Today Magazine Summer 2018 - Page 5

Mace Bearer and Dean Emerita Andrea Hollingsworth, PhD, RN, Dean of the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions, was honored as Dean Emerita. After 17 years of service at GMercyU, Dr. Hollingsworth is retiring this summer. of s s Cla 2018 TOTAL GRADUATES Tender Courage Award Christine Eberle, MA, Director of Campus Ministry, was honored with the Tender Courage Award, which is given to a staff or administration member whose accomplishments exemplify the Mercy Mission. 809 77 % 23 % FEMALE OLDEST 71 THEY HAIL FROM YOUNGEST 34 21 STATES Commencement Speaker Patricia Talone, RSM, PhD '68 served as Commencement Speaker. Sister Patricia is a GMercyU alumna and 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of her own graduation. She was an Associate Professor of Humanities at GMercyU for nine years before she established her career as a medical ethics e xpert. MALE 36 GRADUATES BY SCHOOL COUNTRIES ARTS & SCIENCES BUSINESS & EDUCATION GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES NURSING & HEALTH PROFESSIONS Student Speaker Lisa Brown '18 gave an inspiring speech as the Commencement Student Speaker. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and looks forward to continuing to pursue her passion for social justice. 7% 9% 45% 39% *All figures are an estimate TODAY 3