A closing salute to this year's alumni national award recipients
More than 2,500 Marquette alumni and guests attended Alumni National Awards weekend, April 25-27, to honor 53 extraordinary leaders. Recipients included Donald Layden, Jr., Arts '79, Law '82, as this year's All-University Alumnus of the Year. See who you may know and learn about the other All-University Award recipients and all awardees; make a gift to Marquette in their honor; or send them a congratulatory note.
Alumni Reunion Weekend is July 25 - 28
Reconnect, reminisce and celebrate. Join us as we welcome the five- to 45-year reunion classes, our 50-year Golden Jubilee class and several affinity groups back to campus. Alumni Reunion Weekend will include class parties, a Saturday Block Party, city and campus tours and more.
All alumni, regardless of reunion year, are invited back to campus for the inaugural "Marquette Fest" on Saturday night, featuring live music, food and fun in Westowne Square.
Guess the Year
Students enjoy the freshman picnic at Maryhill during Welcome Week.
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Scholarship Celebration unites students and benefactors
For many Marquette students, scholarships can be imperative to receiving a college education. The April 11 Scholarship Celebration Luncheon, led by Marquette President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., set the stage for 150 students to meet, reminisce and offer sincere thanks to benefactors who help to make their Marquette experience possible.
Marquette student receives national award
Marissa Evans, Comm '13, will serve as an intern metro reporter at The Seattle Times. In April, she was named 2013 Student Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists. Evans will be recognized this summer at NABJ's 38th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Orlando. Her many internships included serving as a metro reporting intern for The Washington Post.
College of Nursing dean named a Woman of Influence
Margaret Callahan, dean of nursing, was named a 2013 Business Journal Woman of Influence, honored in the "Mentor" category. She and other awardees will be honored at an awards event at the Delta Center and in The Business Journal feature, both on June 7.
Marquette in the News
discussed their volunteer experiences and giving back to the community through various volunteer efforts such as Hunger Clean-up and Milwaukee women's shelters. Story appeared in USA Today.
See which Marquette events are happening in your area. Check out the full Alumni Event Calendar and register online.
Philadelphia: MU Crew Dad Vail Regatta
Friday, May 10, 7 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Saturday, May 11, 7 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Located on Kelly Drive, north of Boathouse Row
Visit the Dad Vail Regatta website for details about parking and shuttles. Please contact CJ Bown, Arts '06, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
(414) 213-4500 for more information.
Appleton: Northeast Wisconsin CIRCLES
Thursday, May 16, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Riverview Gardens Community Center
Carolinas: Service Project
Saturday, May 11, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., or 2:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
North Carolina Fairgrounds
Minnesota: Mass and Brunch
Sunday, May 19, 10:00 a.m. Mass; brunch to follow
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
2924 4th Ave. S
Milwaukee: Piano Sale
Marquette community members pre-sale:
Saturday, May 25 - Sunday, May 27, by appointment.
General public sale:
Monday, May 28
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Varsity Theatre, 1342 W. Wisconsin Ave.
A large selection of used grand, baby grand and other pianos used on campus by Marquette students, as well as other keyboards, orchestral string insturments and guitars will be on sale as part of a partnership between Marquette and the Rockley Family Foundation.
Southeast Wisconsin: Milwaukee Golf Club Invitational
Friday, June 7
11:00 a.m. - registration and lunch
Noon - shotgun start
The Bog, Saukville, Wis.
Marquette Campus: First-ever Marquette Fest
Saturday, July 27; 7:30 - 12:30 p.m.
West Town Square
All Marquette alumni who love a good street festival are invited to relive their days on campus, at the all-new Marquette Fest!
Find out more and register now.
Marquette students clean up, raise $20,000
On April 20 more that 1,400 students participated in Marquette's Hunger Clean-Up on April 20. The initiative is the university's largest single day of service for the year. Read more about the event that's considered "one of the most successful events of its kind in the nation."
Contemplative Leaders in Action
Learn more about Jesuit leadership through Contemplative Leaders in Action, a program for young professionals in a variety of East Coast cities. Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., Arts '93 and Marquette University associate vice president in the office of the executive vice president, served as the program's New York City co-director for several years. Application deadline is May 15.