Alumni in action: Bill and Mia (Cacciabondo) Geheren

Caring parents and inspirational role models Hometown: St. Paul, Minn., and Chicago, Ill. Majors: Marketing/Management and Elementary Education Bill and Mia (Cacciabondo) Geheren met as students at Saint Mary’s in 1986 and both graduated in 1990. Bill received a...

Alumni in Action: John Tschida ’90

Educator, coach, mentor Hometown: St. Paul, Minn. Major: Marketing John Tschida has been coaching fastpitch softball in the competitive MIAC conference since 1991, and he is regarded among the elite coaches in college softball. He coached for six years at Saint...

Alumni in Action: Hugo Keim, M.D. ’56

Orthpedic surgeon, philanthropist Hometown: Chicago, Ill. Major: Biology Dr. Hugo Keim was the chief of spinal surgery at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City for 29 years. During this time he witnessed the struggles of disabled young people and...

Alumni in Action: John Johnston, FSC ’55, M’63

Superior General of the De La Salle Christian Brothers Hometown: Memphis, Tenn. Major: Modern Languages Brother John Johnston lived an illustrious life as a De La Salle Christian Brother that spanned 56 years. He earned a degree in modern languages in 1955 and then...

Alumni in Action: Michael Bilandic, J.D. ’47

Attorney, Chicago councilman, mayor of Chicago, appellate judge, chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court Hometown: Chicago, Ill. Major: Economics A native Chicagoan, Michael Bilandic graduated from De La Salle Institute (high school) on Chicago’s Southwest side in...

Alumni in Action: Mariana Sanchez ’10

Soccer coach, graphic designer, cancer victim advocate Hometown: Puebla, Mexico Major: Graphic Design Mariana Sanchez was a team captain and all-conference soccer player, but more importantly she was a supporter of athletics and the university. This desire and love...
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