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Interview Of Fred J. Foley, Jr., Ph.D., Fred J. Foley Ph.D., Jeanmarie Turner May 2019

Interview Of Fred J. Foley, Jr., Ph.D., Fred J. Foley Ph.D., Jeanmarie Turner

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Dr. Fred Foley, Jr. was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in December of 1946. His parents were Fred Joseph Foley and Doris Nelson Foley. He moved to the Philadelphia area with his family when he was four years old. He is married, has three children and four grandchildren. He lived in Delaware County growing up. Dr. Foley attended St. Andrew's Grade School and Monsignor Bonner High School for Boys. He attended St. Joseph’s College as an undergrad majoring in Politics. He graduated with a B.A. in Politics in 1968. He attended Princeton University for his Master’s and ...


Interview Of Kevin J. Harty, Ph.D., Kevin J. Harty Ph.D., Meghan Skiles Apr 2019

Interview Of Kevin J. Harty, Ph.D., Kevin J. Harty Ph.D., Meghan Skiles

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Dr. Kevin J. Harty was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1948. He grew up in Brooklyn until his family moved to Chicago when he was about twelve years old. His father worked for the telephone company, which spurred the family’s move to Chicago, and his mother stayed home and cared for the family. Dr. Harty attended high school in the suburbs of Chicago, graduating when he was fifteen and a half years old. Between high school and college, he worked for a year in a department store, and briefly considered going into the fashion industry. He attended Marquette ...


Interview Of Michael J. Mcginniss, F.S.C, Ph.D., Michael J. Mcginniss F.S.C, Ryan F. Campbell Jul 2018

Interview Of Michael J. Mcginniss, F.S.C, Ph.D., Michael J. Mcginniss F.S.C, Ryan F. Campbell

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Michael McGinniss was born on November 11, 1947. His parents were Dr. Thomas McGinniss and Helen Catherine McGinniss. He attended St. Helena’s Church Parish School and La Salle High School. Brother Mike joined the De La Salle Christian Brothers in 1965. In 1970 he graduated from then La Salle College with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. Brother Mike taught at South Hills Catholic High School located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania from 1970 to 1974. He completed his graduate work at Notre Dame during the years of 1974 – 1979, where he was student and an adjunct professor. He then taught ...


Interview Of Edward Koronkiewicz, F.S.C., Edward Koronkiewicz Fsc, John J. Behan Apr 2017

Interview Of Edward Koronkiewicz, F.S.C., Edward Koronkiewicz Fsc, John J. Behan

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Edward Koronkiewicz was born in 1954 in Southwest Philadelphia, PA. He lived in St. Mary of Czestochowa Parish where he also attended elementary school. He graduated from West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys in 1972. After a year as an Aspirant, he joined the Christian Brothers and received his habit in July 1973. He graduated from La Salle College with a B.A. in Secondary Education/Social Studies in 1976 and later earned a Master’s in Educational Administration at Villanova University. He has taught Social Studies at Bishop Walsh High School in Cumberland, MD, Archbishop Carroll High School ...


Interview Of Stuart Leibiger, Ph.D., Stuart E. Leibiger Ph.D., Gina L. Bixler Apr 2015

Interview Of Stuart Leibiger, Ph.D., Stuart E. Leibiger Ph.D., Gina L. Bixler

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Stuart Eric Leibiger, Ph.D. was born in 1965 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, the youngest of four children. He spent all of his life along the northeastern seaboard of the United States. He was raised in Connecticut and graduated from the University of Virginia and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before settling in the Delaware Valley. He joined the La Salle University history department in 1997 after working at Princeton University for a time. Shortly after being hired as assistant professor or history at La Salle, Dr. Leibiger adapted his dissertation into his first book Founding ...


Interview Of Margot Soven, Ph.D., Margot Soven Ph.D., Rebecca Goldman Apr 2015

Interview Of Margot Soven, Ph.D., Margot Soven Ph.D., Rebecca Goldman

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Dr. Margot Iris Soven was born in the early 1940s on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. She spent her early life in New York City, attending public schools in Manhattan and Brooklyn. She received her bachelor’s in English from Brooklyn College. After college, she married her husband, Paul, and moved with him to Chicago, where she taught at a high school while earning her master’s in English at DePaul University. She enrolled in an English literature PhD program at Rutgers while living in New Jersey and completed a PhD in rhetoric at the University of Pennsylvania after ...


Interview Of Margaret Mary Markmann, Ph.D., Margaret Mary Markmann Ph.D, Alexander P. Rowan Apr 2015

Interview Of Margaret Mary Markmann, Ph.D., Margaret Mary Markmann Ph.D, Alexander P. Rowan

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Dr. Markmann was born in 1948 at the Anderson Hospital in Center City, Philadelphia. She was the fourth of eleven children born into a household of her mother, her father and her grandparents. She grew up in Philadelphia and has lived in the area for her entire life only leaving once after she completed nursing school. During her childhood her extended family lived nearby, her grandmother lived down the street and her Aunt and Uncle lived in the opposite direction. Her father was the direct descendent of Irish immigrants who settled in South West Philadelphia and lived in Southwest Philadelphia ...


Interview Of Margaret Mccoey, M.S., Margaret M. Mccoey, Matthew Riffe Apr 2015

Interview Of Margaret Mccoey, M.S., Margaret M. Mccoey, Matthew Riffe

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Margaret “Peggy” McCoey is the Director of Graduate Programs in Computer Information Science, Information Technology, and Economic Crime Forensics at La Salle University. Born in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia in 1957, Peggy grew up in St. Martin of Tours parish attending their grade school before going to Little Flower High School. After graduation in 1975, Peggy entered La Salle University an undergraduate where she received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Peggy received a master’s degree from Villanova in 1984. Beginning in 1982, Peggy McCoey has taught at La Salle University in some capacity. Throughout the ...


Interview Of George B. Stow, Ph.D., George B. Stow Ph.D., Ashley Maurer Apr 2015

Interview Of George B. Stow, Ph.D., George B. Stow Ph.D., Ashley Maurer

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Dr. George B. Stow is the initial and continuing Graduate History Program Director at La Salle University since its inception in 2004. Dr. Stow received his B.A. in Classics from Lehigh University, his M.A. in History from The University of Southern California and his Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois in 1972. Dr. Stow specializes in English medieval history and his doctoral dissertation Historia Vitae et Regni Ricardi Secundi: A Critical Edition is dedicated to King Richard II of England. In recent years, Dr. Stow has presented papers at the International Congress on Medieval Studies ...


Interview Of John J. Mcgoldrick, F.S.C., Ph.D., John J. Mcgoldrick F.S.C., Ph.D., Christine M. Thieme Apr 2013

Interview Of John J. Mcgoldrick, F.S.C., Ph.D., John J. Mcgoldrick F.S.C., Ph.D., Christine M. Thieme

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Brother John Joseph McGoldrick (b. 1948), grew up in Southwest Philadelphia with his parents and older brother. Attending Most Blessed Sacrament School and later West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys, Brother John was part of a strong Catholic community. It was here at West Philadelphia Catholic High School, where Brother John was introduced to the Christian Brotherhood. It was at this time that he realized that the life of service with the Brotherhood was the type of life he’d like to lead. At the age of fifteen, Brother John attended the junior novitiate and after graduating high school ...


Interview Of Michael R. Dillon, Ph.D., J.D., Michael R. Dillon, Ph.D., J.D., John A. Prendergast Apr 2013

Interview Of Michael R. Dillon, Ph.D., J.D., Michael R. Dillon, Ph.D., J.D., John A. Prendergast

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Born in 1942, Dr. Michael Richard Dillon is a Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at La Salle University in Philadelphia. He grew up in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb just outside of Chicago, where he spent many years before opting to attend the University of Notre Dame for his undergraduate and, later, his graduate and doctoral degrees. Dr. Dillon first came to La Salle in 1968, where he spent 17 years as a member of the Political Science Department under the Chair at the time, Robert Courtney. After obtaining a J.D. from Temple University, Dr. Dillon left ...


Interview Of Dominic Galante, Dominic Galante, Lewis T. Mladjen Apr 2013

Interview Of Dominic Galante, Dominic Galante, Lewis T. Mladjen

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Mr. Dominic Galante was born in 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The youngest of three children and a first-generation Italian-American, the majority of his life, both professional and private, was spent in Philadelphia. As a child Mr. Galante was raised in a devout Catholic home and attended Catholic grade school in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. Upon graduating from Northeast Catholic High School in 1962 he planned on joining the workforce, as attending college was not financially possible. In the fall of 1962, with the help of his high school typing teacher, he was interviewed and hired at LaSalle College ...


Interview Of John Mccloskey By John Fallon, John Mccloskey, John Fallon Apr 2011

Interview Of John Mccloskey By John Fallon, John Mccloskey, John Fallon

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John McCloskey was born in 1920 in Philadelphia’s Olney section. Born into a working-class Irish Catholic family, McCloskey moved to Cornwell Heights, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County, in 1924. He graduated from Northeast Catholic High School in 1938. He held several jobs before settling in at Crown Cork & Seal’s seamless can manufacturing plant located at I Street and Erie Avenue in Philadelphia’s Kensington section. He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942. He was selected to instruct future pilots in the operation of B-17 Bombers. He attained the rank of First Lieutenant. Following his time in ...


Interview Of John S. Baky, John Baky, Maura Doyle Jan 2009

Interview Of John S. Baky, John Baky, Maura Doyle

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John Baky was born in 1947 in Trenton, New Jersey. He attended grade school in Trenton. He attended high school in Flemington, New Jersey at Central High School. He would do his undergraduate work at Gettysburg College. He received a degree in Library Science from Columbia University and a Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Wesleyan University. He did Doctoral work at Bryn Mawr College. He served in the United States Army from 1969-1971. He served in Vietnam from 1970-1971. He worked at Yale University editing 18th century British Newspapers for the library. In 1980 he came to ...


Interview Of John J. Rooney, Ph.D., John J. Rooney Phd, Lauren Woodring Jan 2009

Interview Of John J. Rooney, Ph.D., John J. Rooney Phd, Lauren Woodring

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Dr. John J. Rooney was born in 1923 to a working class family in South Philadelphia. He went to primarily Catholic schools and during his childhood, witnessed three World Series from his house. He started attending La Salle University in 1940, majoring in chemistry. During World War II, he left school to join the Navy as a flight instructor. He came back to La Salle and graduated in 1946. From there, he went to Temple University to get a master’s and then Ph.D. in psychology. During this time, he simultaneously went to school, taught first chemistry and then ...


Interview Of Marc A. Moreau, Ph.D., Marc A. Moreau Ph.D., Elizabeth Wagner Jan 2008

Interview Of Marc A. Moreau, Ph.D., Marc A. Moreau Ph.D., Elizabeth Wagner

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Marc Moreau was born in 1948 in Lewiston, Maine. His family is French Canadian, and the part of town where he grew up was a pocket for French-speaking people. It was referred to as a "Petit-Canada." Lewiston's economy centered on textile mills. All of his grandparents and both of his parents worked in the mills during their lives. His mother later became a nurse during World War II, and his father served in the army during that time but later returned to the mills. Moreau has a younger sister and brother. He delivered French newspapers as a boy and ...


Interview Of Bernhardt Blumenthal, Ph.D., Bernhardt Blumenthal Ph.D., Derek Casey Apr 2007

Interview Of Bernhardt Blumenthal, Ph.D., Bernhardt Blumenthal Ph.D., Derek Casey

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Dr. Bernhardt Blumenthal (d. 2012, age 75) was a La Salle graduate of the class of 1955 where he majored in German. After graduating from La Salle he earned his master's in German from Northwestern University, earned a Fulbright scholarship to study in Germany for a year and returned to begin his doctorate in German Literature at Princeton University. Upon graduation from Princeton in 1963 he was hired by La Salle to begin his career as a professor of German language and literature. In 1969 he became the Director of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and held ...


Interview Of Gloria Donnelly, Ph.D., R.N., Faan, Gloria Donnelly, Melissa Pompeo Apr 2007

Interview Of Gloria Donnelly, Ph.D., R.N., Faan, Gloria Donnelly, Melissa Pompeo

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Dr. Donnelly was not only the founding dean of the La Salle University School of Nursing, but was also the director of the nursing program before it became its own School. She participated in the feasibility studies involved with its inception and helped design the original curriculum. The interview was conducted in her office in the Bellet Building of Drexel University, where the College of Nursing and Health Sciences is headquartered.


Interview Of Zane Wolf, Ph.D., R.N., Faan, Zane Wolf, Melissa Pompeo Mar 2007

Interview Of Zane Wolf, Ph.D., R.N., Faan, Zane Wolf, Melissa Pompeo

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Dr. Wolf has been a faculty member in the nursing department (now the School of Nursing and Health Sciences) since its inception in 1980, when it was still a division of the School of Arts and Sciences. She was the first full-time faculty hired for the new department and worked under the leadership of Dr. Gloria Donnelly. At the time of the interview, she was Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. The interview was conducted in her office in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences main offices on the Mezzanine Level of Wister Hall.


Interview Of Arthur Bangs, F.S.C., Ph.D., Arthur Bangs F.S.C., Ph.D., Caitlin Haug Jan 2007

Interview Of Arthur Bangs, F.S.C., Ph.D., Arthur Bangs F.S.C., Ph.D., Caitlin Haug

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This Interview was conducted in order to collect the oral history of Brother Arthur Bangs and his time spent as Brother of La Salle, which includes his time outside and within the campus of La Salle University. This interview was conducted in Brother Bangs' office in Olney Hall on the second floor at La Salle University. Brother Bangs was born in Philadelphia, where he went to West Catholic High School. He then furthered his education by joining the Brothers of La Salle upon graduation and entered as a student at La Salle College. After graduating from La Salle, Brother went ...


Interview Of Daniel Burke F.S.C., Ph.D., Daniel Burke F.S.C., Ph.D., Christopher A. Thompson Jan 2007

Interview Of Daniel Burke F.S.C., Ph.D., Daniel Burke F.S.C., Ph.D., Christopher A. Thompson

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Interview with Brother Daniel Burke FSC. Born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1926, Brother Daniel, an Irish-American, went to an all Italian grade school where he emerged as an art student and class valedictorian. His father fought in World War I and survived. After the war, Brother Daniel’s father, also Daniel Burke, was a automobile sales and repair man, then worked on the staff of the Registrar of Wills, Allegheny County, PA. His mother worked at the newspaper, the Pittsburgh Press during the depression. Brother Daniel went to high school at La Salle Hall in Ammendale Maryland, and College at ...


Interview Of Jenna Darcy, Jenna Darcy, Kevin Brightbill Jan 2007

Interview Of Jenna Darcy, Jenna Darcy, Kevin Brightbill

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This is one of a set of interviews of three assistant coaches of La Salle's track and field team. The interviewer, Kevin Brightbill, was a student athlete and freshman in the Honors Program when he conducted the interviews as a class assignment for Honors 122. According to Brightbill, "these three coaches, closer in age and mentality to the students they instruct and aid than to the majority of La Salle faculty, help to mentor current athletes while simultaneously modeling the benefits, both physical and mental, of dedicatedly graduating college as a track and field athlete. Jenna Darcy, Bryan Skelly ...


Interview Of Arthur Grover, Arthur Grover, Joseph M. Curley Jan 2007

Interview Of Arthur Grover, Arthur Grover, Joseph M. Curley

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At the time of the interview in 2007, Mr. Arthur Grover was the Director of Security and Safety at La Salle University. He was appointed to this position in November of 2004. Since the interview his role and the work of his department has evolved. In 2013 he was Assistant Vice President of Security and Safety. Mr. Grover is a graduate of La Salle University, class of 1977, majoring in Criminal Justice. Following his graduation from La Salle, he joined the Philadelphia Police Department where he served for over 20 years. Mr. Grover held a number of positions as he ...


Interview Of Charles Gresh, F.S.C., Charles Gresh, Matthew Smalarz Jan 2006

Interview Of Charles Gresh, F.S.C., Charles Gresh, Matthew Smalarz

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Br. Charles Gresh has served La Salle as a faculty member in the English Department, Director of the Annual Fund, Director of Housing and Dean of Students. He was president of St. John's College, a preparatory school in Washington, DC, for nine years.


Interview Of Edward A. Turzanski, M.A., Edward A. Turzanski, Steven Gilligan Jan 2006

Interview Of Edward A. Turzanski, M.A., Edward A. Turzanski, Steven Gilligan

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From the La Salle University website (12/5/2013):

Edward Turzanski is a political and national security analyst who has held a number of posts with the federal government, and can authoritatively comment on the following areas: International Relations; U. S. Foreign and Defense Policy; Intelligence and Counterintelligence: Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Domestic and Foreign policy issues related to the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union; Congress and the American Presidency; Media-Political process and relations. In addition to his classroom work, Turzanski is also La Salle University's Assistant Vice President for Government and Community Relations. In that ...


Interview Of Gerald Fitzgerald, F.S.C., M.A., M.B.A., Gerald Fitzgerald, Jeffrey Dewald Jan 2006

Interview Of Gerald Fitzgerald, F.S.C., M.A., M.B.A., Gerald Fitzgerald, Jeffrey Dewald

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Br. Fitzgerald became a Christian Brother in 1965, graduated from La Salle College in 1970 with a degree in accounting and became a high school teacher. He returned to La Salle for his MBA in 1978-81. He served as Director of Admissions at La Salle.

From the La Salle University website (12/2/2013):

Accounting Professor Brother Gerald Fitzgerald, F.S.C., received his B.S. in Accounting from La Salle University, a M.A. in Psychology from Villanova University, and a MBA from La Salle University. He serves on the Board of Trustees and on the Finance Committee for ...


Interview Of George Stow, Ph.D., George Stow, Heather Mcgovern Jan 2006

Interview Of George Stow, Ph.D., George Stow, Heather Mcgovern

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At the time of the interview, George Stow was Professor of History and Director of the History Graduate Program at La Salle University. He received his Ph.D. in 1972 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Classical and Medieval History and immediately began a tenure-track position at La Salle College.


Interview Of Francis J. Ryan, Ed. D., Francis J. Ryan Ed. D., Vincent Wisniewski Jan 2006

Interview Of Francis J. Ryan, Ed. D., Francis J. Ryan Ed. D., Vincent Wisniewski

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At the time of the interview, Francis J. Ryan was Director of American Studies and Professor of History at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He was born in 1947 and grew up in Harrogate neighborhood between the Frankford and Kensington areas of Philadelphia. He attended St. Joan of Arc elementary school, North[east] Catholic High School, and graduated from La Salle College in 1969 with a B. A. in English. He taught English, History, and American Studies at Northeast Catholic High School from 1969 until 1987. He earned his doctorate in Education at Temple University in ...