Living Our Mission: Mission Spotlights

photo of Scott Gartley ‘25

Making Spirits Even Brighter

Scott Gartley ‘25
Scott's "Letters from Santa" project helped to make spirits even brighter during the Christmas season.

photo of Brien McChesney '21

Focused on Serving Others through Faith

Brien McChesney '21
Learn how a profound call led Brien to change the course of his educational path and his life.

photo of Dr. Christopher Speicher

Feeding Our Neighbors in Need

Dr. Christopher Speicher
During the pandemic, Dr. Christopher Speicher demonstrated the core value of service selflessly, with a smile and a kind word for all, getting more Marywood volunteers involved with the process.

photo of Jillian Carroll '24, Art Therapy Student

Using Art to Change the World

Jillian Carroll '24, Art Therapy Student
Jillian hopes to use art to help those who may benefit from it and promote a love of art in others. One of her recent blog posts about a young photographer with Down Syndrome did just that.

photo of Barbara Cawley ’63 and Mary Ellen Coleman (H)’68

Lifelong Commitment to the Marywood Mission

Barbara Cawley ’63 and Mary Ellen Coleman (H)’68
The Presidential Mission Medal is bestowed upon exceptional individuals who exemplify the Marywood mission. These servant leaders embrace a commitment to Marywood’s core values of Catholic identity, respect, empowerment, service, and excellence. Barbara A. Cawley ’63 and Mary Ellen Coleman (H)’68 were recently honored by Sister Mary Persico, IHM with the 2021 Presidential Mission Medal at the Presidential Society Dinner.