Patricia Kucab Horvath 57 (M.S. 69)Benefactor in every way: Volunteer, Alumni Leader, Financial Supporter
* President, Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2009-10* Member, Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2002-10
* Dedicated volunteer for Marywood in New Jersey for decades* Investor, along with her late husband Mark, in scholarships for students
G in MARYWO
ODPatricia Kucab Horvath 57 (M.S. 69)
Investments of timeand talent are vital,but equally importantis financial support ofour Alma Mater.
HORVATH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIPS
Steven and Elizabeth Collins Kucab Endowed Scholarshipestablished in honor of her parents by Pat Horvath in 1996
Thumper Foundation Annual Scholarships (one for each of the Four Colleges at Marywood)
established by Mark Horvath in 2000
W. Mark and Patricia Kucab Horvath 57 Endowed Scholarshipestablished in memory of her late husband by Pat Horvath in 2004
Patricia E. Horvath Annual Scholarship (for the School of Architecture)
established by Pat Horvath in 2009
Want to increase your investment in Marywood students with an annual or endowed scholarship?Contact Elizabeth Connery, Director of Planned Giving, at 1-866-279-9663, ext. 2622, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sister Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D.President of the University
Peter Cimbolic, Ph.D., Provost and Vice Presidentfor Academic Affairs
Joseph X. Garvey, C.P.A., M.S., Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer
Raymond P. Heath, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Life
Clayton N. Pheasant, D.Min., Vice Presidentfor University Advancement
Sister Dolores M. Filicko, IHM, M.B.A.Secretary of the University
Mary Anne Fedrick, Ph.D., DeanReap College of Education and Human Development
Michael A. Foley, Ph.D., DeanCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Alan Levine, Ph.D., Interim Dean College of Health and Human Services
Mathew R. Povse, M.F.A., Interim Dean Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts
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Marywood has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Even atseven years old, I yearned for the chance to be a Marywood student. I livedlocally, and I used to ride my bike through the spectacular campus thatseemed, at the time, like a fairy tale to me.
Most high school seniors apply to several colleges and then choose one. For me,there was only one that mattered: Marywood. I didnt have the need or desire to applyanywhere elseand I count receiving my Marywood acceptance letter among thedistinct honors of my life.
I was not alone. When I walked Marywoods halls as a student from 1988-1992, I wasamong the many doing all I could to realize my dream of a college education. I wasfortunate to qualify for some grant and scholarship money, I worked part-time at a drugstore, did freelance news writing, lived at home to save money, and took advantage ofthe work-study program to earn extra cash for books and other expenses. I financed therest through student loans. More than that, I was taught by stellar faculty members,who cared about my personal and spiritual growth, as well as my academic success, andsupported me every step of the way.
The need to finance a college education remains a vital priority. During the 16 yearsIve worked at Marywood University, Ive witnessed thousands of students pursuing theirdreams. Ive seen the construction or renovation of 25 facilities and the developmentand advancement of world-class programs, most recently the School of Architectureand so much more. Above all, I recognize the fundamental importance of giving backbetter yet, paying forwardso that others can have even greater opportunities.Todays Marywood students, 98 percent of whom receive some kind of financial aid,depend on generous support from you and me to attain their education, just as wedepended on others support to pursue our degrees.
Search your heart and commit to making a meaningful difference in students lives. Ibegan by regularly supporting the Marywood Fund, and then, in 2003, established anannual scholarship to assist a student studying in my fielda commitment that Icontinue, even during economically challenging times.
Its that important.
SHERYL LYNN SOCHOKA 92 Editor
WHY I GIVE
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EDUCATION IS THE BEST INVESTMENT ANYONE CAN MAKE.
We often tell benefactors about the tangible difference theirdollars make in the lives of our students, in academicprogram development, in research endeavors, and in othercapital and program initiatives that keep the Universitymoving forward. However, there is a human element to thisequation as well.
Think about the 10,000 or so students who graduate eachyear from the 15 colleges and universities of NortheastPennsylvanianearly 900 of whom are MarywoodUniversity graduates. Think about this happening year afteryear. You soon begin to realize that there are hundreds ofthousands of college and university alumni out there,making large-scale contributions to our world, as well asday-to-day contributions to the betterment of our lives.
We know that our Marywood alumni are living out the valuesof their education. A few of them are profiled in this issue,including our six outstanding alumni award winners andothers who have taken the time to reflect on the value of aMarywood University education.
Marywood is only as strong as its people. As a universitycommunity, we gladly embrace the opportunities andchallenges put forward by our mission. We continue withconfidence the important work that began when weopened our doors in 1915: educating leaders in service toothers. The campus is busy welcoming its newest freshmanclass and many other returning students. Together with ourfaculty, staff, and administration, they are MarywoodUniversitythey are the future.
When we invest in education, we become stakeholders inthis futurewhether by pursuing a degree on our own orby helping others to achieve that dream. We invite you tobecome active partners with us, so that significant dreamswill flourish and become meaningful deeds.
SISTER ANNE MUNLEY, IHM, PH.D.President of the University
in theSTAKEHOLDERS FUTURE
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