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Vito DeFrisco MAEA ’06: Successful Career in Catholic Education

January 26, 2023
Vito DeFrisco MAEA ’06
, superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Rockford, has announced plans to retire on June 30. He is concluding a long and successful career in Catholic education. Vito's education work also included service as an adjunct faculty member at Dominican. Read more.

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Brian Fredericks MBA ’10 Named CFO of La Rabida Hospital

January 13, 2023
Brian Fredericks MBA ’10
was named chief financial officer and vice president of administration at La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago. Fredericks most recently served as the vice president of finance for Chicago-based Medical Home Network. Read more.

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Jennifer Hovanec MLIS ’11 named La Grange Library’s New Leader

January 11, 2023
Jennifer Hovanec MLIS ’11
, circulation manager at Northbrook Public Library, has been named the new executive director of the La Grange Public Library. She is also a trustee for the Villa Park Public Library. Read more.

Tracy Williams ’10: Serving the Disability Community

January 4, 2023
Tracy Williams ’10
, a nutrition advocate, recently published an article in Disability Horizons about adaptive food plans for disabled people. Tracy has moderate cerebral palsy as well as other chronic conditions. She encourages other disabled people to be creative in finding ways to have a full life. Read more.