Alumni in Action: Anthony “Tony” Adducci ’59

Inventor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, Knight of the Holy Sepulchre Hometown: Chicago, Ill. Major: Physics Upon graduation from Saint Mary’s Tony Adducci did additional study in electrical engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and business...

Alumni in action — Mary Fossum Blair ’00

High school administrator, Captain–United States Marine Corps Hometown: Foley, Minn. Major: Writing and Publishing Prior to joining the United States Marine Corps, Blair was a high school administrator in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Prescott, Ariz. She currently serves as an...

Alumni in Action: Al Peters ’74

Executive director of Can Do Canines, assistance dogs advocate Hometown: Norridge, Ill. Major: Psychology Hailing from Norridge, Ill., Al Peters ’74 graduated from Saint Mary’s with a degree in psychology. Beginning in 1987, Peters dedicated his life to creating...

Alumni in Action: Thomas Kilbride, J.D. ’78

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois, lawyer, volunteer Hometown: Bradley, Ill. Major: Sociology/Human Services and Planning After graduating from Saint Mary’s with a double major in sociology and human services and planning, Thomas Kilbride ’78 attended...

Alumni in Action: Michael Johanns, J.D. ’71

Attorney, former mayor of Lincoln, Neb.; former governor for the State of Nebraska; former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, U.S. Senator for the state of Nebraska Hometown: Osage, Iowa Major: Communications Little did Michael Johanns know when he and his mother met with...

Alumni in Action — Amy Korkowski Oxentenko ’94

Medical doctor, researcher, mother Hometown: Winona, Minn. Major: Biology Upon her graduation from Saint Mary’s with a degree in biology, Amy Korkowski Oxentenko did her medical school training at University of North Dakota, where she graduated with honors. She then...
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