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rofiles in Passion
Best Friends. Entrepreneurs. Business partners

Best Friends, Entrepreneurs, Business Partners

Kendall Farrell and Dimitri Thompson, fifth-year seniors at Marywood University, began their friendship during lunch at a recruiting basketball visit to campus. The friendship was ...

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In This Issue

Seen & Heard

The Latest Works of Marywood Alumni

the hugging army book cover
The Hugging Army: An Experience in Connection
Vanessa L. White Fernandes, 
1984
the things they've taken book cover
The Things They've Taken
Katie McElhenney, 
2000
award of excellence oil canvas
Streaming At Dusk
Steven S. Walker, 
2007

Class Notes

1979
For her abiding and longstanding dedication to her alma mater and its core values, the Marywood Alumni Association is pleased to recognize Ann Boland-Chase ’79 with the 2021 Sister M. Denis Donegan Award for Long Term Service to Marywood.

2011
To his numerous accomplishments, the Marywood Alumni Association is pleased to add its own recognition, by presenting Stanley J. Kania III, Ph.D. ’11, ’14, ’19 with the 2021 Recent Alumni Award for Professional Achievement.

1998
Adding to these accomplishments, with grateful appreciation for all he has done to lead by example and embrace inclusivity, the Marywood Alumni Association is pleased to recognize Jeffrey R. Kovaleski ’98 with the 2021 Alumni Achievement Award.

1971
For her considerable commitment to service in the community, along with her exemplary professional record of excellence and empowerment, framed always by her deep faith and her respect for others, the Marywood Alumni Association is pleased to recognize Patricia A. Lawler ’71 with the 2021 Golden Marywoodian Award for the Class of 1971.

1970
For her considerable commitment to service in the community, along with her exemplary professional record of excellence and empowerment, framed always by her deep faith and her respect for others, the Marywood Alumni Association is pleased to recognize Michele Abbott McDade ’70 with the 2021 Golden Marywoodian Award for the Class of 1970.

1969
With proud acknowledgment of, and grateful appreciation for, her distinctive leadership, service, and numerous professional and personal accomplishments, which embody the core values of Marywood University, the Marywood Alumni Association is pleased to recognize Muriel Scherr Cagney ’69 with the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.

2017
Kimberly Szabo ’17 serves as an inspiration in more ways than one. As a hospice music therapist, she provides comfort to those in need; as a Miss Pennsylvania USA contestant, she’s inspiring women to reach for the stars.

2021
Alexis Palys ’21 held several leadership positions during her time at Marywood. Now as a recent graduate, in her new role, she’s using that drive to propel herself and her work to new heights.

2021
To know Brien McChesney’s faith is to know him.

McChesney, a member of the Marywood University Class of 2021, finds himself in a situation that can provoke a plethora of emotions. You’ve graduated college- now what?

2001
After completing her terminal degree from Marywood, Jean Dahlgren ‘01 left equipped to face challenges she never expected. The Masters with the Masters program, created for working professionals who wish to gain their MFA, helped Dahlgren push her limits and prepare for an unanticipated career path.

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