Katie Pfeiffer was named as a finalist in the Pfister Artists in Residence Program. For more information, click here.
Join Jordan Hart for his book signing.
Steel Rainbow Signing and Discussion
Barnes & Noble - Mayfair. Saturday, September 22 at 2:00 PM.
Click here for more information.
Carthage College men's volleyball middle blocker Tyler Frings led NCAA Division III block leaders in 2010. Frings was also named to the 2010 All-Midwest III Conference Team.
Claire Blake pitched a no-hitter for the Edgewood College softball team in their
3-0 victory over Milwaukee School of Engineering in April.
Jeanna Salzer and Grace Weber recently performed at Milwaukee’s Turner
Hall Ballroom. Grace Weber Band was promoting their latest EP Sparrows. Salzer, voted
Jean Baumgardner was recently featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for
helping to start a dining room for children in Talanga, Honduras while volunteering with
Passionist Volunteers International.
Julia Black returned to Milwaukee to perform in the Skylight Opera Theater’s
production of RENT.
Lindsay Mikolajczyk is currently enrolled in the Exotic Animal Training and
Management Program at America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College in CA.
Mikolajczyk completed a degree in Biology from UW-Eau Claire and spent two years
working for AmeriCorps prior to attending Moorpark College.
Ann McDonnell and Chris MacGillis were married October 11, 2008 (pictured below). Fourteen fellow Pius XI alumni were among the wedding party: Katie (McDonnell) Murphy '95, Beth McDonnell '97, Mary Balthasar '99, Mara Muccio '00, Mary (Dragolovich) Martin '00, Meryl Medina '00, Kyle MacGillis '02, Chris Sager '00, Bill Kawcyznski '00, Paul Hassman '00, Kyle Mallon '00, Tony Gnadt '00, Brian Turczynski '00, and Kevin Ryterski '00.
Kira Hibbard and her fiance Matthew Bullamore announced the birth of their first child, Lilyana (Lily) Jacalyn born September 26, 2007.
graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in May 2006 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Multimedia Applied Arts (specialty in Animation) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History. He is currently employed as a Web Video Developer at On Your Mark, LLC in Sussex, Wisconsin. In addition he continues to develop and make his own films, which can be seen at http://www.christiankocinski.com/
. Christian was a finalist in the New York Minute Film Festival and was recently approached about having his 1 minute film shown on the Discovery Channel - Latin America.
received his Master of Science in Physics from Michigan State University this May. His undergraduate degree is from UW-Madison where he majored in Applied Math, Engineering, and Physics (AMEP), specializing in Nuclear Engineering. "I worked as a housing custodian for two years and a supervisor during my senior year. Also, I worked in the Plasma Physics lab for three years as a student hourly. I also met my wife there, a fellow physics student. We were married at Memorial Union the summer after our graduation."
graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from UW-Milwaukee with a bachelor's degree in Communications and a minor in Journalism & Mass Communication. She currently works at Northwestern Mutual in downtown Milwaukee. She also married Tony Karlin, of Hays, Kansas, on June 30, 2007.
will graduate from Marquette University this June and plans to begin studies toward a second bachelors degree in theology at Christian Construction Corporation. Additionally, is planning to run for congress (district 4) in the 2010 general election Friends are invited to visit her at: www.samanthacarterforcongress.com
. "I owe my foundation to the education and the opportunities that I received at Pius [XI]."
Richard Galling, a graduate student in painting at Yale University, recently had a show of his work at The Tory Folliard Gallery in Milwaukee's Third Ward.
graduated with honors in Political Science from Boston College and is now a graduate student and research assistant for the Hubert Humphrey School of Public Policy at the University of Minnesota.
recently produced the documentary ''The Road Ahead, the First Green Long March." It has been showing at film festivals around the country. For more go to: http://www.indiewire.com/article/non-profits_partner_to_support_socially_conscious_filmmakers/
Corey Sheahan spent a semester abroad at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He is now returned and at UW-Madison.
is interning at the Office of Networking and Telecommunication Operations, an organization under the office of chief information officer in the Department of Commerce.
, currently a senior at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Civic Music Association of Milwaukee
Collegiate Music Competition. She is a soprano.
Jose Corona was one of only two seniors from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) to study painting in a prestigious summer program at Yale University last summer.
(third from left in photo at left) participated in a mission trip to New Orleans
over Christmas break. On behalf Habitat for Humanity, she worked on a house for an older couple who had just married a few weeks before Katrina hit. Grace has since been the team leader for a second trip this past January to San Antonio, Texas. She is a junior at UW-Madison.
Amanda Evens graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Beloit College with a combined degree in Psychology and Theatre Arts.
, a sophomore at Lawrence University, celebrated her 20th birthday by taking fifth place in the high jump at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships. She tied with two other jumpers for fifth, and, as a result, earned All-American status with her jump of 5 feet, 3.25 inches. "It feels amazing," she said. "It kind of just hit me now as I'm calling people to tell them the news."
Megan Baxter ’06 was one of 10 artists featured in the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and BI® Gallery presents: 2009 Merit Scholarship Awards Exhibition.
invites you to see her new website
featuring music, photos and a calendar of performance dates.
Rosalinda Lorenzo was selected the recipient of the 2009 Guiding Star Award by the Nativity Miguel Network of Schools. The award honors a Nativity Miguel graduate who reflects the authentic mission and embodies the hopeful spirit of the network of schools. The network is comprised of 64 schools serving more than 4,400 students in 27 states across the country.
Kaitlin Lewis' poem, Les fantomes dans le cimetiere, was selected from 380 entries to be published in DePaul University's French literary publication, Mille-Feuille.
is traveling to Uganda, East Africa this summer to teach English at the Stella Maris Boarding Primary School for girls as a volunteer for CARITAS for Children, Inc. Mariah’s passion for Africa first led her to found a Pius XI chapter of STAND, a student organization that works to stop genocide, especially in Darfur, when she was investigating charitable organizations in the area for a class. She will be teaching English to 2nd through 4th grade girls as well as documenting the work that CARITAS is doing in Uganda while expanding her own knowledge about the cultures of Eastern Africa.
Amanda Bliske ’08, was named to the Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) 2009 Women’s Golf All-NAC Conference Team and was named the 2009 All-Sportsmanship Team. She was also awarded with the Lou Warobick Sportsmanship Scholarship, an award given to golfers who exhibit the highest level of good sportsmanship. Bliske attends Edgewood College in Madison, WI, majoring in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Psychology.
Katryna Endres was named to the Dean's Honor List following her first semester at UW-Milwaukee College of Letters & Science.
was one of only three freshmen to be cast in the ensemble of the opera The Marriage of Figaro
at the Shenandoah Conservatory
in Winchester, VA. The show will be presented April 23 through April 26, 2009.
was awarded the Fashion Designer of Tomorrow from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM). He was recently featured in the Catholic Herald. Click here
to read the article.