration, both from Myers University. Prior to teaching at Notre Dame, Palombo was an assistant professor of management at The Jack Welch Management Institute of Chancellor University. *** Since joining Notre Dame four years ago, Palombo has added several of his own courses, including entrepreneurship and operations management, to the business administration management

In the United States, small to medium organizations comprise 99 percent of businesses but are susceptible to closure–even in the best of economic times–because of limited resources. As a result of global outsourcing

major. Every semester he brings in entrepreneurs, especially from womenowned businesses, to speak to students about starting their own companies. See how Palombo inspired one of his students' business ventures on page 14.

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Notre Dame College has been blessed with two gifts to create on-campus athletic fields, and both facilities were blessed by College Chaplain Fr. Edward E. Mehok–and publicly named in honor of their benefactors– during Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend 2013. The new College Road playing surface was christened formally as Normandy Field, while the facility on South Green Road was officially designated as Mueller Field. The fields' names honor donations to Notre Dame from Normandy Catering and its Executive Vice President and Director of Culinary Operations Sandy and Linda Carmigiano and from Cincinnati natives Herb and Ann Mueller, who have a grandson who plays football at the College. In addition to the prayer from the chaplain, dedication ceremonies for the fields included the presentation of a proclamation from South Euclid, Ohio, Mayor Georgine Welo and South Euclid City Council Representative David Miller, as well as recognition of the donors. The fields are transforming Notre Dame's campus into a full educational experience, to include sport and fitness, for students–and converting the city into a true college town.

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“We gather here today to give thanks, and to ask God to bless this playing field and those who have so generously provided it for Notre Dame College.” Fr. Edward E. Mehok COLLEGE CHAPLAIN

Special guests welcome Fr. Edward E. Mehok, College chaplain, to the podium to bless the athletic fields.

“Having our student-athletes on campus clearly enhances their athletic opportunities, but, more importantly, it will also enhance their academics.” Dr. Andrew P. Roth

NOTRE DAME COLLEGE PRESIDENT Notre Dame President Dr. Andrew P. Roth offers thanks and congratulations to the benefactors of on-campus athletic fields.


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Fr. Edward E. Mehok, Sandy Carmigiano, Linda Carmigiano, James Carmigiano, Normandy Catering General Manager Ryan Baker, Judy Roth, Dr. Andrew P. Roth, David Miller and Georgine Welo

The College’s Homecoming celebration of sports included women’s and men’s soccer games and two volleyball matches, along with football, this year.

“We pray for those who will use this facility. May they do so in good health, in safety and with good sportsmanship. Lord, may your justice inspire fair play and your love inspire mutual respect. May those who play here use their gifts and talents to the best of their abilities, and may all who gather here experience that family spirit, as God's people, that enhances the joy of life."


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A young Falcon fan cheers for Notre Dame soccer.

"Thank you so much. On behalf of the Carmigiano family and Normandy, we accept this great honor, and we are so happy that we could be a part of it. Go Notre Dame!" Linda Carmigiano NORMANDY CATERING Linda and Sandy Carmigiano

"There is no better way to strengthen a bond between a college and a community than through athletics. Athletic events are, for community members and staff members alike, opportunities to come together. Being able to host athletic events on campus creates a bond with a community and attracts people to South Euclid who may not otherwise come here."

Georgine Welo

SOUTH EUCLID MAYOR Students enjoy Falcon teams playing at home for the first time during Homecoming.


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Herb Mueller tosses the coin at the start of the Homecoming football game.

“I wish we had sunshine for this dedication . . . but if it rains, it is for good fortune, and good things will follow.” Dr. Andrew P. Roth NOTRE DAME COLLEGE PRESIDENT

Director of Athletics Scott Swain, Kurt Powell , Pedro Powell, Rebecca Powell, Herb Mueller and Dr. Andrew P. Roth

"God bless what has happened at this school. Thank you." Herb Mueller MUELLER ROOFING DISTRIBUTORS

Herb Mueller and daughter Rebecca Powell

"On behalf of City Council, I hereby extend this expression [a proclamation from the City of South Euclid recognizing both fields] of our pride and appreciation of this exemplary educational and athletic facility and quality staff and students who are an asset to our community."

David Miller SOUTH EUCLID CITY COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE Notre Dame Today Guests toast the dedication of Normandy and Mueller fields.


Inspired by his professor's systemswide approach to entrepreneurship, a Notre Dame College student has connected with unlikely counterparts to start a company that has received $45,000 in seed funding from a business incubator. Stefan Bogdanovic '15, a business administration major with a minor in public relations, recognized the synergy in skill sets when he teamed up with two budding engineers and a computer science student at a recent Cleveland networking event. The young entrepreneurs have since formed the company they named bookwork and are launching a service to screen and certify area engineering student workers and connect them–through a proprietary online system–with local companies looking to hire short-term help. "I saw in them totally opposite skills from mine," Bodganovic said. "Today, if you don't have diversity of skills in a company, you are not going to be successful. You have to have a good team. That's what I learned in class and have confirmed now in real life."

ENTREPRENEUR EXTRAORDINAIRE Notre Dame Student Rounds Out Education by Winning Startup Company Seed Funding, Soccer Title 14

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At the networking event, Bogdanovic sold his new business partners on his complementary competencies. A few weeks–and detailed business, marketing and revenue models–later, their pitch was selected from among hundreds of startup submissions to local launch pads. They won a $25,000 grant, downtown Cleveland office space and three months of intense mentoring from Bizdom, a nonprofit entrepreneurship accelerator founded by Dan Gilbert. Gilbert also is chair and founder of Quicken Loans and majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Bogdanovic and his team's bookwork is one of about 15 companies Bizdom has launched in Cleveland in 2013. And since the initial startup grant, the entrepreneurs have won an additional $20,000 in seed funding from the accelerator. "I already have this great experience in real world business," Bogdanovic said. "We might fail, but once you give 100 percent, you'll want to do it again. If I have to, I will take what I am learning and try again." But the student entrepreneurs are off to a good start. That's why their venture keeps winning over investors.

The Idea With partners, Rakesh Guha and Sam Roberts, both engineering majors from Case Western Reserve University, and Naji Kelley, a computer science student from Cuyahoga Community College, Bogdanovic has helped build this business from the ground up. He has assisted the enterprise in setting up infrastructure, as well as aided in the design and marketing of the database the partners are building. Their business, bookwork, is focusing on recruiting engineering students from Case Western Reserve for placement in engineering and related firms first in Cleveland. Growth potential includes engineering students from other schools and related firms across the

country, even expansion to interns and industries other than engineering. Bogdanovic said bookwork is unique in the marketplace in that the company attracts top talent and certifies workers' skills first and provides a quick and convenient online application connection. The bigger benefit: Clients don't pay until after they see results on the job. The company also offers industry a more community friendly and inexpensive alternative to outsourcing and competes with the wages–and, according to Bogdanovic, can beat the performances –of employees from temporary agencies. "I really do think this company could be a job for the rest of my life. There is huge potential," Bogdanovic said. "And even if I don't succeed, this experience is great, and it is a huge opportunity."

The Inspiration Bogdanovic not only learned about the need for a continuum of skills in the leadership team of a startup but also of the networking event that led to the creation of bookwork through his entrepreneurship course with Vincent J. Palombo, assistant professor of business, at the College. The student said he was inspired to live–not just learn–business from his instructor. Palombo owned and operated his own company for many years before becoming a teacher and coming to Notre Dame. "You ask him a question, and he won't repeat what's in the book," Bogdanovic said of his instructor and academic advisor. "He tells you a story from his own life. He's been in that business. He's been in that job." The small class sizes at the College and the personal attention afforded professors like Palombo also encouraged Bogdanovic to experience entrepreneurship and, so far, have helped him succeed in his own small business venture.

are ideas that need work–but he listens. He is honest with me, and he helps me understand how to make them better," Bogdanovic said. "All the professors here make you think. They have the experience, the knowledge and the time for you."

The Ultimate A native of Cacak, Serbia, Bogdanovic is not just a full-time student at Notre Dame. He is not just a part-time small business owner off campus either. He also is a soccer player.

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The Outcome

Ranked No. 6 overall in the country by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, the Notre Dame men's soccer team, with Bogdanovic playing midfield and striker, captured the 2013 Mountain East Conference season title and qualified for nationals. Bogdanovic also was part of the 2012 campaign highlighted by the College's first soccer national tournament postseason berth as an NCAA Division II institution. "My education is for a lifetime. This business is a great experiment, and soccer is my passion," he said. Bogdanovic had several full-ride athletic scholarship offers to NCAA Division I schools in the United States. He also left a life of celebrity in his home country, where, as a teen, he hosted a televised singing competition and several other live stage and screen performances. He chose Notre Dame because he wanted all these options. "I came here because I didn't want to make a decision that would hurt me. I didn't want to choose school or soccer. I wanted to be able to experience both–and business," he said. "I couldn't miss this chance to learn."

*** Palombo, Bogdanovic's academic advisor, not only helped inspire his student to become an entrepreneur but also recently concluded research that can help small

"I can come to Dr. Palombo's office anytime with ideas–a lot of them

businesses in Northeast Ohio, even those like bookwork, succeed. Learn more about the faculty member's study on page 7.

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Mary Louise Jurkiewicz Beckstrom '87 named Notre Dame Alumna of the Year The Notre Dame College Alumni Association has honored Mary Louise Jurkiewicz Beckstrom '87 as its 2013 Alumna of the Year. Beckstrom has been continually involved in the College's alumni association, serving two terms as its president and working on numerous committees, since earning her degree in education from Notre Dame. "We're thrilled that Mary Louise received this honor. Her commitment to Notre Dame is unparalleled," said Tina DiBacco Jurcisin '85, Notre Dame Alumni Association president. "She's the first to volunteer to work any and all alumni events and bring her army of volunteers:


Rachel Wilson Chase '98, her husband, Steve, and daughter, Maria, welcomed Lydia to their family on Aug. 27, 2013. Lydia weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 20 inches.


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her husband, Jeff; her children, Alfred and Louise; her mother, her sister and cousins. We don't know what we'd do without her!" Beckstrom previously worked for the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights in Cleveland, where she investigated acts of discrimination in institutions that received federal funding.

She is currently a substitute teacher for the Aurora, Ohio, City School District. "Mary Louise may have graduated, but she has never left her alma mater," said Mary Elizabeth Cotleur '98, director of alumni relations and associate director of development. "Her enthusiasm for the College abounds."



Lisa Pawlowski Pflaum '01 gave birth to her second son, Joshua Marion, on Nov. 11, 2013, at 4:20 p.m. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 18 inches. Her husband is J.P., and the baby's big brother is Jonathan.

David Hilborn '06 married Kelly Williams on July 27, 2013, in Christ the King Chapel at Notre Dame College. Michael Dodge '05 served as a groomsman. The reception was held in the Hawken Upper School Smith Lobby.

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Christian Taske '07, his wife, Tricia, and daughter, Maia, welcomed the newest addition to their family on Oct. 21, 2013. Luka Christian Taske weighed 8 pounds and measured 20 inches.

2010 Michael Mannozzi '10 took first place in both the 30K and 40K National Racewalking Championships in October 2013.

2010 Lori Hynes '10 has been working for the National Park Service as a ranger since graduating. As part of her experience, she has served in the Great Smoky Mountains, Yellowstone and Cuyahoga Valley national parks. During summer 2013 Hynes was at Cape Hatteras National Seashore stationed at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. As part of her job, she plans educational programming for the public.

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the fledgling turtles have a difficult time making their way to the ocean, as they must dodge predators on their way. Hynes was able to help release these hatchlings into the water.

This summer Hynes witnessed the hatching of sea turtles in North Carolina. After hatching,

In Memoriam

We offer our condolences to relatives and friends of the recently deceased and pray that our good God will welcome them into everlasting joy.

Alumni Charlotte Moll Hammersmith '41 4/2013 Angela Marie Kochera '53 08/2012 Lois Masterson McNeill '51 2/2012 Husband Richard Joliat 10/2013 Husband of Lillian Vosmik Joliat '51 Grandfather of Nicole Joliat '11 Uncle of Janet Smitek '93 and Renee Markley Zgoznik '99

John D. Smith 8/2013 Husband of Frances Censky Smith '63




Bernice H. Glavich 11/2013 Mother of Sr. Kathleen Glavich, SND '72 Father George Salwan 9/2013 Father of Rita Salwan Abboud '92

Heather "Sunny" Day 8/2013 Sister of Heidi Day Hall '99 Brother John Bertrand 3/2013 Brother of Patricia Bertrand '59 Grandmother Mary L. Sharaba 9/2013 Grandmother of Allison Sharaba Powell '94

Memorial Masses may be offered in Christ the King Chapel for your deceased loved one. For more information about scheduling a Mass, please contact campus ministry at 216.373.5387.

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Notre Dame College honored its chaplain and professor emeritus,

FR. EDWARD E. MEHOK –who has spent

more than 50 years ministering and teaching at the College–with

the 2013 Fidelia Award, one of the highest honors the College bestows.

Friends of Notre Dame share their appreciation for Fr. Mehok's distinguished service and fidelity:

"Beloved Friday preacher, you always found some clever connection between life at the College and life in the world. All Notre Dame College is grateful for your excellent homilies, your many gifts."

"Thank you, Fr. Mehok, for all you have done for Notre Dame College for more than half a century. What a remarkable achievement." M. Joan McCarthy, Notre Dame College Board of Trustees

Sr. Theresemarie McCloskey, SND, '49 former Notre Dame College Faculty Member

"You always value the complexity and surprise in life. Your appreciation for satire and the ironic keeps your audience always alert whether they are your students at the seminary, the middle school students at St. John of the Cross or the Saturday evening congregation here in Christ the King Chapel. You are a man for all seasons, a man with a zest for life, a man of prayer, a Renaissance man." Sr. Carol Ziegler, SND, Notre Dame College Special Assistant to the President for Mission

"Sometimes on the ski slope, on the tennis court, enjoying the Cleveland Orchestra or writing an article for Superman's 50th anniversary, you relish the richness of life and call others to embrace all that is human. Fr. Mehok, your faithfulness to daily preparation for your homilies, to scripture classes for your adults or to your Notre Dame College classes is always very evident." Sr. Mary Frances Murray, SND, Notre Dame College Academic Support Center

"Experienced faculty, like Tony LaVerde and his family, are delighted when you are able to preside at a family wedding. New staff members, like Scott Swain, are comfortable asking if they might renew their wedding vows at a daily Mass." Fidelia Award Dinner Program 2013


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The 2013 President's Report & Honor Roll of Donors

An image of a chalice in stained glass in Christ the King Chapel symbolizes the Eucharist, derived from the Greek word "eucharistian," which means thanks or to give thanks, specifically "thanksgiving to God."

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222 2009



498 283


280 2012



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HONOR ROLL OF DONORS July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 We gratefully acknowledge our many special friends whose contributions provide special support for the College and its students.

Gold ($10,000 + ) Aldi Inc. The Cleveland Foundation Mac and Debbie Donley Employee Benefits International, Inc. Forest City Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Richard and Mrs. Robbin Garcia The Giant Eagle Foundation Mrs. Ann Hawkins and Mr. David Hodgson Herbert and Ann Mueller Stella Corbett Hetzer '59 and John J. Hetzer John Huntington Fund for Education Jewish Federation of Cleveland The Barbara and Abraham Miller Family Foundation Learning House, Inc. Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust Normandy Catering Nancy Meacham '67 Medical Mutual of Ohio Merrill Lynch Life Insurance Co. The Samuel H. and Maria Miller Foundation Ohio Board of Regents Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Inc. The Esther and Hyman Rapport Philanthropic Trust Sisters of Notre Dame Margaret W. Wong, Esquire

Silver ($5,000 + ) Andrews McMeel Universal Aramark Higher Education Patricia Bertrand '59


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Johnson Charitable Gift Fund dba Johnson Mutual Funds KeyBank Mr. and Mrs. Brock Lamarca Dr. Andrew P. and Judy Roth

Bronze ($1,000 + ) All For You Janitorial Ms. Yvonne Allen Leslie Armstrong and David A. Armstrong, Esquire AT&T Matching Gift Program The Barbara and Abraham Miller Family Foundation Maryann McBride Belanger '69 Mr. and Mrs. John J. Betchkal Maureen Raleigh Bihn '79 and Rick Bihn Dr. Michael Bloom and Peggy Sullivan Mary Jo Franks Boswell 2 Mr. Mark H. Brandt BSN Sports Catholic Charities Health and Human Services Cleveland Indians Baseball Company Mrs. Marilyn Cunin Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Deckard Mr. John P. DeGulis Deloitte Foundation Mr. William Doraty Mr. Brian Emerson Carol Huber Fegen '59 Mr. John Filak, Sr. Beth Johnson Ford '00 John Galovic, Ed.D. Gannett Foundation GE Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Richard Geier Rita Nicholas Gibbons '49 Margaret Goecker Gornik '48 Mr. William R. Gustaferro Hahn, Loeser & Parks, Cleveland Harbor Educations Service Leap Program Mary Kay Meacham Hemenway '65 Mr. Stephen M. Hotchkiss Mrs. Sherilyn D. Hunter Hribar '75 Mary Ann Sabol Johanek, Esquire '52 Mr. and Mrs. Brian Johnston

Jones Day Mr. Sanjiv K. Kapur Kehoe & Associates LLC Mrs. Jean G. Keller Donna Hiznay Kleiner '76 Dana Holy Kromer, DO '81 Kulas Foundation The Laub Foundation Estate of Jane Lenahan Ms. Jody M. Lowry The Edward A. & Catherine L. Lozick Foundation Lubrizol Foundation Maloney+Novotny LLC Mr. Mark Massey Anne Davidson McBride '57 Patricia McCann '56 McGladrey LLP Deborah McGuigan '01 Rev. Edward Mehok MPT Fastener Corp. North Eastern Ohio Education Association Frances Nugent '50 William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation Patricia Opaskar '65 Mr. Peter R. Osenar Ms. Audrey Parsons Kitty Byrider Phelan '54 Mr. John C. Phillips, CPA Kathleen McGuigan Phinney '82 Anne Poorman '84 Premier Commercial Realty Premier Development Partners, LLC Mrs. Ethel M. Quinlan Mr. Ronald Ralph Joan Cronin Reagan '52 Mr. Geoffrey J. Ritts Mr. and Mr. Bill Rocco Rummy's Bar & Grill Dr. Nicholas Santilli Shared Financial Services Ms. Deborah L. Sheren Dorothy Zivcsak Simon '56 The Smiley Family Charitable Foundation Dr. Carole P. Smith '61 The Smith-Prochaska Foundation Sports Construction Group, LLC Standby Screw Machine Products Co.

State of New York Helen & Louis Stolier Family Foundation Carol R. Strater '89 Mr. James S. Swain Dr. Dalma Takacs The Business of Good Foundation Thornhill Financial Todd Associates, Inc. Total ID Solutions, Inc. Tuesday Study Club University Suburban Health Center Pamela Wright Waitinas '61 Mrs. Gretchen Walsh, M.S.Ed. Clara Weiss Fund Weston Inc. Ms. Frances R. Zverina

Tower ($500 + ) Abbott Fund Matching Grant Carole Albanese Aizenman '68 Mr. Daniel F. Apitz Mr. Bill Armstrong Berea High School Mrs. Kathleen Burke, Esquire, and William S. Gaskill Mrs. Kristin Smith Butterfield '99 Mr. Taesun Cha Ann Salvatore Chasar '65 Cleveland Bakers' Local No. 19 The Cliffs Foundation Margaret Heintel Conway '63 Cradle Gear Inc. Mary Kay Macken Dargan '50 Carol Diedrichs-Himes '81 The Diocese Of Parma Audrey Hubeny Dvorak '56 Eaton Charitable Fund Beverly Nesi Fisher '55 Mrs. Corinne Gasper Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. George Mary Jo Grdina Ph.D. '65 Joann Kuchtyn Hardy '88 Mr. William Hatch Mrs. Melinda Haynes M. Vida Urbancic Horn '57 Hospitality Partners Inc. Fairfield Inn Beachwood Ms. Jacqueline L. Hoyt Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Lillian Vosmik Joliat '51

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Notre Dame Club ($300 + ) Janet Amer '50 American Benefit Evaluators LLC Ms. Mary Andrew Mr. David Bacon Rebecca Ketchum Barker '03 Bay Mechanical & Electrical Corporation Mr. William S. Bernay

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Blondeaux Blue Streak Volleyball Camp Inc Mr. Glenn Bondy Boss Excavating and Grading Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Frank X. Bova Ms. Theresa Brown California Pizza Kitchen Dylan Campbell '11 Carpet Country, Inc. Mr. Gilles Carriere The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Foundation Ms. Jeanne M. Christian, M.A. Classic Teleproductions Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Clovis Mr. Stephen Crandall, M.A. Mr. and Mrs. Vince P. Davies Mr. Tyler D. DeCrapio Mr. Andrew D. DeFranco Dr. Stephen Demick Bonnie Felice DiCillo '63 Mr. William Donley Mrs. Mary Anne Donner Mr. and Mrs. James E. Dorsey, Jr. Mr. Fred Dovsek Mr. Mark A. Dymidowski Mr. Jeffrey S. Fehr Mr. Thomas Feola Mr. Michael R. Ferguson Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fitzpatrick Mr. A. Dale Flowers Elizabeth Way Franklin '72 GM Industrial, Inc. Margaret Russell Haile '67 Anita Hanks '96 Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Hargis, Sr. Mr. Jeff Hasan Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hicks Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ineman Mary Jane Janki '64 Mr. James Kendel Marilyn C. Kilbane '56 Mr. Alan Kirsh Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kowalczyk Cecelia Hissong Kruger, MD '61 Mr. Tyler LaRocca Ms. Jacqueline Loewy Mr. Matt Mallory Joan Fisher McGuire '56 Marie T. Morelli '64 Susan C. Murphy '87 Mae Thomey Nagel '61

Ohio Family Realty Mr. and Mrs. Edward Painter Erme Linda Panza Patrice F. Denman Co., L.P.A. Attorney at Law Jeffrey Pelton Mr. and Mrs. J. Keith Pittsenberger, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Keith P. Poskocil Mr. Stephen Pyper Ms. Shelly Quick Mr. Phillip Ramos Frances Rifici Ratka '79 Mr. Darrin Rhoads Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. Ross Mr. Ryan Sands Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Seames Mr. Joe Shinosky Marieann Berg Shovlin '62 Skyland Trucking Co. Linda Gross Slaby '73 Ms. Tammy L. Smith Helen Komp Sonnhalter '41 Ms. Ladonna Sperry Sports and Spine Physical Therapy Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stickradt Surgical Theater The Bowling Club at OSU Mr. Stephen M. Todd Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian Trusso Mr. Gary Vodila Western Reserve Cable Television Consortium Claire Minadeo Wilson '60 Wilson Commercial Real Estate Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Witner WKYC-TV3 Audrey Reinmann Zupan '52 93 Notre Dame Club

Century ($100 + ) Mr. Tyler J. Abels ABNP Productions LLC Ace Mitchell Alesci's of South Euclid Inc. American Century Investment Foundation Mr. James R. Anders Geneva Anderson '88 Mr. and Mrs. Randy S. Anderson Ms. Susan Anderson Miss Alicia M. Ankerman

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Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Arthur Mrs. Janet G. Ashe Mr. Dennis Assaff Mr. and Mrs. George E. Baggott Mr. and Mrs. John Baggott Mr. Marlon S. Baker Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Baker Marianne Barnes, M.D. '71 Mary Budd Barnett '51 Mr. and Mrs. Craig Barrett Ms. Wendy Bartlett Ms. Peggy Battaglia Mr. Jason Baxter Mr. and Mrs. Steven Beasore Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Beattie Ms. Deborah Beemer Doris M. Belovich '49 BGM Solutions Ms. Kelley Bischoff Dalia Kavaliunas Bitenas '73 Jonathan Bittinger '13 Jodi Buckhanon Bonner '94 Mr. and Mrs. Mark P. Borling Mr. Terry Branch Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Breiding Maria Briganti Mr. James E. Brogan Brokaw Advertising Helen Laslo Brown '52 Ms. Renee L. Brown Gale Mickelbart Browning, MD '83 Anne Bruder '88 Bruegger's Bagel Bakery Mr. David J. Bruening Mr. Albert Bryant Diane Steele Bugner '73 Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Bulic Mr. Anthony Burge Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Burgey Ms. Frances D. Burke Katie R. Burke Mrs. Patricia Byron C. A. Agresta Construction Co. Mr. and Mrs. Joel Scott Cady Catherine Calder '80 Ms. Katie Callahan Mary Fischer Campbell '42 Mary L. Campbell '61 Mr. and Mrs. Martin Carlson Mr. Tony Caroniti Roslyn Hunter Case '77 Marcella Frato Castellarin '57

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Bruce W. Jones, Ph.D. O'Reilly's Pub & Grill Tina DiBacco Jurcisin '85 Mary Louise Jurkiewicz Beckstrom '87 Linda Schostek Kacenjar '79 Keystone-Quaker Collegiate Classic Mr. and Mrs. John Kirn Mr. Mathew P. Kittle Mary Ann Kaminski Koral '57 Lighting Dynamics, Inc. M&M Express Solutions M. Joan McCarthy Eugene and Helen Machuga Mikel Mr. Scott Mohler Mrs. Rachel Morris NDC Alumni Association NDCL Girls Lacrosse Club Mr. James T. Penko Professional Electric Products Co. Mr. David E. Peterson PNC Bank Karen and John "Tony" Poelking Port Hospitality LLC - Comfort Inn Christine Mead Powers '93 Progressive Insurance Foundation Renegade Brands Roll Giving & Paramount Community Giving Susan Kimszal Shea '76 The Sherwick Fund Leslie Stadler Berch '71 Staybridge Suites Cleveland East Subway James & Connie Sutter Mary E. Swinker '75 Mary Sue Borzy Takacs '56 Mr. and Mrs. Rick Torgerson Monarch Recovery Verizon Beverly Frattura Waltz '58 Janet Borer Winton '60


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Catholic Community Connection CCAP Enterprises, LLC Mayor Bill Cervenik Amanda DelVillan Clark '77 Candy Clemson '70 Cleveland District Council I.S.D.A. Cleveland Fire Fighters Association Cleveland Internationals Soccer Club Cleveland Soccer Academy Carla Hradisky Coffelt '79 Mr. Graham Coghill and Mrs. Vicki Coghill Virginia Hagley Coller '41 Mr. Fred Collier Ms. Candy Collins Miss Kimberly Collins Mary Alice Conkey '85 Consolo Law Firm Mr. Anthony Conteras Georgiena Noonan Cook '48 Mrs. Pamela Cook Patricia Rybicki Coviello RD '52 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Creer Angela M. Marton Crego '76 Mr. Kenneth Croteau Ms. Jean Crotty Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Crunelle Mr. Steve Curry Christine Gottermeyer Curtis '64 Terese Schade Cybulski, LISW '60 SS Cyril & Methodius Orthodox Church Ms. Mary Beth Dale Elizabeth L. Damm '58 Dance Excel Lenore Galati D'Angelo '54 Mrs. Nicole Davis Diana S. de la Rosa-Miklic, CPC '90 Mr. Paul Deka Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Delaney Mr. Jeremy DeLuca Lisa Berzin DePaulo '85 Dick Hoover Lanes Mr. Kevin W. Dickey Grace Marie Sgro DiDomenico '64 Ms. Teresa Dietsch Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. Dinda DJO Global Mr. Owen Dobbins Carole Bucila D'Onofrio '70 Ann S. Dowdell '49

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Jim Drozdowski Mr. Michael Dugan Mr. and Mrs. David Dunn Marjorie Mehigan Durbin '56 Mr. Robert Dwyer Eco Applicators LLC Mr. Robert Egan Marley Ford Eiger '70 Marilyn Petrovic Emshoff '83 Marianne D. Erb '43 Excalibur Softball Organization Mr. and Mrs. David W. Eyth Fast Tract Title Services Inc. Ms. Linda Felice Mr. and Mrs. Walter Felizianetti Judith Magid Feniger '85 Maureen Soeder Fernbacher '63 Mr. James Findlay Mr. Troy Findlay Catherine C. Fisher '68 Ms. Diane M. Fistek Mr. and Mrs. Bruce F. Fletcher Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Foore Mr. Nicholas Formica '07 Anna Frauenhoffer '75 Roseann Conforto Fusco '64 Hedy M. Fye '61 Gamekeeper's Tavern Mary Ann Ganofsky '65 Geraldine Feldhake Gast '44 Maureen McGannon Gauntner '63 Leila Engelhaupt Gay '55 Joan Marsho Gerber '79 Carol Benko Gillespie '64 Marlene Hennes Girton '63 Cecilia Girz, Ph.D. '70 Mr. John E. Glasgo Thomas Goggins '06 Goodrich Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gordon Marianne Gorgone '60 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gorski Ms. Sandra Grassman, M.B.A. Mariann Lasko Grdina '66 Greater Cleveland Council of Orthodox Clergy Mr. and Mrs. Glenn G. Gresch Michele A. Gubernatis '68 Mrs. Carol M. Gundelach '75 Lilly Gyulveszy '57 Susan Siegwarth Hack '70 Catherine Culek Haggerty '36

Josephine Brown Hanlon '56 Ms. Patricia Harding Mrs. Leslie J. Harris Mary Terese Brady Harrs '54 Katherine Joyce Hart '77 Paula Kline Hathaway '76 Mr. and Mrs. Russell Hauser Mrs. Cynthia M. Hawkins-Stallworth '75 Father Michael Hayduk Mr. Benjamin B. Henceroth Mrs. Nancy Henceroth Mr. Rick Henney Linda Sloe Henry '80 Denise Herrick '91 Mr. and Mrs. David C. Hickoff Mr. Daniel R. High Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hiles Father Joseph Hilinski Historical Society of Russell Twp Mr. Matthew Hoffmann Dolores Hoge-Joyce '94 Ms. Antoinette Horn Jennifer Hornacek-Guadalupe '03 Loretta D. Horvath '50 Mr. Jason R. Hostetler Ms. Jeanette Howard Dorothy Myers Huebner '48 Therese J. Hummer '46 Ms. Linda Huntington Mrs. Maureen Ischay Carole Iseli '90 Mr. Anshawn M. Ivery '11 Ivy's Catering J. P. Clark Insurance Agency Inc. Arbolina Llamas Jennings '68 Juices Bar & Grill Mr. and Mrs. Steven Justice Mrs. Patricia Karn Mr. Matthew Kastelic Mr. and Mrs. Victor Kastelic Ms. Beth Kautz Mrs. Marta Liscynesky Kelleher Mr. Timothy Kelly April Kennedy '13 Kathleen Pritschau Kiener '67 Ms. Joon-Li Kim Mr. Jon Kinkel Mary M. Todd Knake '65 Adam Koballa '11 Mr. Christopher Kocan

Eleanor Raper Kocevar '52 Jody Jurkiewicz Kocsis '89 Mr. and Mrs. James K. Koepf Joyce Futty Koledge '65 Marsha Paul Kolke '70 Martha Sarvay Kolodzy '82 Rebecca Kovacs '09 Ms. Cheryl Kozelka Mr. and Mrs. Keith Koziel Mary Jo Cooper Kranz '56 Jeanne Coleman Kray '49 Nan Krebs '54 Ms. Chris Kuhlman Clara Kurcz '69 Ms. Amy Kyler Judith Lachvayder-Frazier '65 Lancer Contracting, Inc. Mr. Michael J. Lanning Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. LaRiccia, Jr. Mr. Devon LaRiccia Dr. and Mrs. James Lasch Colleen Butler Lloyd '78 Marie Lorz '54 Mr. Richard Loustau Mr. Richard A. Lugo Doris R. Gotter Lutz '46 Mr. Tom Lutz Mr. Kenneth Madey Marilyn Hausser Madigan '55 Joanne Dula Madison '67 Melanie Baker Majikas '93 Mr. and Mrs. John P. Maloney Carole DeRose Mancino '60 Mr. and Mrs. William C. Mangus Ms. Nadine Marchi Mina Boyson Marciniak '68 Mr. and Mrs. William Mathews Lisa Winger Matula '85 Anne Fischer Mayer '51 Mayfield Boneyard, LLC May-Green Chiropractic Care Center Steven and Kathleen Kenny McCrillis Mr. Gregory McCue McGarry & Sons Inc. Noreen Malloy McGhee '63 Mr. John McGregor Mr. Austin McGuan Ms. Patricia A. McGuan Ms. Alexandria McKinley Ms. Judith McLaughlin Ms. Catherine McMahon

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Victoria Pilkington '75 Anne Kuntz Platt '54 Play It Again Sports Ann McGowan Porath '69 Mrs. Esther Post Mrs. Dorothy Coates Power '53 Geraldine Jannazo Powers '49 Frances Porubsky Previts '63 Ms. Elaine M. Price Dr. Louise Prochaska Mr. Bill Prodovich Mr. Vincent P. Punzone Margaret Wirscham Quinlan '63 Ms. Susan R. Quisenberry Mr. Colin Raby Mrs. Carla Raguz Mr. Anthony Ralph Mr. Bob Ralph Mr. and Mrs. Randall W. Ramsey Carol Moizuk Rath '55 Mr. George C. Reider Theresa Tokesky Riedl '70 Mr. Jonatan R. Rivera Ms. Helen Rizi Mrs. Dianna Roberts '96 Ms. Carol L. Robey M. Jean Muenker Robinson '48 Mrs. Dawn M. Roche Mr. Darby Roggow Mr. Mike Roggow Donna Roginski '68 Romanian Catholic Diocese of Canton Margaret Urbancik Rosa '50 Hank and Diane Roth and Family Sylvia Rundo '75 Runyon and Sons Roofing Elaine Schneider Ryan '60 Patricia Borkoski Rybicki '55 Ruth Pheiffer Sabiers '65 Mr. Austin R. Sanders Mr. and Mrs. Marc J. Sanzotta Jets Pizza Mrs. Kathleen A. Schlupe Mr. Jeff Schulte Mr. and Mrs. James E. Schultz Mrs. Susan Schultz Alberta Petrarca Schumacher '50 Frances Wiecher Scuilli '65 Second Sole Jeannette Shaker '57 Shaker Photo Studio

Shuara Wilson Shands '76 Joanne Nickels Shaughnessy '62 Priscilla Greszler Shields '69 Mr. Richard Shirley Ms. Lisa Shockley Virginia Kollin Shovlin '62 Mr. Anthony Siciliano Ms. Linda M. Singleton Mr. Javier M. Smith Veronica C. Smith '54 Linda M. Smith-Richardson '94 Ms. Susan Snyder Mr. Tim Snyder Diana Zackel Soeder '90 Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Spencer SPM Enterprises, LLC Mr. John Stahl Mr. Matthew T. Stephens Barbara Stevens '93 Ellen Kline Stevens Burris '80 Joan Sturbaum '56 Summit Painting Mary Grace Sever Sunbury '71 Sunnyside Audi Angela Gregur Sustarsic '45 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Suvak Carrie Crozier Svigel '70 Ms. Donna Szczepinski Brandon Szink '13 Agnes Hellman Szpila '45 Carol Will Tacina '66 Ms. Elizabeth Teague Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Teel Mr. Michael Testa The Alpha Group Agency Thomas Electrical Construction Mr. James T. Thomas Ms. Jane Thomas Ms. Joan Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Jim Thomas Mr. William D. Thomas Time Warner Cable Ms. Traci Toth Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Traetow Trippy's Smoke Shop LLC Ukrainian Catholic Diocese of St. Josaphat Dr. Frances Ulrich University Suburban Physical Therapy Ms. Rochelle Vallee Bambi Vargo '09

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Mr. John Variola Winifred Murray Vaughn '42 Marilyn Fisher Venables '80 Mr. James Viccharielli Mr. Ute Vilfroy Diane Chayka Wahl '65 Mr. Gerald Walsh Carol Whatmough Walter '62 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Warren Paulette Skirbunt Watson '63 Webb Supply Mr. Myron Weisenbarger Mr. John M. Wepler Mr. Glen W. Westlund Mrs. Katherine A. White-Ridley Mary Willoughby '96 Elizabeth Bendall Wilson '66 Sylvia Patterson Winfrey '96 Mr. and Mrs. John Wolfe Mary Ellen Marsh Wolff '42 Mr. Daniel J. Wondolowski Constance Swanciger Wysocki '60 Elizabeth Rossum Zaboly '56 Sharon McAllister Zeck '63 Greta Ziegman '82 Mr. and Mrs. John M. Zoltak

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Colleen McMahon '83 Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. McMahon Joanne Plaga McNamee '65 Mr. Deano McNeil, Sr. McNulty Roofing Company, Inc. Norma Gabriel Meaker '49 Ms. Amanda Means Mrs. Catherine Merriman Mary Barrett Mertzlufft '43 Mr. and Mrs. Thaddeus Mielnik Mrs. Heidi Miller Mr. Maurice Miller Sarah Miller '53 Dr. A. Gregory Moore Patrice Moore '72 Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Mordell Mr. Hero Mary Alice Mulhearn '52 Mr. Timothy Murdock Mrs. Margaret Murphy Kendall G. Myles Katharina Kietzmann Nagy '91 Mr. and Mrs. Dennis A. Napoli Mr. David Neiswander David Nelson '11 Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Nelson Loretta Nemeth '01 Mr. Chip Newell Mr. and Mrs. Kurt P. Newton Northeast Ohio Charity Services LLC Debra Godiciu Nuhfer '75 O.P. Aquatics Philomena Meluch '09 Sharon Lenkey Ohm '67 OMR Fine Arts Photography LLC Mrs. Deborah Ortosky Jerry Wernet Osenar '66 Mr. and Mrs. John Papesh Mr. and Mrs. Frank Patacsil Patacsil Revocable Trust Mr. Mark Patrick Ilona Pall Paulin '65 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pelley Matthew Perez Mr. David Petras Mr. John Petrunak Phases Construction And Maintenance Inc. Physicians First Choice Diagnostics, LLC Christine Piatak '72

Friends ($1 + ) Mr. Roger Abood Mr. Richard Adler Diane Salsbury Akers '71 Carol Waitinas Alaqua '97 Miss Elizabeth M. Anderson Mr. Dan Andrew Kathleen Connare Andrews '70 Mr. Geoffrey Anikienko Antoinette C. Arnold '81 Mr. Anthony J. Asher Mr. Matthew Atty Mr. and Mrs. James A. Augur Baggott Group Mrs. Mary M. Baker Ms. Gail H. Banes Mary Anne Barbic '74 Connie Samide Barrett '78 Mr. and Mrs. Ted Barrett Mr. Timothy Bartlett Rita Dorony Basalla '81 Ms. Paula Baughn Mr. Kelvette Beacham Mr. Jeff Beauregard Ms. Dorothy Beckstrom

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Julanne Bednar '71 Denise Schreiber Begin '81 Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bequette Mrs. Mary Bilchak Valerie Bilchak '72 Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bilhardt Lisa Reese Birman '99 Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Blair Atty Mrs. Ellamarie Bledsoe Mrs. Anne M. Blount Ms. Judy Bobonik Mr. Jeff Boledovic Norma Fischer Boncher '67 Ms. Joanne Bonder Mr. & Mrs. John J. Bontempo Mr. Mark Borlin Ms. Alexandria L. Boss Mr. Joseph A. Bova Mr. Rodney Bowden Mary Helen Braeunig '57 Ms. Mary E. Breiding Mr. and Mrs. James R. Brewer Ms. Patricia A. Briganti Mrs. Kathryn Brinovec Mary Scalabrino Broadbent '54 Ms. Angelina Broderick Laura Kramb Brodman '77 Rita Eiben Broestl '51 Mr. John J. Brosovich III Ms. Louise E. Browers Dana Hill Brown '96 Barbara Brozman '70 Judy L. Brunnett '93 Diane Matjasic Burch '64 Coleen Poe Burger '92 Mr. Eric Burgey Ms. Carol P. Burke Ms. Diana L. Burns Erin Butterfield '08 Ms. Kelly J. Butterfield Terese Anne Tran Byrne '50 Mr. Jeffry S. Byron Cambridge Wrestling Mr. Anthony Camino Marie Kramb Campbell '87 Mary E. Carmont '95 Mary Tupta Carney '68 Ms. Brandy Cash Ms. Christine Castelucci Catherine Humphrey Cavagna '36 Ms. Kathy J. Cavinder Judith Cerny '64

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Mary Tepe Chinchar '86 Mr. Matt Clark Mr. Jacob J. Clemens Ms. Marie Coffey Mr. and Mrs. William E. Cole Mr. and Mrs. D. Coleman Roseanne Colson '85 Mr. and Mrs. John G. Cooney Lynda Wank Corea '70 Annamary Whealon Costello '43 Mary Elizabeth Sokol Cotleur '98 and Mark A. Cotleur Linda Cotman '75 Mrs. Dawn Cotter Ms. Shawatha Covington Michele Cullen '93 Mrs. Mandy Czech Ralph D'Alessio '13 Nancy Ellen Damm '65 Faye D'Amore '92 Ms. Lucinda Darvell Miss Jacquelynne Dawson Mr. and Mrs. Larry A. Decoursey Jean Newman DeLauer '92 Patricia Sofra DeLisio '96 Ms. Amy M. Deluca Ms. Julie DiBiasio Martha Diederich '59 Maria DiFranco '96 Frances Mercurio Dinunzio '66 Mrs. Beth Dobish Mr. Dave Dolansky Ms. Meghan E. Doraty Down Town Barber Shop Mary Ellen Quinn Drobnick '66 Ms. Candi Ducksworth Mr. Leonard Ducksworth Mr. and Mrs. David Dukich Mr. Mark Dziak Lea Echan '93 Mr. and Mrs. S. Edmonds Ms. Kristen Edwards Mrs. Carol Eitniear Lisa Folk Elliott '82 Mary McGovern Elliott '50 Mr. Nicholas C. Elliott Christine Hudak Jackson '61 Mr. David Ellis Mr. Akif Z. Eren Ms. Kim Erxleben Mr. Larry Fankhauser Mr. and Mrs. James F. Fate

Ms. Kerri Ferickson Rose Fidel '50 Ms. Suzee Findlay Mrs. Tanya Findley Mrs. Candace Fischer Barbara Fisco '94 Barbara J. Horn Fisk '64 Fitzwilliam Hall Mrs. Amber Flack Ms. Katherine L. Flynt Mr. and Mrs. Claude R. Folkes Phillip and Margaret Ford Ms. Melinda Franco Karen Pytlak Franks '82 Mr. Harry Frazier Mary L. Freer '69 Jane Freund '65 Ann Byrne Fridrich '65 Mr. Tristan Friebel Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Friedman Sandra Muller Friedman '79 Kristen Fye-Boll '88 Marianne Finsel Gabel '49 Kyle Gabrick '10 Judi Dolesh Gaitens '62 Mrs. M.L. Gallagher Mr. Robert F. Gallagher Ms. Deborah Gamble Ms. Mary Ann Gasper Colleen Sullivan Gavaghan '52 Kelsey George '13 Cecilia Gerber '61 Mrs. Gayle Gergely Ms. Cathy Gerland Karen Marshall Gilliam Ph.D. '87 Ms. Adele Glandon Mr. Joseph G. Glass Mr. Paul Glazer Mrs. Tanya Gold Mary Ann Golski '66 Mrs. Sandra Goodwill Janet McKee Goots '54 Mr. Michael Gorman Kathryn Neenan Grady '47 Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Graning Honora L. Ruffing Grant '66 Mr. Daniel Griesmer Patricia Grazulis Griffin RD '68 Tiffany Mackie Griffith '01 Mr. Eric Groewa Mrs. Cindy Guay Carol Gyorki '89

Patricia Hagler-Tucker '92 Marian Lee O'Loughlin Halasz '52 Mrs. Mary Jo Halenar Ms. Ashley M. Hall Jane Hruby Hanlon '50 Laurie Hanson '98 Theresa Sabol Hanson RD '57 Mr. Alan Harbert Mr. Kenneth Hardtke Mr. Andrew Hargis Janet Harris '97 Carol Ann Harrison '71 Dr. Gerald E. Hartdagen Maureen Murphy Hartman '89 Eric Heath Jean Heflich '79 Mr. Paul Heins Mr. and Mrs. Ricahrd E. Henderson James Henning '05 and Alyssa Henning '10 Mr. Cyle Hesser Laurel Hildebrand '89 Mr. Eddie Hipp Adele Schmotzer Hippley '63 June Collins Hlivak '84 Kelly Hogue Mr. and Mrs. Michael Holland Ms. Heather Hoover Ms. Connie M. Horrigan Mary Lou Houck '68 Rachel A. Hrbolich '92 Mercedes Bauers Hronek '45 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald M. Hrouda Mr. Stephen R. Hudak Mr. and Mrs. Ron Huff Mr. and Mrs. William L. Hull Mr. George Huntington Ms. Katie Huntington Jane Henninge Huston '00 Mary Jane Iacco '73 Mr. and Mrs. David A. Ison Ms. Maryann Ivanicky Mr. and Mrs. Ennio F. Izzo Sabrina Jackson '13 Jane Jagels-Romeo '61 Mr. Jeffrey S. Jaggers Ann McAuley Jeffries '52 Ms. Barbara A. Jelinek Mr. and Mrs. David Jenkins Mr. James J. Jenkins Carol Nardi Johnson '95 Carolyn Johnson '84

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Marilyn Stefek Lisicky '57 Marilyn Ann Smith Loeffler '64 Breda Osenar Loncar '63 Jeanette Owczarzak Louis '00 Dawn R. Lowe '99 Mary Binsack Luberger '48 Linda Gorslene Lucha '87 Kathleen Mraz Madar '94 Pamela Naso Maidens '04 Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Maire Mr. Mike Malre Ms. Kathryn Mannon Michael Mannozzi '10 Mr. Scott Markham Mrs. Debra Martin Michael Martinek '13 Mrs. Shawna R. Martorana Patricia Masterson Brown '95 Mrs. Alison McBrady Ms. Katherine Mccrystal Lesley Evans McCue '04 Sr. Kathleen McDonnell, SND '73 Sr. Mary Ann McFadden, SND '65 Ms. Shane McFall Mr. Richard L. McFarland Mr. Torrey McGowan Erin McGrath '12 Barbara McHale '64 Donna Lieb McIlvaine '57 Sienna Sever McKeon '63 Mary Kunesh McKim '59 Dr. John E. McMahon Joan Zahurancik McNeeley '73 Mr. Thomas Meeks Heidi Mell '05 Mr. Jim Memo Mr. Victor A. Mezacapa, III Ms. Julia Micali Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Milks Barbara Ziegman Miller '61 Ms. Joni Miller Martha Peitzmeyer Miller '68 Patricia Miller '01 Mrs. Dorothy R. Mitterer Mrs. Lori Moats Mrs. Donna Molner Mrs. Barbara Monacelli Marian Elkins Moore BA '88, MEd '11 Mr. John J. Moran Patricia Roginski Moriarty '71 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mortis Ms. Lee Movic

Mr. Edward R. Moyto Mary Ann Muccio '71 Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mulloy Ms. Mary Murphy Mary Jane Slowey Murphy '51 Sr. Mary Frances Murray, SND '64 Ms. Megan Murtaugh Mary Arko Napoli '57 Ms. Lila Kathleen Narney Beverly Quick Naticchia '81 Mr. Steven G. Naughton Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Navarro Brian Nelson Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Newman Karen Lee Newshutz '64 Mr. Clerence Newton Mr. Zachary Noernberg Claire Dannemiller Nolan '47 Ms. Valerie S. Nosek Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Nugent Ms. Sara Nunney Mr. and Mrs. K. O'Brien Catherine O'Grady '91 Mr. Rollin Olnur David Orosz, Ph.D. Marilyn Osborne '05 Alberta Burke Oswald '52 Marcia Bork Oswiecinski '63 Frances Rudd Owen '59 PACE Engineering, Inc Ms. Sarah Palace Mr. Vincent Palombo Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Panza Mrs. Nicci Panza Mr. and Mrs. William N. Parsons Mr. Andrew Patacsil Mr. and Mrs. Gregg S. Patrich Mr. Joseph R. Pavelek Mr. and Mrs. David Peereboom Miss Hannah A. Peereboom Deborah J. Peet '68 Ruth Verhovitz Pellecchia '92 Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Pembridge Mr. and Mrs. Richard Perry Loretta Smith Petrovich '66 Martha P. Petti '56 Ms. Marcella King Piazza Danielle Pichichero '99 Helen K. Pigage '69 Mr. Ryan Pike Mr. Russell J. Pinzone Danita Miller Podach '75

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Clark Pope '08 Roberta M. Povolny '67 Allison Sharaba Powell '94 Kathleen Powers '92 Elizabeth Presley '06 Barbara J. Prince '91 The Prudential Insurance Company of America Mr. and Mrs. John A. Przybys Darlene Kawa Puljic '93 Ms. Caitlin Quaintance Josephine Tripodi Quattrone '52 Catherine MacDonald Quinlan '49 Bonnie Racin '88 Lisa Radonich '02 Mrs. Kathleen Raleigh Mr. and Mrs. Neil J. Raleigh Mr. Dan Ralph Lynne Bohn Rambasek '67 Concetta Piunno Rash '64 Mrs. Valeria Szoke Ratoni-Nagy Joan Kaletta Rebolj '80 Mrs. Sandra Redmond Linda Seeman Revay '80 Mrs. Maria Revello Ms. Denice Rhomberzi Ms. Tiffany N. Rice Mr. Mark Ridley Gennell Riley-Triggs '95 Ms. Barbara K. Roberts Mr. and Mrs. James Robertson Wanda Rodgers '90 Ms. Katarina Rodriguez Mr. and Mrs. Christ J. Rores Ms. Ellen Freeman Roth Royal Designs Barbara Bihari Rusnak '76 Ms. Rachel Rust Ms. Beth Sabol Ms. Tracy Sabransky Margaret Muren Salay '65 Barbara Latona Samson '73 Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Sanders Mr. William Sandor Rosetta Saraniti '86 Joan Myers Satava '51 Mr. Orlando Scales Ms. Lisa Schaefer Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Schaefer Mr. and Mrs. Glenn L. Schafer Mrs. Roslyn Scheer-McLeod Maria Miller Scherger '95

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Ms. Teresa Johnson Betsy Morton Joliat '76 Diane Wroniak Jones '66 Angela Quealy Jorgenson '84 Mrs. Virginia Carey Joyce Kathy Juratovic '03 Mrs. Marcia Kaeberlein Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Kamerer John and Carole Kealy Cynthia Excell Keating '74 Ms. Helen Keegan Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Kenney KeyBank Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Joshua E. Kibbey Janet Kicher '80 Joan Haytas Kilbane '59 Mrs. Vicki L. Kimpel Mrs. Johanna M. Kinder Mr. and Mrs. John W. Kinney Mrs. Doris Kirsh Mary Ellen Klein '62 Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Klemenc Ms. Lori Knupp Ms. Jennifer Kocan Ann Koehler '67 Mrs. Allison Kokely Nicholette Koller, CPA '90 Mr. and Mrs. George M. Kolman Kay Kozelka, Esq. '73 Miss Jaimie L. Kraer Maria Zipko Krause '73 Ms. Barbara S. Krismanth Mrs. Janet E. Kubis Diane Kumley '98 Regina Breig Kupecky '70 Ms. Molly Kurtz Sally Lacombe '64 Ms. Teresa Lagerlof, RN, MSN Eileen Lambden Best '52 Mr. Jason Lapinski Ms. Cindy Laquatra Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Largman Judith Lasecki '96 Christine Hlivak Lavik '72 Mr. Amy and William Leamon Mr. Bruce Lee Marie Schneider Lee '45 Mr. Dale R. Lenzer Mrs. Bobbi Letsky Andrea Levine '12 Angela Piscitelli Lewis '96 Joan Falatek Lidrbauch '59


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Ms. Lisa M. Schill Beatriz Diaz Schinness '68 Geraldine Schlak '92 Ms. Beverly J. Schmansky Nancy Rosenthal Schneider '73 Mrs. Bernice Schreiber Patricia Schreiner Kerner '81 Ms. Sandra L. Schuman Carol Torkowski Schuster '67 Biggins Small Engine Repair Mr. Tanner Scott Sharon Nemecek Scully '67 Ms. Caitlin Seese Ms. Stacey Segal Joan Shepherd Lippus '78 Sherwin-Williams Foundation Mrs. Faye M. Sholiton Ms. Dipendra Shrestha Emily Shrestha '07 Amanda Williams Siegel '97 Ms. Jenay Siegel Ms. Roseann Simunich Ms. Kayla Siporski Mr. Jerry Skames Betty Ann Stasny Skrha '52 Mr. John Smith Patricia Sumegi Smith Klasa '85 Mr. Michiko Smith Natalie Diederich Smith '57 Mr. Joe Snyder Ms. Rebecca D. Snyder Ms. Gwendolyn Solar Amanda Beaver Soltis '02 Agnes Kleinhenz Sopko Mrs. Joseph F. Spaniol, Jr. Ms. Jenna Sparks Ms. Jennifer Sparks Mr. Raymond Sposet Mr. and Mrs. Philip L. Sprecher Ms. Retha K. Sprowles Carol A. Staiger '65 Mrs. Anna Stamolis Ms. Justine Starrett Susan Winland Steigerwald '88 Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Stemen Mr. and Mrs. William J. Stewart Mr. and Mrs. Kevin A. Stiffler Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Stokes Monica Cesar Strathern '56 Robert Straughn '12 Ms. Shari Strawbridge Mrs. Natalie M. Strouse

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Mr. Robert M. Subwick Mr. and Mrs. John Sumodi Virginia M. Supan '85 Pamela Gregg Szell '81 Betty J. Takitch Riedel '64 Mr. Christian Taske '07 Joann Telzrow '74 Sr. Mary Beth Anne Tercek, SND '72 Mary Ann Thein '58 Donna Reicosky Thomas '88 Ms. Phyllis Thomas Mrs. Wm. R. Thompson '79 Ms. Beth Thorne Margaret Thorp-Orlowski '65 Carolann Gang Toomey '57 Irene Dolnacko Toth '46 Marilyn Holicky Trausch '67 Mrs. Deborah L. Trebisky Mr. Tony Triscari Mrs. Karen A. Trunk Ms. Mary R. Tully Mr. and Mrs. James Turk Sheila Florian Turkall '98 Mrs. Christine Turner Mr. Robert Turner Dianne Gilbert Tyler '89 Ms. Phyllis A. Urban Mr. Gary Uther Ms. Christie L. Vargo Juanita Vargo '98 Eileen Rosenbaum Vehar '69 Ruth Kluding Villalon '69 Ms. Brandy D. Viol-Huntington Anita Rudl Virgo '84 Katalin Almay Volker '68 Kathleen Bozzacco Voshall '64 Mary Helen Washington '62 Mrs. Teresa Wasmire Joyce Grande Watterson '60 Mr. and Mrs. James G. Weaver Weber Tool And Manufacturing Inc. Ms. Breanna Weeda Mr. Patrick L. Welch Mr. Carter Welo The Honorable Georgine Welo Ms. Rose Mary Powers Wereb Mr. Robert Y. White, Jr. Erika Salay Whitely '02 Janet Stropki Wiece '65 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wiecek Gloria Woullard Wilder '96 Mr. Bernard Williams

Ms. Shondell A. Williams Ms. Sikeena Williams Deanna Wills '85 Ellen Koviak Winson '80 Mr. Hank Winters Andrew David Wisdom, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. James L. Wollam Mary Anne Cmolik Woodward '66 Ms. Christine Yarmesch Ms. Barbara York Cynthia Young '89 Ms. Kristine D. Young Patricia Toma Young '88 Mr. Matthew M. Zadell Margaret Zahler '70 Deborah Zawacki '95 Ms. Lynda S. Zbinovec Anita Latona Zelek '73 Ms. Tijana Zelich Jane M. Zickes '60 Helen P. Zingale '48 Theresa Pepple Zink '49 Ellen Lewis Zoller '51 Ms. Karen Zoller Gifts-in-Kind Report We thank all of the individuals and organizations who donated their time, talent and items to the College this past year. Airport Fast Park Ballentine's Willoughby Meg Barrett Arthur Benjamin Maureen A. Bihn Michael P. Bloom Dana B. Brown Annemarie Bruder BSN Sports Gilles Carriere Candy Clemson Cleveland Indians Baseball Company Club Isabella Coca-Cola Foundation Coffee Phix Cafe Mary Alice Conkey Mary Elizabeth Cotleur Diana S. de la Rosa-Miklic Robert DiBiasio

Dino Palmieri Dino's Place Edible Arrangements Enerco Mr. Heater Frontgate Outlet Joseph G. Glass Sandra Grassman Great Lakes Center Angela A. Groves Guys Pizza Hair E.T.C. Jimmy Hanlin Happy Buddah Cafe Joann Hardy Mary K. Hemenway James M. Henning Jennifer R. Hornacek-Guadalupe Stephen M. Hotchkiss Jack's Deli & Restaurant Ryan M. Jakubczak Jerusalem Grill LLC. Carolyn R. Johnson Tina M. Jurcisin Mary Louise Jurkiewicz Beckstrom Jody A. Kocsis Rebecca A. Kovacs Lake County Captains Lake Erie Science & Nature Center Jason Lapinski Lost Nation Sports Park, LLC Lubrizol Foundation Mark Massey Helen A. Mikel Kathleen M. Molnar-Oliverio Rachel Morris New Heights Grill Normandy Catering Clark Pope Comfort Inn Allison M. Powell Dorothy L. Power Louise E. Prochaska Eileen Marie Quinlan Riddell Alan T. Riga Salon Victoria Sylvia G. Sgro Sgro's Barber Shop Shearer's Foods Inc. Shinto Experience Steve Siko Linda Smith-Richardson

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Commemorative Gifts We remember those members of the Notre Dame College community who are no longer with us and honor other special individuals who support the College. In Honor of Christopher Bastijanic Named in 90 Stories that Shaped NDC Maureen Raleigh Bihn '79 and Rick Bihn

In Honor of Sr. Helen Marie Burdenski, SND '62 Mr. Stephen Crandall, M.A. Mr. Stephen M. Hotchkiss In Honor of Class of 1968 Catherine C. Fisher '68 In Honor of Sister M. Cleophas, SND Joanne Dula Madison '67

In Honor of Sr. Mary Louise Trivison, SND '50 Carla Hradisky Coffelt '79

In Memory of Sr. Mary Frances, SND Hedy M. Fye '61

In Honor of Mr. Christopher Via World Bowling Medals Maureen Raleigh Bihn '79 and Rick Bihn

In Memory of Sr. Mary Frederic Hoover, SND '38 Dr. Dalma Takacs

In Memory of Kathleen Lavelle Cooney '35 Mr. and Mrs. John G. Cooney

In Honor of Sr. Mary St. Martha Conrad, SND '43 Cynthia Excell Keating '74

In Memory of Mrs. Eileen Steedman Gilchrist Deckard Maureen Raleigh Bihn '79 and Rick Bihn

In Honor of Ms. Diane Mullen Ms. Stacey Segal In Honor of Roslyn Scheer-McLeod 45th Anniversary at NDC Maureen Raleigh Bihn '79 and Rick Bihn In Honor of Dr. Dalma Takacs Melanie Baker Majikas '93

In Memory of Helen Schaffer DeGulis '58 Mr. John P. DeGulis In Memory of Sr. Mary LeRoy Finn, SND '40 Carole Iseli '90

In Memory of Mr. Bernard and Mrs. Maria Muhle Mrs. Johanna M. Kinder

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Stefano Savoca - The Art of Beauty StoneWater Golf Club Subway Colleen A. Sweeney-Ascherman Tasty Pizza Inc. The Marchetti Company Time Warner Cable Total ID Solutions, Inc. Mary Louise Trivison Vincenato Pizza Gretchen M. Walsh Willoughby Brewing Company Zeppe's Pizza

In Memory of Sr. Mary Christopher Rohner, SND Jeannette Shaker '57 In Memory of Virginia Kramer Schade '47 Mr. & Mrs. John J. Bontempo Mrs. Marcia Kaeberlein Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Pembridge Ms. Mary R. Tully In Memory of Mrs. Clara Torkowski Carol Torkowski Schuster '67

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