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ANNA MARTIN EARNS BIG EAST SCHOLAR-ATHLETE SPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD Senior honored for academic and athletic excellence along with community service Reprinted from depaulbluedemons.com

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The BIG EAST Conference has announced the 24 winners of the 2012-13 Big East ScholarAthlete Sport Excellence Awards, which recognize academic and athletic achievement as well as community service. DePaul’s Anna Martin was the honoree for women’s basketball. The Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards are given to one student-athlete in each Big East-sponsored sport based on academic credentials, athletic accolades or performances and volunteer service to the community. Student-athletes who have attained junior academic standing and a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 are eligible. The winners are chosen by the Big East Faculty Athletics Representative Council. Martin was the American Eagle Outfitters Big East Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year and the Big East Sportsmanship Award winner. She finished her career with 1,756 points and in the top 10 in three-point field goals, three-point attempts, assists, games played, scoring, field goals and field goal attempts. The winners include four student-athletes who were chosen to the Capital One Academic All-America teams in the 2012-13 season - Marquette volleyball player Danielle Carlson, Marquette soccer player Bryan Ciesiulka, Notre Dame tennis player Greg Andrews and Seton Hall softball player Brittany Hammer. The list also includes six student-athletes who were either chosen as Big East Players of the Year or earned the top individual honors as their respective conference championships in 201213. Notre Dame had a league-high five individuals honored by the conference, while Louisville had four winners. Marquette, Seton Hall and Villanova had three each. -DEPAULBLUEDEMONS.COM


CHICAGO NATIVE MYKE HENRY TRANSFERS TO DEPAUL Reprinted from depaulbluedemons.com

CHICAGO - DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell announced today the addition of guard/forward Myke Henry as a transfer. Under NCAA guidelines, Henry will sit out the upcoming season and have two seasons of eligibility remaining starting with the 2014-15 season. Henry saw action in 57 games over his first two collegiate seasons at Illinois. As a sophomore in 2012-13, he played in 35 games while averaging 3.2 points and 2.1 rebounds in 10.6 minutes off the bench. He totaled 12 points and nine rebounds in 26 minutes against Nebraska on March 2 before totaling seven points, eight boards and two steals at Ohio State on March 10. Earlier in the season, Henry scored 11 points with two threepointers at Michigan State on Jan. 31. During his freshman campaign in Champaign, the 6-6 guard/forward totaled 22 games and scored a career-high 14 points (6-10 FG) against Chicago State. Henry averaged 3.2 points and 1.1 rebounds in his first collegiate season. The Chicago native was a standout high school player as a consensus top 100 recruit at Orr Academy High School. He averaged 25 points and 11 rebounds as a senior while earning first team All-State honors from the AP, Champaign News-Gazette and IBCA. Henry was ranked No. 39 by Rivals. com coming out of high school and played on the AAU circuit for the Mac Irvin Fire and SYF programs. -DEPAULBLUEDEMONS.COM

MAKE A GIFT DePaul Athletic Development Staff

Thad Dohrn Lemone Lampley Marge Mazik Mario Stula Molly Creek Jules Lloyd

tdohrn@depaul.edu llampley1@depaul.edu mmazik@depaul.edu mstula1@depaul.edu mcreek@depaul.edu Jlloyd1@depaul.edu

Phone: 773-325-7240


Dear Fellow Blue Demon, Blue Demon Fans, Letter Winners, Family & Alumni, Last week, I met with track letterwinner Rich Crothers about his brother and track alum Adam Crothers. Rich shared the heart-breaking story of Adam’s recent health issues. Rich asked if we could share the information about Adam and the upcoming fundraisers to support him. WE ARE DEPAUL! Never miss a chance to help others. Thank you. Thad Dohrn, Senior Director-Development

Please consider giving back to this cause. As part of the DePaul Community, it is our duty to advocate and serve for others. To help fight for this cause and to help Adam please go to this link. http://www.adamcrotherskoscancer.com/


MANY DREAMS. ONE MISSION. - THE CAMPAIGN FOR DEPAUL UNIVERSITY

The Many Dreams, One Mission Campaign for DePaul University is an historic initiative undertaken in support of one of America’s great universities. It will ensure that DePaul continues to deliver on our founding promise: an excellent education for any talented student who seeks it. The Campaign supports dreams. Students come to DePaul from across the country and around the world. Their dreams are many and varied, individual to each, as our students come from all stations in life. Many are the first in their family to attend college. The realization of their dreams gives rise to new dreams and strong communities.The Campaign supports DePaul’s mission, a mission which blends opportunity and excellence, inquiry and discovery, service to the individual and benefit to the larger community. It is manifested in the work that goes on here every day, in libraries, classrooms, laboratories, practice rooms and on the stage in hours of solitude and moments of connection

ATHLETICS CAPITAL CAMPAIGN SURPASSES $10 MILLION MARK

WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE

PHONE You can make your gift by phone to Development Associate Marge Mazik at 773-325-7240. We accept MasterCard, American Express, VISA and Discover. MAIL Make your check payable to DePaul University, and send your gift to: DePaul University Office of Development 1 East Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604-2287

Athletics provides an avenue of opportunity for students at DePaul. Athletics also helps build community and enhance DePaul’s reputation locally and nationally. As part of DePaul’s Many Dreams. One Mission. Campaign, Athletics is charged with raising $14 million. Strategically, goals have been set to raise the gifts to support scholarship endowment, facility improvements and programmatic support. As of March 15, DePaul Athletics had raised nearly 10.2 million dollars

ONLINE Use our secure online form to make a credit card gift or pledge. CLICK HERE

DePaul Athletics fundraising efforts have focused on endowing scholarship and programming needs. Annually athletics spends nearly $5 million on scholarship expenses for its more than 200 studentathletes. By endowing scholarships, DePaul Athletics has the opportunity to enhance scholarships in some sports and redistribute available funding to maximize the department’s resources.

ADDITIONAL WAYS TO GIVE DePaul University offers other ways to give, including: electronic funds transfers, recurring credit card charges and stock transfers. For more information, call Mark Burns, 312-362-5651.

INSURE OPPORTUNITY FOR TOMORROW, TODAY THROUGH SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENTS

A named scholarship requires a gift of $50,000. All gifts can be made in pledges over five years. Planned giving opportunities are also available. For more information, call Thad Dohrn at 773-3257240.

Upcoming Events June 26th Young Alumni Fireworks Boat Cruise Time: 8:15 p.m. Link http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1758

Alumni Center Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Address & Phone Number: 2400 N. Sheffield Ave., Ste. 150

Chicago, IL 60614 Ph: (773) 325-8390 Toll-free: (800) 437-1898

June 29th Chicago Cubs vs. Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field Time: 4:13 Link http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1762

July 13th Cornerstone Community Outreach Volunteer Project Time 11 a.m. Link http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_ id=1782 June 20th Chicago Fire Outing Time: 7:30 p.m. Link http://alumni.depaul.edu/events/EventDetail.aspx?event_ id=1759


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