Sept. 4, 2018

Marilyn Jancewicz ’68 was recently profiled in the Forest Park Review. Marilyn has been a volunteer for her alma mater for over 50 years and is a 2018 recipient of Dominican University's O'Keefe Outstanding Volunteer Achievement Award

"We are proud to call Marilyn Jancewicz an alumna and incredibly grateful for all that she has done for Dominican University," President Donna Carroll said in a statement. "She is a fitting example of Dominican's mission in action and, through her life-long advocacy of the university, Marilyn is a great role model for our students, alumnae and volunteers."

Marilyn's volunteer service includes terms on the President's Advisory Board and the School of Education's Advisory Board. She also spearheaded the creation of two endowed scholarships and served on the planning committee for her class' 40th and 50th reunions.

She also served in a paid position in the Education Department, helping place students in field education experiences and partnering Dominican with other schools. Marilyn will soon begin a new volunteer assignment working with the University's McGreal Center, whose mission is to promote "the research and writing of the history of the Order of Preachers [aka Dominicans] in the United States. 

Read more: Dominican University names local winner of volunteer award