We, as the Alumni Association of Our Lady of Holy Cross College, seek to serve as active volunteers and community leaders dedicated to encouraging continual involvement by facilitating the efforts of our Alumni, the missions of Our Lady of Holy Cross College, and the Ministry of the Marianites of Holy Cross.
Volume 2, Edition 1
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Since joining the College in September 2011, one of the repeated themes I've heard from our graduates is "We want to know more about what is happening at our Alma Mater, so that we can become more involved-and be of more help."
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As this issue "goes to press," members of the OLHCC community are awaiting news of the selection of our next president. Recently, three finalists visited campus for extensive conversations with students, faculty, staff, alumni and others associated with the College. The three finalists were winnowed from an original applicant pool of nearly 40. When the selection is offically determined by the Board of Regents, it will be publicized widely---including via a special edition of this newsletter. Detailed background about the search is available on the College's website at: http://www.olhcc.edu/news-and-events-index/presidential-search-info.html. Meantime, popular and 20+ year OLHCC faculty member Dr. Myles Seghers continues to serve as our well-regarded Interim President.
Long-time faculty member Dr. Patricia Prechter has been named provost at OLHCC. "Dr. P.," as she is known to so many, has been interim provost since last August. She continues to serve as chairman of the Department of Nursing and Allied Health, and as a professor of nursing. Dr. Prechter is a registered nurse and has been involved with nursing education for more than 35 years.
The Friends of the Library present author Randy Fertel(and spotlight hisnew book,"The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak" ) Sunday, April 15 at 2:00 pm in the Moreau Center. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Come out and meet the author. The event is free and open to the public, but a RSVP is requested. Call 504-398-2100 or email email@example.com.
One of the works of OLHCC Art professor Carol Scott will be featured in the 4th annual Femme Fest Exhibit April 2-21. The exhibit, which features 35 artists, is sponsored by the Jazz and Heritage Foundation and organized by the Women's Caucus for Art. The exhibit will be at 1204 N. Rampart Street Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm. For more information call the Jazz & Heritage Gallery at 504-558-6100
Alumni are invited to attend the University's annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday April 21, 2012 1-4pm on the campus. Tickets are $5 and free for children 6 and under. A ticket includes a tray of crawfish, a hamburger and a beverage. The event will include kid-friendly activities, music and fun! It is sponsored by SGA and the Alumni Association. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 14. Get there early and have a great time!
-Jubilee Saturday April 14 10:30am Moreau Center The Marianite Sisters celebrate their Jubilee.
Thursday April 12, 2012
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