Legends From The Hill

In celebration of the 75th Jubilee of the University, alumni throughout the 75 years will share their candid stories of life on campus and the impact of the university on their life. Join us every 2 weeks as we hear legends from the hill.

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Episodes

16 hours ago

Anna Carter graduated in 2009 with a degree in Theology and Catechetics.  She shares about her rich student experience at Franciscan and about her ministry, Eden Invitation, a movement providing support and resources for young adult Catholics experiencing same-sex desires or gender discordance.  edeninvitation.com

Tuesday Sep 20, 2022

Major Andrew Matwijec began his Army career in the ROTC program on campus.  His study of theology and philosophy laid the foundation for his service and leadership.  Taking advantage of the travel opportunities provided by his career, Major Matwijec has become an award-winning travel and landscape photographer.  See his work here at his official photo site.

Tuesday Sep 06, 2022

Regina Doman '92, author and editor, shares how a degree in Communication Arts helped her make the connections she needed to get published.  Listen in behind the scenes of a writer's career, and enjoy this trip down memory lane!

Tuesday Aug 23, 2022

Sr. Joan Paule, TOR graduated from Franciscan University in 1990 with a degree in education.  Hear how her career path led her to discern her vocation -and specifically- a calling to the TOR sisters.  Everyone can benefit from the wisdom shared in this conversation!

Tuesday Aug 09, 2022

Ryan Stout '06 followed his dreams (literally!) to arrive at Franciscan University where he studied Theology and Computer Science.  His talents and curiosity have led him through a variety of computer science fields and business ventures.  Most recently, Ryan developed and launched Arsenal, an accessory for DSLR and mirrorless cameras that uses AI and machine learning to automate many common photo-editing tasks in real time.  Be inspired and find out more at witharsenal.com.

Tuesday Jul 26, 2022

Ian Gill '16, joins us to share about the formation of FATAL, the Franciscan University Ultimate Frisbee team which won the National Championship in 2015.  After completing his degree, Ian stayed on campus to be an RD and thus has many years of experiences at Franciscan to share!  Can you top his Austrian engagement story?   We dedicate this episode in memory of Neal Albert "Fat Al" Rylatt.

Tuesday Jul 12, 2022

Dr. John Irvin '58, a veteran of the United States Army and a Board of Trustee Emeritus, has a unique experience of having had a personal relationship with every president of the University since its founding. He shares memories of the earliest days of student life and describes the remarkable growth he has seen - and continues to witness today.  Alumni of every generation will learn something new from this conversation that spans most of our history!

Tuesday Jun 28, 2022

Mike Kehoe, a 1968 grad, paints a picture of what campus was like in the 60's with his involvement in Greek life and intramural sports.  He shares about his service in Vietnam and how he went on to have a successful career with Bell Telephone Company (later AT&T).  Mike's ongoing contributions to the University community include advice to current students and his involvement with the establishment of our Veterans' Memorial on campus in 2016.

Tuesday Jun 14, 2022

Our 2 co-hosts, Christie Fleming' 10 and Meghan (Bartnick) Coen '10 share their stories of coming to the university, their experiences on campus, and how the University continues to impact their lives and families.  Get to know your Legends From the Hill co-hosts!

Tuesday May 31, 2022

David DeWolf describes his journey of leadership, from his active involvement in student activities on campus up to now as the Vice Chair of our Board of Trustees.  Hear how he discovered his unique calling and how he continues to mentor and lead students, alumni, and his company. Finally, David has a big announcement to make about the capital campaign and new developments for the future of Franciscan University!

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Legends From The Hill

In celebration of the 75th Jubilee of the University, alumni throughout the 75 years will share their candid stories of life on campus and the impact of the university on their life. Join us every 2 weeks as we hear legends from the hill.

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