A Fond Farewell
Our community lost five well-known and beloved members this fall:
Julie Belle White-Newman, professor emerita, on December 4. Her many accomplishments include co-founding the Weekend College in 1979 and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership in the mid-1980s.
Lawrence “Larry” O’Shaughnessy, on December 3. He was a St. Kate’s trustee (1961–84), generous benefactor, and the last living child of Ignatius Aloysius O’Shaughnessy, who supported the building of The O’Shaughnessy auditorium.
Joan Kain, CSJ (Sister Marie Richard) ’55, on November 18. She taught biology for 17 years and, upon retiring, served another 30 as study skills volunteer in the O’Neill Center.
Peggy M. O’Connell, CSJ (Sister Laurentia) ’49, on November 7. A creative drama specialist, she traveled extensively and joined the faculty from 1967–98 as a teacher and student advisor.
Jacqueline O’Hara, CSJ (Sister Miriam Clare) ’55, on October 9. In her 41 years as a French professor, she was a dedicated teacher, engaging mentor and eager guide for students who desired to study abroad.
Find their full stories at stkate.edu/news.