THE MAGAZINE OF ROCKHURST UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENTS LEADING THE WAY Inside Front Cover
Tom Gerke, ’82 MBA ROCK REPORT 3
FOR ALUMNI Class Notes
IN CLOSING Catherine Thompson, Ph.D.
A week of service can change someone’s life. But whose lives change may surprise you.
TIME AND PLACE Inside Back Cover
Saturday, April 14, 2018
12 FIRST GENERATION
The number of first-generation college students is increasing. Learn how Rockhurst is helping them succeed.
On the cover: Maggie Hummel, freshman, works on a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
A PERFECT MATCH
Would you save a life if you could? It may be easier than you think.
ROCKHURST UNIVERSITY MISSION & VISION Rockhurst is a comprehensive university and a supportive community that forms lifelong learners in the Catholic, Jesuit, liberal arts tradition who engage with the complexities of our world and serve others as compassionate, thoughtful leaders. Our vision is to create a more just world through inclusive, innovative, and transformative education.
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