2017–2018 Issue 2
15 Programs You Should Know About 2016–17 Annual Report
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Did You Know?— Not Your Average University
This, then, resulted in our 2014–15 rebranding effort and updated tagline (“Bigger thinking. Brighter purpose.”)—in support of our long-time promise of “engaging mind and spirit”—and a marketing campaign
Dear Members of the USF Family,
that made it clear that USF is “Not Your Average University.” Indeed, many of the proof points and
Welcome to the latest issue of Engaging Mind &
examples developed in support of that campaign
Spirit—our University of St. Francis magazine and one
effectively laid the groundwork for this issue of
way that we strive to remain connected to you:
Engaging Mind and Spirit in which we hope to both
our alumni, our friends, our parents, our employees,
inspire and educate you with respect to fifteen
and our supporters…in short, our USF family.
answers to the question “Did You Know?” about the University of St. Francis.
I recently came across a copy of the presentation that I delivered on my first all-university “opening day”
So, pour yourself a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy
meeting with the USF faculty, administrators, and staff
this latest update about what’s happening at your
members in August 2013. Along with comments
USF. And, as always, please know that I continue to
on how joyful I was to be a member of the USF
consider myself incredibly blessed to serve as
community and anecdotes about my first few months,
your president and promise to work hard to earn the
I shared a series of what I called “Did you knows?”
trust that you have placed in me.
about the university—i.e., points of distinction and/or impact that we could proudly share with others when
Arvid C. Johnson, Ph.D. President University of St. Francis
Peace and all good things,
speaking about USF. You see, throughout my on-campus interviews and initial discussions, virtually everyone had an example of how great USF was at “X” and what a shame it was that no one knew about it. Indeed, the term “hidden gem” was bandied about more often than not. Well, being a hidden gem is not a viable long-term strategy—so I challenged the USF community to work with me to better articulate and share our story. This challenge, then, evolved into the second objective of our 2014–19 strategic plan: “Enhance the reputation and brand awareness of USF as a leading private Midwestern university with excellent student educational outcomes inspired by and infused with our Catholic heritage and Franciscan tradition.”*
*Yes, after letting you “off” for a few issues, it’s back to our strategic plan!
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Engaging Mind & Spirit is published three times each academic year. Feedback is welcomed and can be sent to Julie Futterer ’93, Director of Marketing Services: 815-740-3826 or email@example.com. Content Julie Futterer Stephen Midlock Katie Smith Luke Tanaka Other USF employees, students & friends
FEATUR E STO RY
15 Programs You Should Know About
2 US F N EWS
16 THE F IGHTING SAINTS
3 CAL EN DAR O F E V E NTS
18 STAYING CONNECTE D
12 CO L L EG E O F
19 GIV ING B ACK
AR TS & S CIENCE S
FAITH, MISSION & DIV E RSIT Y
13 CO L L EG E O F BU SINE SS &
20 HONOR ROLL
HEALTH ADM I NISTRATION
ANNUAL DONORS 2016–17
14 CO L L EG E O F E DU CATION
31 THRE E OAKS LEGACY
15 LEACH COLLEGE OF NURSING
SOCIE T Y
32 F INANCIAL STATE ME NTS
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ON THE COVER USF student Darrell Jackson enjoys a science lecture in Dr. Ben Whitlock’s Principles of Biology class PHOTO BY DON BERSANO
Our Mission As a Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts, we are a welcoming community of learners challenged by Franciscan values and charism, engaged in a continuous pursuit of knowledge, faith, wisdom, and justice, and ever mindful of a tradition that emphasizes reverence for creation,
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compassion, and peace-making. We strive for academic excellence in all programs, preparing women and men to contribute to the world through service and leadership.
A Year of Service / 2017–2018
USF N EWS
New Rankings Bestow More Honors on USF USF was thrilled to be named number nine on the top ten schools list in
nationwide for outstanding nursing programs. The site took the quality,
Illinois whose graduates earn more after graduation, according to
affordability, convenience, satisfaction and value of each program
consumer watchdog group WalletHub.com. USF was named among some
into account when creating the list. Factors such as NCLEX pass rates,
of the larger institutions in the state including Northwestern University,
accreditation, percentage of students offered financial aid and
University of Chicago and University of Illinois-Champaign.
retention rates were all considered.
The rankings were based on student selectivity, tuition cost, financing
In later November, it was
and career outcomes. Of the 35 Illinois schools that made WalletHub’s
announced that USF earned its
original listing, the majority listed are private schools. A WalletHub analyst
eighth Military Friendly School
noted that students who attend private institutions in Illinois tend to
distinction by Victory Media
make $20,000 to $30,000 more 10 years after graduation than students
for 2018. Each year, the list of
who attended public institutions. USF students not only have better
Military Friendly Schools is
earning potential, but they also graduate with less student debt thanks to
provided to service members and
the $19.4 million the university invests in student scholarships.
their families, which helps them
to select the best institution for the
“Ninety-six percent of undergraduates and 100% of our incoming
freshman class receives financial aid assistance,” noted Vice President for
education needed to pursue a
Admissions and Enrollment Services Eric Wignall. “USF is committed to
civilian career. In order to determine
providing an affordable, quality education to students who then graduate
which schools make the list, Victory
and get jobs.”
Media measures how well an institution
performs in the areas of recruitment, quality
In early November, NurseJournal.org named USF’s Leach College of
Nursing as second in the state for the best online nursing programs
of education once enrolled and job placement after graduation. This
on its “Best Nursing Schools in the Central Region” list. Being ranked #2 is
information, in addition to survey data, are weighted and scored against
an honor in the highly competitive Chicagoland region, but the online
benchmarks of success. USF exceeded these benchmarks in all areas
publication also listed the University of St. Francis near the top nationally.
including academic policy, military culture and admissions practices.
NurseJournal placed USF in the top 50 of the 754 institutions evaluated
USF CELEB RAT ES C HRI S T MA S On Nov. 20, students and employees on campus enjoyed the annual “Campus Lighting” ceremony on the Quad, where the manger and trees were lit with festive lights, holiday carols were sung, and guests enjoyed hot chocolate and snacks to celebrate the coming of Christmas. Four days later, on Nov. 24, the University of St. Francis sponsored the annual Light Up the Holidays parade in downtown Joliet, hosted by the Joliet City Center Partnership. Families from across the city came together to celebrate the start of the holiday season. USF’s mascot, Bernie the St. Bernard, served as grand marshal and led the parade, followed by dozens of USF faculty and staff who handed out candy to the paradegoers. “The holidays are a special time for our university and we are happy to celebrate this season with our community,” said USF President Arvid Johnson.
Engaging Mind & Spirit Correction: The feature story in the last issue of this magazine indicated that the first music program was established at USF in 2004. Although it was the first program at “USF,” it was not the first music program for “St. Francis.” According to the USF Archivist Gloria Hendrickson, there was a department of music from 1930–1979. A Bachelor of Music degree was listed in the school catalog, and the major fell under Fine Arts from 1960–1980. It then became a minor from 1980–1999. The music program was discontinued altogether from 2000–2004, until Dr. Patrick Brannon reinstated it that year. Thanks to the former music major who reached out with this correction!
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61st Annual Caritas Scholarship Ball (Institutional Advancement)
Illinois High School Art Competition Reception and Awards (Art Gallery)
Women’s Basketball Alumnae Game (Alumni)
Tennis Alumni-Student Match and Reunion (Alumni)
USF H EL PS “ S O C K I T T O O U R V E T S ”
Freshman Scholarship Competition (Admissions)
Alumni Network Meetings (Alumni)
on Oct. 27 to hand off 2,487 pairs of white crew socks to the Veterans
Akropolis Reed Quintet: On the Town (Music at Moser)
Assistance Commission of Will County (VACWC).
Exhibit Opening: Colin Sherell, through March 28 (Art Gallery)
LaVerne & Dorothy Brown Science Hall Dedication (Institutional Advancement)
Bernie Campus Visit Day (Admissions)
Career Networking Dinner (Alumni)
Zafa Collective (Music at Moser)
Career & Internship Fair (Career Services)
USF, Exxon-Mobil, Harrah’s Casino, Illinois Valley Community College,
Joliet Junior College, Kankakee Community College, Lewis University and Presence St. Joseph Medical Center collected new crew socks at their respective facilities during the inaugural “Sock It to Our Vets” drive, hosted by the American Red Cross of Illinois River Valley Service to the Armed Forces program.
This donation will allow superintendent of the VACWC, Kristi
McNichols, and her team to provide socks to veterans in need in Will County as well as veterans in Grundy and Kankakee Counties; the Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital; and Operation Support Our Troops.
USF Veterans Certifying Official, Director of Financial Aid and U.S.
Army veteran Bruce Foote appreciates the commitment these organizations demonstrated to veterans and their families. “There are an estimated 131,000 homeless veterans, and undoubtedly Will County has their share,” Foote pointed out. “Events like ‘Sock It to Our Vets’ by the Red Cross and the VACWC helps reach out to these veterans as well as other veterans experiencing difficulties. Every bit helps these very deserving men and women,” he commented.
USF President Arvid Johnson stands with members of the local American Red Cross board at the “Sock It To Our Vets” event at USF in October.
C ALE N DA R O F E V E N TS
The University of St. Francis joined with several community partners
R.E.A.D. for Educators (REAL)
Administrator Academy #1323 (REAL)
Transfer, Adult Degree Completion and Graduate Student Open House (Admissions)
Mass Comm Alumni Network Event “Mass Communication Degree, Now What?” (Alumni)
USF Relay for Life (SGA, SAB, Student Life)
USF Swingin’ Saints Serve Culinary Jazz (Music at Moser)
Breakfast with the Bunny and Easter Egg Hunt (Alumni)
Freshman Campus Visit Day (Admissions)
Have a happy, blessed Easter!
Spring Musical: “The Fantasticks” (Music at Moser)
Exhibit Opening: USF Art & Design Competition, through April 20 (Art Gallery)
Spring Student Recital I (Music at Moser)
Alumni Network Meetings (Alumni)
Duns Scotus Alumni-Student Brunch (Alumni)
Alumni Service Day at Joliet Hope Center (Alumni)
Concert Chorale: “Sensational Psalms” (Music at Moser)
Transfer Registration (Admissions)
Spring Student Recital II (Music at Moser)
Joliet Symphony Orchestra: “At the Movies!” (Music at Moser)
USF Art & Design Senior Thesis Reception and Exhibit Opening, though June 30 (Art Gallery)
Schola Cantorum, Swingin’ Saints and Concert Chorale: “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” (Music at Moser)
28–29 Freshman Registration
Cinderella at Cadillac Palace Theatre and Lunch at Italian Village (Alumni)
Bluestem Earth Festival (Sustainability)
Administrator Academy #1221 (REAL)
Saturday Info Sessions Brief Saturday campus visits which include a short tour. Space is limited to three per family. RSVP by calling 815-740-2270. January 20 & 27 • February 10, 17 & 24 • March 3, 10 & 17 • April 7, 14 & 21 For more detailed information or to confirm any changes that may occur with these scheduled events, visit stfrancis.edu/usf-calendar or see the back cover of this magazine for phone numbers and email addresses to contact specific departments.
USF N EWS
20 1 7 A M B A S S A DO R DAY BRI N G S CO M MU NI T Y TO CAMPUS On Oct. 19, the University of St. Francis welcomed more than 100 guests
brothers and sisters, and the opportunities that they pursue here will still
to campus for its fourth annual Ambassador Day. Attendees included
be available,” he commented. Johnson also mentioned the achievements
several members of USF’s founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis
of USF’s student-athletes, the university’s continued commitment to
of Mary Immaculate, including congregation president Sr. Dolores
student scholarships and construction progress on the LaVerne & Dorothy
Zemont, OSF. Other guests included Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk, Will
Brown Science Hall.
County Executive Larry Walsh, Congressman Bill Foster and two state
legislators who are USF alumni, Sen. Pat McGuire and Rep. Natalie Manley.
said she was very happy that USF is doing so well. “I’m impressed
with the call to service, the call to excellence, and the call for diversity,”
The breakfast program featured a State of the University address
Congregation member and alumna Sr. Mary Jean Morris, OSF ’65
given by USF President Arvid Johnson that outlined the achievements
of the university over the last year. Johnson also highlighted the
university’s dedication to students affected by DACA.
from various programs and departments across the university to talk about
how their agencies can partner together in the future.
“Regardless of what takes place in Washington, our commitment
After the presentation, guests were able to visit with representatives
will not change to these students. Our doors will remain open to our
Left: USF President Arvid Johnson addresses Ambassador Day attendees. Center: Julee Gard (USF), Roy Herman (Joliet Slammers), Danielle Blake (Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry), Rob Hall (Joliet Police Department), Martin Shanahan (Spesia & Ayers Attorneys at Law) and Lauren Las (Joliet City Center Partnership). Right: USF’s DARA staff, Jeff Jaskowiak and Alby Odum, show off their program to attendees.
University of St. Francis Requests Public Comments
The University of St. Francis (USF) is seeking
Public Comment on University of St. Francis
comments from the public about the university in
Higher Learning Commission
preparation for its periodic evaluation by its
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
regional accrediting agency. USF will host a visit
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
March 18–21, 2018, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The
The public may also submit comments on HLC’s
University of St. Francis has been accredited by
website at hlcommission.org/comment
HLC since 1938. The team will review the
Comments must address substantive matters
institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC criteria
related to the quality of the institution or
its academic programs. Comments must be in
writing. All comments must be received by
The public is invited to submit comments
regarding the university to the following address:
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LAVERNE & DOROTHY BROWN SCIENCE HALL DEDICATION: FEBRUARY 8 All alumni, community partners, students, families, employees and friends are invited to attend the dedication of the LaVerne & Dorothy Brown Science Hall on Thursday, Feb. 8. The dedication is open to the public. If you plan to join in the festivities, please RSVP to Regina Block at email@example.com or 815-740-5065.
USF CA PT U RES O U T D O O R N AT I O N C A M P US CHALLE N GE CHAMPI ON S HI PS After much hiking, biking,
the Year for Division 2. RSM
students from more than 90
ascending and kayaking,
student Julie Jandeska finished
universities off the couch and into
the University of St. Francis (USF)
third on the individual competition
the wilderness. Participants joined
placed first in regional and
as well. (Jandeska, Grady and
their teams through the Campus
individual competitions and
Gabriel pictured below left.)
Challenge app and logged their
second in the national division
for the 2017 Outdoor Nation
opportunity to showcase the
University of St. Francis to the
sponsored the USF team by
country and really show off the
providing classes and gear as an
Assistant Professor and Recreation
many opportunities our students
added incentive for participation,
Club Advisor Dr. Jerome Gabriel
have to learn and work in the
including The Yak Shack
won Faculty National Outsider of
outdoors,” said Gabriel. “With a
the Year, and Recreation and Sport
brand new Outdoor Recreation
Management (RSM) student Caeley
concentration available at USF, we
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Grady won National Outsider of
are able to show that USF is the
and Venture Gear LLC
place to study if you truly want an
education that not only teaches
you about the outdoors but helps
already strategizing for next year’s
you experience it.”
competition. “This year was a
On the individual level,
“This competition was a great
This is the first year USF has
entered the Outdoor Nation
Several recreation companies
STUDE NTS AT TEND I CE L AN D AIRWAVES F E STI VAL This fall, the Consulate General of Iceland donated trips to USF's radio station, WCSF 88.7 FM, so students could attend the Iceland Airwaves Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland, in early November. WCSF Music Director Jessica Stevens attended the festival with DARA students Jeremy Kollross and Matthew Morgan (pictured).
Gabriel and his team are
great learning experience,” he said. “We were able to develop great
Campus Challenge, hosted by the
partnerships across the campus,
Outdoor Foundation, a nonprofit
community, and region, and are
committed to reconnecting
looking forward to strengthening
millennials with the outdoors, and
those ties to secure the national
sponsored by REI, The North Face,
championship next year.”
Hydro Flask, and ENO. The Campus Challenge aims to get
A Year of Service / 2017–2018
DID YOU KNOW ? IF YOU DON’T ALREADY KNOW ABOUT THESE 15 “A+” PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. FRANCIS, YOU’RE ABOUT TO GET SCHOOLED! WHETHER YOU’RE AN ALUM CONSIDERING AN ADVANCED DEGREE, THE PARENT/ GUARDIAN OF A CURRENT OR POTENTIAL STUDENT, OR JUST A FRIEND OR SUPPORTER OF THE UNIVERSITY, THIS LIST WILL EDUCATE AND INSPIRE YOU.
WE OFFER CAREER-BOOSTING GRADUATE & POST-MASTER’S CERTIFICATES Are you an alum or parent of a current student who’s interested in improving your skills, increasing your earning potential, or even exploring a new career, but you don’t want to commit to the rigor (or price) of earning an additional full degree? Certificate programs have been growing in popularity in recent years, and the University of St. Francis offers several to choose from. Graduate certificates offered include Accounting, Adult TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), Business Analytics, E-Learning, Finance, Gerontology, Human Resource Management, Logistics, Management of Training and Development, Teaching in Nursing and Training Specialist. Post-master’s certificates include Family Nurse Practitioner, Forensic Social Work and Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
WE PAY IT FORWARD THROUGH THE ALUMNI BENEFITS PROGRAM Did you know that simply by being a former Saint, you can take advantage of a host of resources including exclusive access to a number of services, benefits and discounts? A popular benefit is the Alumni Half-Tuition Discount, which gives alumni a 50% discount on courses taken toward personal enrichment (not degree courses, and courses already offered at a reduced rate don’t apply). In addition, Alumni Legacy Scholarships are available for qualified undergraduates who are the son/daughter, brother/sister, husband/ wife or grandchild of an alum. The list goes on, with travel discounts, discounts at participating businesses throughout the country, a 20% discount at the campus bookstore, a free USF email account for life, and so much more. Perhaps one of the most interesting benefits is the opportunity for alumni to celebrate their Catholic wedding inside the historic St. Joseph Chapel in the Motherhouse! Visit stfrancis.edu/alumni/benefits.
through REAL, then take an additional 12 core credit hours any time over the next seven years to earn an M.S. in Teaching & Learning. The College of Education also offers master's degrees in Educational Leadership, Reading and Education with Teacher Licensure.
We Teach Students to Network Through Our Mentoring Program The Student-Alumni Mentoring Program, created in 2011 by alumni director Aubrey Knight ’04, ’07, and her thenstudent worker Kayla Madej ’15, was recognized at a national conference and won the University of St. Francis Innovation Award in 2015. Known simply as “SAM,” the student and alumni mentoring program pairs current student mentees with alums working in their field of study. The partners keep in touch throughout the year, with mentors offering career guidance, networking assistance, and support. In its sixth year with 134 participants, the program has serviced more than 500 students and alumni. Many mentoring pairs keep in contact long after the student graduates, and alumni often hire our students for internships and jobs. Visit stfrancis.edu/sam.
WE CARVE THE PATHWAY TO A MASTER'S DEGREE IN EDUCATION THROUGH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT The Regional Education Academy for Leadership (REAL) within USF's College of Education was established to provide educators with professional development opportunities. REAL offers graduate level courses and the option to earn a variety of endorsements through a flexible program with teacher-friendly tuition. The rigorous coursework and research-based instructional strategies that are required of all advanced degree programs in the College of Education are embedded within each REAL course. This provides the framework for what differentiates USF from other institutions— the opportunity for educators to earn 18 hours of graduate credit
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WE HAVE A FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR Associate Professor Dr. Alicia McLaughlin was awarded a 2017 Fulbright Scholarship this summer to do research at the University of Guyana in Guyana, South America. McLaughlin has been teaching for nine years in the bachelor’s and master’s social work programs at USF and is the first USF professor to receive this honor. From Guyana, she blogged that her students are “very motivated, hard-working, and extremely intelligent. It’s hard to believe that these are undergraduate social work students. I feel as if I’m teaching master’s level students.” She also reported in late November that she received another Fulbright Grant, which allowed her to travel from Guyana to Jamaica for a speaking program in Kingston. There, social service providers came to hear McLaughlin talk about intense topics such as suicide, mental health stigma, pedophilia and trauma. McLaughlin is due back to USF for the spring semester.
OUR CAREER SUCCESS CENTER HELPS STUDENTS AND ALUMNI GET JOBS 98% of recent USF graduates are employed or in graduate school, the majority are working in their field of study, and the USF Career Success Center helps to make it all possible! The Career Success Center serves both students and alumni. Job seekers are offered career management counseling, career advising, resume reviews and mock interviews. The center utilizes the Optimal Resume program and assessments such as the Strong Interest Inventory, StrengthsQuest and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. The center hosts an on-campus career and internship fair, a part-time job and internship fair and finds opportunities for job seekers to attend off-campus job fairs and recruiting events. The center exposed students and alumni to 800 job openings and internships last year through its job boards.
Our Symphony Orchestra’s Mission is More than Music The Joliet Symphony Orchestra launched its Music on a Mission program, which serves the community through music. In addition to holding toy and food drives at concerts, JSO members perform free concerts at local establishments like the Joliet Public Library or Our Lady of Angels nursing home, and provide musical entertainment for local events like the Cornerstone Services’ annual art show. They also provide music for dinner guests at St. Francis Serves—a USF event where residents from Daybreak Shelter come to campus for dinner and entertainment. As this magazine is being printed, the JSO will be performing a free children's concert with an “instrument petting zoo,” to teach Joliet children about music and the orchestra. In addition to all of this, the JSO hosts annual composition and concerto competitions. The winning composition is performed by the orchestra in winter and concerto winners get to perform with the orchestra in spring. “We definitely try to use our talents to give back to the community,” says Alex Dee, JSO conductor and Music & Performing Arts Department chair.
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We’ve Got a Global Footprint
Saints affordable study abroad
possibly three, overseas locations to
USF has been welcoming more and
opportunities through its consor-
fulfill some of USF’s strategic plan
more international students to
tium and university partners in
goals to “go global.” The Czech
campus each year. Currently, 89 are
Austria, Brazil, China, Costa Rica,
Republic program launched at Brno
studying on campus from 21
England, France, India, Ireland,
University (pictured) in 2015,
countries including Australia,
Italy, Spain and Sweden. Study
and welcomed its sixth cohort this
Austria, Cayman Islands, China,
abroad programs are offered in
year. A partnership agreement has
France, Germany, India, Italy,
English, except for summer language
been signed with the University of
Mongolia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia,
immersion, and programs are
Finance and Marketing in Ho Chi
Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden,
available for students in every major.
Minh City, Vietnam, and discussions
Switzerland, the Philippines, the
Finally, USF’s College of Business &
have started for a potential program
United Kingdom, Venezuela,
Health Administration is currently
at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt.
Vietnam and Zambia. USF also offers
offering its MBA in one and soon,
WE CAN HELP YOU GET YOUR MBA FASTER AND CHEAPER Undergraduate and transfer students can take part in COBHA’s “3 to Degree” program, which allows them to take three graduate courses that would apply credit dually to their undergrad degree and their MBA. Then they can enter the MBA program, starting with four certificate program courses at $399 per credit hour. If they then choose to do so, they can take five more classes to finish up with an MBA or other master's degree. “Total cost would only be $16,600—it’s an amazing deal!” says COBHA’s Jeanne Washburn. But mostly, the benefit for students comes in the form of time. Through this program, an undergrad only needs to stay one additional year with a full-time schedule in order to receive the advanced degree.
WE’RE MILITARY FRIENDLY The University of St. Francis has made a strong commitment to recruit and serve veterans and has been nationally recognized for its efforts. Since 2000, 135 veterans have graduated from USF. Another 54 veterans, spouses and dependents are currently enrolled in USF’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and their unique perspective as veterans adds to the educational perspective of all students in the classroom. USF provides several military service member programs including discounts and veteran mentor programs for qualifying students. A 15% veteran/military discount program is available to veterans and active military who have exhausted their VA benefits and includes spouses of active duty military personnel not eligible for VA benefits. This discount is also extended to drilling members of the National Guard/Reserves and active duty military personnel and employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For a full list of programs available at the University of St. Francis, please visit stfrancis.edu/veterans. CO NT I NU E D O N T H E NE X T PAG E
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We’re Sweet on Science Our competitive science program incorporates unique research tools in the curriculum, like cadaver dissection by undergraduate anatomy students, and a spider lab and beehive/colony for the enrichment of biology students. However, the LaVerne & Dorothy Brown Science Hall will put USF in a whole new league with learning spaces that meet the unique requirements of science and health education for the 21st century. If you haven’t seen it yet, you must drive past the new science building being constructed at the corner of Wilcox and Douglas Streets or peruse our photos at stfrancis.edu/science-hall/facilities. This beautiful building represents not only the first new construction on our campus in 30 years, but also, progress. The sustainable facility will foster interdisciplinary connections, support research, and showcase science and health. See it in person by attend the opening and dedication on Feb. 8— RSVP to Regina Block at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-740-5065.
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WE’RE GUIDED BY FRANCISCAN TRADITIONS AND VALUES Because USF is a Catholic, Franciscan school, we welcome students of all faith traditions to learn with us on campus. USF is a rich community of individuals who care about one another and honor the diversity, dignity and value of each person in the USF family. Our Franciscan identity inspires us to exhibit respect, integrity, service and compassion in all we do, and we feel it’s our mission to prepare students to contribute to the world through service and leadership. After all, 80% of our undergraduates are pursuing majors that represent helping professions like teaching, nursing and counseling. The type of students we attract are those who put others before themselves, which truly exemplifies the Franciscan personality of USF.
WE’VE GOT WILLKOMMENSKULTUR That’s German for the concept of a welcoming culture! The “Coffee, Tea and Conversations” program, started by the International Programs Office (IPO), helps our international students with best practices in the area of language learning. All international students, particularly those in their first semester and those in USF’s intensive English (ELAP) program, are encouraged to attend regularly. At the weekly gathering, teas from around the world and dark-roasted coffee are served while students get the opportunity to practice their English and observe social interactions between American and international students. “Eventually their confidence grows, and they begin the slow process of socializing in English,” says Dr. Jura Harris of the IPO Office. As the semester progresses, participation decreases, and that’s exactly the desired result. “With our encouragement, students begin to find other groups or clubs to belong to, and begin to make new friends outside their cultural group. We consider this as a natural transition when international students begin to identify as an active member of the University of St. Francis community at large,” said Harris.
in the research workshops, eight students have presented at the international symposium, two students have submitted to an international peer-reviewed journal, and two students have won an Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award. More about the students who recently presented and received awards at this conference can be found on the CAS page in this magazine issue.
We Nurture Future Teachers’ Hearts through the Chrysalis Retreat The College of Education’s Chrysalis experience is a required weekend retreat for undergraduate students who major in education. Students attend during the fall semester of their third year at the onset of their upper division education courses. Chrysalis is grounded in our Franciscan roots with an emphasis on our relationship with ourselves, others, the Earth, and God. The College of Education aspires to prepare competent and caring educators who truly make a difference. To that end, Chrysalis provides an opportunity for students to affirm their desire to be a teacher, deepen their relationship with themselves and others, practice interpersonal skills that are critical for educators, and explore what makes a teacher truly transformational. Upon returning from the retreat students feel connected to COE faculty and peers and are genuinely inspired to continue their journey to become a professional educator.
WE’RE PART OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE BIOMATHEMATICS ALLIANCE Through the Intercollegiate Biomathematics Alliance (IBA), St. Francis students are supported in their studies of mathematics and biology. The IBA provides a free research workshop each year, at which students learn how they can get involved in research projects being conducted by mathematics and biology faculty around the country. The IBA then supports collaborative research, and helps finance student travel to the annual International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education Research. Since joining the IBA in 2016, USF has had 12 students participate
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CO LLEG E O F A RT S & S CI E N CE S
Adam Carston ’14 Explores History of Chicago Nightclubs Adam Carston ’14 was briefly an education
histories, to maintaining social media sites,
student, but eventually found his true home
to conducting research, and to maintaining the
in USF’s history department. His concentration
was modern American history, with a focus
on film and popular culture. Imagine his delight
work through his involvement with USF’s
when he found the perfect job: he’s an
independent contractor with Happy Medium
Ventures, serving as a project manager
conducted their classes expertly and challenged
the students, while also being supportive.
One of the best things they did was to prepare
The project he’s currently working on
He was well-prepared for this fascinating
“The professors in the department always
revolves around famous Chicago nightclubs
me for the workload of grad school and
that were owned by brothers George and Oscar
educate me in the nuances of the history field.
Marienthal, including Mister Kelly’s, The London
Many of the books assigned in their classes
House and The Happy Medium. The project
were later assigned to me in grad school, and
is being spearheaded by David Marienthal,
having read them in undergrad I felt like I had
George’s son. The goal of the project is to
or museums dealing with America’s cultural
create an archive and a documentary feature.
history. To current Saints, he recommends,
David Veenstra, who helped him tremendously.
“It is a passion project for both of us,”
Carston’s most influential instructor was Dr.
Adam Carston recently traveled to New York for the project and had the opportunity to interview TV personality and talk show host, Dick Cavett.
“Always be of service…be as available and
said Carston. “We want to publish a book and
Carston took several of Veenstra’s classes
work as hard as you can at any job you
eventually release a documentary with the
at USF and always learned something valuable.
get. Putting in an extra effort is key. Show your
information we have collected. We also plan to
worth and work hard.”
donate the material we collected and our
and advise me whenever needed. He is also
oral histories to a Chicago archive once we are
generous and hard working,” said Carston.
To find out more about the project, visit
done. We really want to preserve this part of
misterkellyschicago.com, or on social media,
Chicago’s cultural history.”
history field with a focus on preserving
search for facebook.com/misterkellyschicago
the cultural and artistic history of America.
twitter.com/Mister_Kellys or instagram.com/
He would love to work on other projects
A day at work for Carston varies almost
every day. His tasks range from conducing oral
“Dr. Veentra always took his time to help
Carston plans to continue to work in the
MAT H EM AT ICS ST U D E N T S G E T BI O -DY N AMI C Mathematics students presented and received honors at the International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education Research conference at llinois State University in October. Student presenters included Maria Macias-Bedolla and Yareley Gonzalez (“Modeling in vitro interactions between anthrax spores and alveolar macrophages”), Jeremiah Soto (“Cnemidophorus Sexlineatus and the impacts the environment has on its population at the Braidwood Dunes”), and Chris Bruno (“Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD) Age Structure and Vaccination Modeling”). Bruno won the top Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Biomathematics and Ecology Scholarship and Teaching prize for his research work focusing on Tasmanian devils. The work was recently submitted to the journal Spora. It was co-authored by recent graduate Adjo Tameklo and co-advised by USF’s Dr. Megan Powell and Benedictine University’s Dr. Tim Comar.
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At left: Jeremiah Soto explains his research to an onlooker. At right: Maria Macias-Bedolla and Yareley Gonzalez present their research to a conference audience.
CO LLEG E O F BU S I N E S S & H E A LT H A D M I N I S T R AT ION
Spotlight: Dr. Sibu Saha ’03 We love reconnecting with successful alumni
business administration has been very helpful in my pursuit of
and were glad to find out more about
Dr. Sibu Saha, a 2003 graduate of COBHA’s
MBA program. Saha, a cardiothoracic surgeon,
maintain his clinical practice while he obtained his degree. He now has 35
is chief of cardiovascular and thoracic
years of clinical practice in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery under
surgery and director of the cardiothoracic
his belt and doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, according
surgery residency and fellowship programs
to his impressive synopsis, which includes a multitude of leadership
at University of Kentucky Health Care in
positions, governance roles, academic achievements and awards.
Saha received his medical degree from the
about getting through school and using their degree to the fullest,
Rajshahi Medical College at Rajshahi
Saha had a solid suggestion: practice.
Because the MBA was delivered online, Saha was permitted to
When asked what advice he would offer to current MBA students
University in Bangladesh, then completed a fellowship at the Medical
University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. He moved swiftly
their choice,” he advised.
through the rigors and ranks of health care, and in 1995, became the
founding director of the heart institute at Central Baptist Hospital
time to serve others. “Community” and “service” (both independently,
in Lexington. That’s when Saha felt he needed some extra guidance.
and together) are hallmarks of the education the University of St. Francis
He had the medical expertise, but now needed to understand how to
provides, and Saha is an alumnus who exemplifies that mission to a T.
manage a business.
He was a founding member of the Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society,
the University of Kentucky-Fayette County Arboretum, and the First
“When I became the director of the heart institute, I was called to
“I would suggest that MBA students do an internship in the field of Perhaps the most impressive thing about Saha is that he’s able to find
attend many management meetings and felt inadequate while
Security Bank of Lexington. During his journey, he became a presidential
participating in the meetings. The language of the business side of
fellow at University of Kentucky and also established the Saha Foundation
healthcare was quite new to me. This led me to pursue my MBA at
for Cardiovascular Research and Education.
USF,” Saha explained.
nurtures me. There is a joy in giving,” said Saha.
“Since then,” he said, “I have been involved in many executive
“I was taught by my family to give back to the community that
leadership roles at the University of Kentucky. My education in
YO U R P I CK OF INTER NSHIPS COBHA currently has more internships...than students! That’s something really important for students seeking a
the local homeless shelter in order to share their talent with
competitive business degree to know. USF has long believed
the world. In particular, Management students and students
that internships are a key to success and our alumni can tell
studying Transportation and Logistics have access to intern-
you it’s true (see the nearby advice of Dr. Saha). Most of
ships that will prepare them well for the future. For more
COBHA’s programs have some form of experiential learning or
information on obtaining an internship, or if you’re an alum or
service built into the curriculum or daily coursework—whether
friend of USF with internship opportunities within your
it’s visits to well-known companies in Chicago, participation in
company for students, contact Jeanne Washburn, COBHA’s
national competitions, overseas travel or study, or working at
assistant dean, at 815-740-3591 or email@example.com.
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CO LLEG E O F E D U CAT I O N
Doctor of Education Program Represents an Innovative Approach that Yields Success One of the fastest growing programs at USF is
the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program.
In the second
Since its beginning in January 2012, the Ed.D.
semester of the
program has grown to become one of the
largest programs in the College of Education.
begin working on
Some of that growth can be attributed to
the supportive approach to the program’s
They are encouraged
dissertation process and servant leadership-
to choose a topic
oriented coursework. More growth came after a
of interest to them
second concentration was developed. The initial
and their employer.
Superintendent concentration was available
The dissertation is
only to school administrators, but in response to
viewed as a highly
interest by individuals outside of the field of
education, the Stewardship, Leadership, and
experience in which the candidate engages in
of this approach to prepare candidates for
Learning concentration was added. It focuses
meaningful research and analyses. Candidates
on being a good steward of an organization’s
are assigned a faculty dissertation advisor
resources, being a servant leader, and
who mentors them with their dissertation
Spotlight on Servant Leadership
promoting the ongoing learning of employees.
writing on a regular basis for the duration of the
Candidates and alumni have affirmed the
program. In their final semester, candidates will
Franciscan focus on servant leadership
concentration, in addition to school district
publish their dissertations on the online
in coursework, dissertation topics, and by the
administrators, the doctoral program now
ProQuest dissertation database and present
faculty in the program. In addition to a
serves candidates from a variety of fields
them in a formal session.
course specifically focused on how executive
Because of the addition of the second
The College of Education’s first Ed.D. program students, at USF’s 2015 commencement.
leaders can actualize a servant leadership
including health care administration, nursing, community college faculty and administration,
approach in their respective organizations and
aviation management, marketing management,
While the candidates are working on their
school districts, these practices are inherent.
criminal justice, geriatric care administration,
dissertations, they also complete content
The USF core values of respect, integrity, service
construction project management, church
courses that emphasize professional practice
and compassion are vital in all class discussions
leadership, vocational and career administration,
and servant leadership. At the heart of each of
and education in PK–12 environments.
these courses are scenarios and case studies which are analyzed and resolved by the
candidates. “What would you do if you were the
The Ed.D. program is approved by the Higher
According to the Council of Graduate Schools,
superintendent?” “How could this situation
Learning Commission and the Illinois Board
in a study entitled “The Crucial Issue of Doctoral
have been prevented?” “What does the research
of Higher Education. The Superintendent
Non-Completion,” the average completion
say about this?” These are some of the
Endorsement concentration is approved by the
rate for doctoral programs in the social sciences
questions utilized as the candidates analyze
Illinois State Board of Education and the
is 55.9%. USF is proud to report that the
leadership dilemmas. They are then assessed on
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
completion rate in the Ed.D. program is 88%!
their recommendations and change-oriented
Education Programs (NCATE).
Based on exit surveys and anecdotal data,
plans, which are presented as if being presented
alumni in the program attribute their success
to a board of directors. In addition, a field
For more information on the Ed.D. program
and the high completion rate to the support
experience component puts candidates in
at USF, please contact Dr. Stephen F. Midlock,
provided. A fundamental component of
touch with executive leaders in their respective
professor and program coordinator, at
the program is the belief in and commitment to
fields of employment. Exit survey data and
each candidate’s potential.
anecdotal data from alumni affirm the value
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LEAC H CO L L EG E O F N U RS I N G
Maria Walker, DNP student, opens clinic focused on childhood obesity Maria Walker has been a family nurse
PLAY one day, today it’s just another program out of many that already
practitioner for almost five years and a nurse
exist that are not working. The problem is bigger than a program or the
for over 20 years. She has also been married to
decision to integrate services.
her husband, Eric, for 20 years, and together,
they have four boys. Read on to hear, in Maria’s
In the spring of 2017, I stumbled across a Facebook article about a
words, how career challenges led to personal
nurse practitioner in Nebraska who had just opened her own practice
following the Direct Primary Care (DPC) model, which I had never heard
“When I started the DNP program at USF,
of before. The DPC model does not accept insurance for office visits.
I began to pray and asked God to show me how to help His people.
one year ago, I had been working in primary care for 3 years and was
It’s affordable, subscription-based, high quality health care. The comments
feeling ‘burn-out.’ There was a repetitive cycle occurring and it was driving
in response to the article were not encouraging, but the cost for the
me crazy! Patients would come in for a behavioral health issue or
subscription was so low that I was drawn to it. I began researching the
obesity—with or without other disease. I would have 20 minutes to get
model and couldn’t stop. I was in awe and reached out to the nurse
the story, offer solutions and refer the patient for counseling or to a
who was featured in the article and she called me. After our conversation,
nutritionist. I believed that was a good place to start.
I knew God was answering my prayers.
Thirty days later at the patient’s follow up visit, there would be
In June of 2017, I filed for the name Hope Wellness Center & Spa, P.C.,
absolutely no progress or the condition was worse. Patients would report
located in Chicago. Hope stands for ‘Helping Our People Every day.’
trying to follow through on referrals but calls were unanswered, available
‘Our’ refers to God’s people, inclusive of all nationalities. ‘Spa’ is more
appointments were three months away or they were told their insurance
about the milieu. Everything began to fall in place quickly. On October 2,
was not accepted. I determined that my burn-out was not related to
I opened my doors to the public.
patients, but related to our health care system.
our health care system. I want my clinic to begin to restore the hope and
During my interview for admission to USF, I talked to Dr. Deena Nardi
I’ve concluded that people have lost hope and any expectation for
about the need to integrate these services under one roof so that services
expectations that people should have regarding quality health care.
could be coordinated to improve patient compliance. In February 2016,
When people walk into Hope Wellness Center & Spa, the soothing and
the idea to open a nurse-led clinic was born.
relaxing environment makes them feel better and I begin to serve in
the capacity that God has placed me.
I began researching and reading about nurse-led clinics and started
following the steps. Initially, the focus was on childhood obesity, and three
other colleagues and I developed an integrated health and fitness program
with Dr. Nardi called ‘Diverse & Social Justice Issues in Global Society.’
that also addresses social issues called ‘PLAY’—Promoting (healthy)
The course was eye opening for me, and the perfect course to experience
Lifestyles for All Youth. I was pursuing opening a clinic with everything
before my grand opening. Dr. Nardi is truly an expert in this field and her
I had in me, but NOTHING was going right. I encountered many barriers
guidance and feedback has helped me gain clarity regarding my purpose
and I was literally going in circles and getting nowhere. I got frustrated
and decided to let it go and focus on school. I left primary care and
started working in urgent care.
one of my best decisions. Every single course has significantly enhanced
my knowledge and equipped me with a greater understanding of our
Eventually the idea of owning my own clinic came to life again, but
I am also pursuing a doctorate at USF. This fall, I enrolled in a course
Deciding to attend University of St. Francis for my doctoral studies was
this time it was different. Working in urgent care further proved that our
health care system as I have pursued entrepreneurship. As I embark upon
health care system is broken. Although I believe we will still implement
this amazing journey, serving and caring in an environment where I create the rules, I am proud to say that I have found ‘peace in my passion.’”
LCON A LU M N I AWA RD PRES EN T ED T O LCO N A SSO CIAT E PRO F E S S O R A NN ET T E M AT T E A ‘ 1 3
Annette Mattea, a 2013 graduate of LCON’s DNP program and current LCON associate professor, was recognized in USF’s annual Distingushed Alumni Awards program for her outstanding professional and personal successes and involvement in civic, cultural or charitable activities.
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THE F I G HT I N G S A I N T S
Fighting Saints Roundup The USF cross country men’s and women’s
The St. Francis women’s bowling team
Leah Alles, Lexus Jackson and Joshua
teams (pictured below) swept the Chicagoland
started off its fifth season by winning the
Yeaman highlighted 34 all-conference
Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships
Columbia 300 Storm Western Shootout for the
selections across USF’s fall sports. Alles was
for the second year in a row and landed 10
third consecutive year. USF’s Nicole Troha
named the CCAC Libero of the Year for the
total all-conference runners. The men’s title was
and Abby Ragsdale were the top two individual
second year in a row, while Jackson took
the team’s fourth in a row and seventh in the
finishers at the event.
home Mid-States Football Association Midwest League Offensive Player of the Year honors.
last eight years, while the women’s program has claimed three of the last four crowns. The men’s
The USF women’s basketball team garnered a
Yeaman was honored as the CCAC’s Freshman
team also posted its sixth-straight top-ten
top-five national ranking in the NAIA preseason
of the Year.
finish at the NAIA National Championships,
poll for the second consecutive season. The
while the women placed 23rd in the nation.
Saints’ first win under new head coach Steve Brooks was a 71–60 victory over top-ranked
Head cross country coach Jeff Barker was
and defending NAIA II national champion Marian
named the men’s and women’s coach of the
year at both the conference and regional levels. Leah Alles and Lexus Jackson both set
The USF men’s soccer team enjoyed its most
USF career records this fall. Alles became the
successful season in recent memory.
volleyball program’s all-time leader in digs,
The Saints won seven conference games and
finishing her outstanding career with 2,569.
Former USF basketball All-American Ilya
advanced to the CCAC Tournament semifinal
On the gridiron, Jackson became the Saints’
Ilyayev signed a professional contract to play for
round for the first time in school history.
first 2,000-yard receiver, while also catching a
the Hapoel Ramat Gan Givataim basketball team
USF earned five all-conference selections from
program-best 22 touchdown receptions
in Romat Gan, Israel, this winter.
during his career.
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US F ATHLE TI CS WELCO M ES WHI TE S OX ’ S A. J. PIER Z YNSK I AT B ROWN & GOL D 2017
A.J. Pierzynski was the guest speaker at the 41st annual Brown & Gold Night. Over 600 people came to the Sullivan Center to support USF athletics and meet the catcher from the 2005 World Series Champion Chicago White Sox. The event was emceed by local radio personality and friend of USF, Scott Slocum, from 1340 WJOL.
As the catcher for all 12 postseason
games in 2005, Pierzynski played a key role in the White Sox’s magical 11–1 postseason run. He drove in nine runs and hit three home runs in the playoffs, while catching a pitching staff Far above: Womens’ basketball coach, Steve Brooks, guides his players. Above left: Lexus Jackson and Ray Vallot celebrate success on the field. Above right, top: The women’s bowling team. Above right, bottom: Soccer player Steven Campbell.
that allowed less than three runs per game. He was a career .280 hitter with 188 home runs, 407 doubles and 909 runs batted in over 2,000 career games. Eight of his 19 seasons in the major leagues came with the White Sox.
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STAYIN G CO NNEC TED A LU MN I N E W S
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS President
Keith Schomig ’13, ’17 President-Elect
Alumni Spotlight: Wilhelmine Vidmar ’68
Caroline Portlock ’02, ’04 Past President
Shawn Walsh ’00, ’15 Vice President for Constitution
(McCarley) Vidmar ‘68
mater. Her love for St. Francis runs deep. She worked
is well-known at USF.
the USF switchboard over the summer then worked
If people don’t know
briefly as an admissions counselor after graduating.
her personally, they
She joined the alumni board in 1973 and has remained
Karen Ciarlette ’94, ’97
most certainly know
involved ever since. She feels very lucky to be part of
Vice President for Young Alumni &
her by name—not only
the St. Francis community.
Willie couldn’t be prouder of her family or her alma
because of her
I almost didn’t make it there—I wanted to go away
“I’ve considered the university to be like a family.
Jason Whiteside, J.D., ’00 Vice President for Programs
Erika Martinez ’11, ’15 Vice President for Scholarships
Candice Quinerly ’10 Secretary
Wihelmine Vidmar ’68
with the Alumni Association Board, but also because
for school, but my circumstances changed and
Sisters of St. Francis Representative
she’s part of strong legacy of family members who
I ended up at St. Francis. I always say that St. Francis
Sr. Lois Prebil, OSF ’61
have attended the College of St. Francis or University
chose me—it wasn’t the other way around. St. Francis
Alumni & Family Relations Office
of St. Francis. Willie can recall at least seven (and
accepted me into the family. I’ve been involved
hopefully soon eight) family members who have
for a long time and have been through umpteen
graduated from USF.
presidents and staff members and am always proud of
what’s going on there,” she said.
Willie’s aunt, Geraldine (Griffin) Hammel, obtained
Skyler Kern Ava O’Connor
her B.A. in English from CSF in 1934, followed by
Willie’s mother, Wilhelmine Hammel, who graduated in
Joliet Junior College and has her own business as a
1936 with a degree in Chemistry. Willie then
GENERAL BOARD MEMBERS
obtained her B.A. in Biology (with a minor in secondary
Matthew Bisek ’10
education) in 1968—the same year another of her
to “pass on” the USF tradition. The Alumni & Family
aunts, Genevieve (Hammel) Harms, graduated with a
Relations Office offers a University of St. Francis
teaching degree as an adult student. Willie’s sister,
Alumni Legacy Scholarship, awarded specifically to
Maureen McCarley graduated soon after in 1971 with a
sons/daughters, husbands/wives, brothers/sisters
B.A. in Sociology, and Genevieve’s son (Willie’s cousin)
or grandchildren of alumni. Applicants must be current
Jerome Harms graduated from the Nursing program
students with no prior degree(s) earned from the
University of St. Francis. Are you an alum, and if so, is
there someone in your family who might consider
Linda M. Kilroy ’72
and studied communications. She graduated in
attending USF? For more information about the
Eric Lawhead ’07
1991. Now HER daughter (Willie’s granddaughter, who
Legacy Scholarship, contact the Alumni & Family
Frances H. Naal ’58
is ALSO named Wilhelmine but goes by “Maggie!”)
Relations Office at 877-811-ALUM or visit stfrancis.
Jan Novotny ’67
is considering colleges and recently visited—and
L. Scott Pekol ’99
Willie’s daughter, also Wilhelmine Vidmar, attended
Willie currently serves as an adjunct instructor at
Aubrey Knight ’04, ’07, Director Ashleigh Dillon ’13, ’15, Assistant Director
Families like Willie’s have a unique opportunity
liked—USF. Fingers crossed!
Patricia Bracken ’73, ’86, ’94 Judith M. Bulat ’72 Danielle Ciechanski ’08 Sharon Dewart ’78 Elmer F. Eddy ’80 Jacqueline A. Edmonson ’63, ’88, ’94 Laura Eggert ’09, ’13 H. Richard Hagen, J.D., ’90
Alan Randolph ’07 Corey Richardson ’09
C AREER N ET WO RKI N G A N D E T I Q U E T T E DI N N E R: F E B RUARY 2 2 Join the Alumni & Family Relations
to increase your professional
Office as they host this excellent
network. In addition, compli-
5 p.m. Headshots • 6 p.m. Dinner
networking opportunity for alumni
mentary, professional head shots
and students. Each course during
will be taken for those interested.
dinner will be spent with different
Limited tickets are available, so be
people, providing opportunities
sure to register soon.
Where? San Damiano Hall (3rd Floor of
Susan Rogina ’94, ’99 Anne-Christine (Tompkins) Day ’13, ’14
STAY IN TOUCH
Send news and class notes to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-811-ALUM.
the Motherhouse) To read about what other alumni and old friends have been doing, visit stfrancis.edu/alumni/success-stories.
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G IVIN G BAC K DO NO R NEWS
FA I T H, M I S S I O N & D I V E RS IT Y
Endowed Scholarship Created in Memory of Patricia Getson
Sts. Francis & Clare Week Celebrated in October for Feast of St. Francis
The spirit and legacy of long-time University of St. Francis (USF) employee,
lots of reasons to celebrate our patrons!
Athletics Department for 35 years. “Pat served the university with respect, integrity and unbelievable compassion,” remarked Athletic Director Dave Laketa. Getson was a kind, generous co-worker, according to Laketa, and she
most enjoyed interacting with the students she encountered daily. The Bellahs felt it was important to create a scholarship in Getson’s memory because of the impact she had on their lives as undergraduates and several years later as alumni. “Pat’s passion and genuine love for the school and all the students
that attended, along with her constant smile and heartfelt enthusiasm, was something that made us feel a true part of the St. Francis family,” recalled Bill Bellah. The Patricia Getson Endowed Scholarship will be awarded yearly
to two junior students who have a financial need and demonstrate a strong commitment to the university and the community it serves. They will also be students who live the Franciscan mission on a daily basis, just like Pat did.
DAY O F G IVIN G RE S U LT S On Oct. 13, 241 donors passed on their blessings by participating in USF’s 2017 Day of Giving. In a show of gratitude for the opportunities they’ve experienced at USF, donor contributions totaled $27,061. The University of St. Francis is thankful for not only the gifts, but also for the fun—Day of Giving has become a great way for alumni and friends of all ages to come together in camaraderie and support of University of St. Francis students. To make a donation to the Francis Fund, call the Institutional Advancement Office at 815-740-4287.
of St. Clare, a pet blessing, an apple giveaway,
an endowed scholarship created in her
dedicated, joyful employee in the USF
service day, a gathering at St. Clare Campus in honor and much more gave students and employees
(Banks ’83) Bellah. Getson was a
Clare Week, held during the week of Feast of St. Francis (Oct. 4). A campus
Patricia Getson, will live on through memory by William “Bill” ’82 and Trish
Several activities were planned on campus to celebrate USF's Sts. Francis &
2 0 1 6 –2017 A NNUA L DONO R S This report reflects gifts received between June 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017 Every attempt was made to ensure the accuracy of this listing. If there is an error or omission, please contact USF’s Office of Institutional Advancement at 815-740-5065.
T HA NK YOU FO R YO UR GENE RO US S UPPO RT!
Founders Circle $50,000 & ABOVE Mr. and Mrs. William J. Bellah ’82 (Patricia Banks ’83) Mr. and Mrs. William C. Benoit (Margaret Kennedy ’69) Mr.* and Mrs. LaVerne S. Brown Department of Health and Human Services Virginia J. Saxon Scholarship Fund Wadsworth Golf Construction Company Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Wheeler (Patricia S. Sexton ’67)
Presidents Circle $25,000–$49,000 Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation Associated Colleges Mr. and Mrs. Terrence O. D’Arcy Mr. and Mrs. Cyril W. Habiger (Diane Felbinger ’77) Mr. and Mrs. James Hathaway Dr. and Mrs. Arvid C. Johnson Leach Nursing Scholarship Trust Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Mallof Midland States Bank Mr. James R. Sefcik, Jr. Ms. Cecilia A. Trizna-Vargo ’59 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Vana
Francis & Clare Circle $10,000–$24,999 Mr. and Mrs. George R. Block ’79 Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Buchanan ’89 (Karen M. Hammond ’89) Carlson Brothers, Inc. Mr. Robert Carr Mr. and Mrs. Norman Codo (Charlotte ’74) Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Dollinger Ductilcrete Slab Systems, LLC ECON Illinois Mr. and Mrs. Scott W. Holdman ’01 Mr. and Mrs. Jerome G. Kenney (Dolores Torres ’56) Kurtz Ambulance Service, Inc. Ms. Rosemary A. Lux ’52 Mrs. Carolyn (Tomecek) Murphy ’65 Old Plank Trail Community Bank Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate Dr. Billie P. Terrell ’77 Wintrust Commercial Banking
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Three Oaks Legacy Society
Anonymous ’46, ’49, ’52, ’52, ’53, ’61, ’61, ’61, 62, ’63, ’65, ’66, ’68, ’68, ’69 ’71, ’74, ’81, ’84, ’92, ’06 ’09 Mr. Thomas B. Adams Mrs. Marilyn (Schmotzer) Auth ’48 Mrs. Jo Ann (McDonald) Barber ’52 Mr. and Mrs. William C. Benoit (Margaret Kennedy ’69) Mrs. Kay (Cox) Bissonnette ’46 Ms. Mary Kay (Softcheck) Blake ’70 Mr. and Mrs. Eugene P. Blessent Mr. George R. ’79 and Regina Block Mrs. Marlene (Stepaniak) Bremmer ’59 Mr. LaVerne* and Mrs. Dorothy Brown Mr. Richard L. Chavez Mrs. Sally (Terman) Cohan ’71 Mrs. Marcy (Moloney) Cromley ’68 Mr. and Mrs. John W.* D’Arcy (Jeanette O’Donnell ’49) Mrs. Mary Ann (Bonkowski) Duderstadt ’68 Mrs. Ardith (Davis) Efner ’70 Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Juster (Mary Lou Lechowich ’66) Mr. and Mrs. John Kender (Carol Vischak ’70)
Three Oaks Legacy Society
Mrs. Dolores (Torres) Kenney ’56
members support the
Mr. John H. Leach (Cecily*)
university’s mission and
Miss Rose E. Mancuso
vision by including the
Mrs. Anna Louise Masching ’46
University of St. Francis in
Mr. Vincent K. McGirr
their estate and financial
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Moore
plans up to May 31, 2017.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Murphy (Marianne Herringer ’62) Mrs. Frances (Tures) Naal ’58
For more information, visit
Mrs. Esther (Heimann) Norrenberns ’59
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Peifer (Margaret Connor ’61) Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ross (Mary Cushing ’57) Mr. and Mrs. David Sandahl (Marcille Pasdertz ’67) Ms. Marlene A. Skau ’98 Ms. Cheryl (Schroeder) Stepney ’70 Ms. Cecilia A. Trizna-Vargo ’59 Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Turk (Celeste Konecny ’65) Mr. Duane R. Walker (MaryAnne Krawchuck* ’70) Mr. James E. Walsh (Donna M. Kaminski* ’64) Mr. Matthew E. Wetstein ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Wheeler (Patricia Sexton ’67) Mrs. Marjorie F. (Freiburg) Wiemels ’60 Mrs. Margie (Benoit) Wilson ’45 Mrs. Lee Ann (Heidenbluth) Wozniak ’45 *deceased
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Financial Statements Years ended May 31, 2017 and 2016
S TAT E M E N T O F F I N A N C I A L P O S I T I O N
S TAT E M E N T O F A C T I V I T I E S
ASSETS 2017 2016
REVENUES, GAINS, AND OTHER SUPPORT
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Tuition and Fees
Prepaid Expenses & Other Assets
Restricted Cash & Investments
Property and Equipment (Net of Depreciation) 55,626,303
Benefitical Interest in Trust
Less Scholarships and Aid (20,144,854) (19,385,188) Net Tution and Fees 42,508,145
Grants and Contracts
Distribution from Trusts Held by Others
Total Assets 100,461,716
LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS
Total Revenues, Gains, and Other Support 51,452,349
Borrowing on Revolving Line of Credit
U.S. Goverment Student Loan Funds
Total Liabilities 51,261,745 54,634,403
Total Liabilities and Net Assets
17,117,493 8,771,430 4,203,106
Total Expenses 47,644,634
CHANGE IN NET ASSETS BEFORE OTHER
44,467,729 $ 99,102,132
OTHER REVENUES (EXPENSES) Loss on Disposals of Property
Unrealized Investment Gain (loss)
Unrealized Loss on Real Estate
Change in Fair Value of Interest Swap
Change in Value of Split Interest Agreements
Total Other Revenues (Expenses)
CHANGE IN NET ASSETS
NET ASSETS, END OF YEAR
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Total Educational Program Services 38,270,949
NET ASSETS, BEGINNING OF YEAR 44,467,729
Fundraising Expenses Net Assets
Total Net Assets 49,199,971
41,671,256 $ 44,467,729
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The official magazine of University of St. Francis 2017-2018, Issue 2