11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Check in at the Volunteer Summit registration desk to receive your session assignments and itinerary.
Alumni Memorial Union, Lynch Lounge (3rd Floor), 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Parking is available in the 16th Street Parking Structure located at 749 N. 16th St. or the Wells Street Parking Structure located at 1240 W. Wells St. Volunteer Summit registrants may request a chaser ticket to validate their parking at the Volunteer Summit registration desk. Please note that campus parking is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

12:00 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom  (Section A/B)
Owen Sullivan, Arts '79, Chair of the Marquette University Board of Trustees

12:15 p.m.
Lunch and Conversation with Marquette Student-Athletes
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom (Section A/B)
Hear from a panel of senior student-athletes as they reflect on their Marquette experience on and off the court.

Rev. Andrew Thon, S.J., Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor

Introduction by Bill Scholl, Vice President and Director of Athletics
Moderated by Mike Broeker, Deputy Athletics Director

  • Sacar Anim, Graduate student and Marquette Men’s Basketball player
  • Altia Anderson, Arts student and Marquette Women’s Basketball player
  • Jayce Johnson, Graduate student and Marquette Men’s Basketball player
  • Isabelle Spingola, Business student and Marquette Women’s Basketball Player

1:30 p.m.
Keynote Presentations from and Dialogue with University Leaders
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom (Section E)

  • Dr. Michael R. Lovell, President
  • Owen Sullivan, Arts ’79, Chair of the Marquette University Board of Trustees
  • Tim McMahon, Vice President for University Advancement

3:30 p.m.
Volunteer Table Discussions
Mary Alice Tierney Dunn, Sp '72, Chair of Marquette University Women's Council

3:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
Alumni Memorial Union (various locations)

Leave Your Marq: Building a Culture of Philanthropy through Enhanced Digital Strategy

Learn how enhancing digital engagement is helping Marquette build a culture of philanthropy among alumni.

    Presenter: Taylor Schult, Senior Engagement Director and Lexie Bradley, Assistant Engagement Director, Young Alumni Leadership Council 

Marquette Admissions: Shaping the Next Generation

Learn how you can support Marquette's admissions efforts in your area by connecting with prospective students, attending college fairs, and facilitating outreach to admitted students and families.

    Presenter: Brian Troyer, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Marquette Story Sharing: Tips and Techniques

Learn how you can amplify the great news happening at Marquette by sharing with your friends, family and others. We’ll walk through helpful messages and openings you can use, and share where you can find recent stories.

Presenter: Nicole Singer, Senior Director, Advancement and Campaign Communications

4:45 p.m. 
Volunteer Summit Cocktail Reception
Alumni Memorial Union, Lynch Lounge 
Connect with fellow volunteers while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before dinner.

5:30 p.m.
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Pedro Arrupe Award Ceremony
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom (Section A/B)

Join us for a special evening of volunteer appreciation, featuring remarks from Rachel Beilfuss, Health Sciences student, the recipient of the Pedro Arrupe Award.The Pedro Arrupe Award honors an outstanding junior who has shown exemplary service to Marquette and beyond. Nominees and recipients have provided significant leadership in community service and have been advocates for those in need.

Rachel Beilfuss, a senior in the College of Health Sciences, exemplifies the spirit of Pedro Arrupe, S.J., by consistently immersing herself in the neighborhood surrounding Marquette. Over the past two years, she has spent hours serving with StreetLife Communities, providing meals, toiletries, food and fellowship to people in the Milwaukee homeless community.

In addition to her dedicated service with StreetLife Communities, Rachel also serves as a eucharistic minister at Gesu Church, a volunteer with Midnight Run, an executive board member for the Backpack Program, works as a training coach at Marquette University High School and as an ambassador for the College of Health Sciences. She has made service trips to New Orleans with MARDI GRAS and is also on the executive board of Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor society.


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SATURDAY, FEB. 29 (Senior Day)

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Lessons from a Saint: The Contemporary applications of St. Ignatius of Loyola in the 21st century
Alumni Memorial Union, Room 157
Join us for a discussion about the life of St. Ignatius and how his spiritual and vocational journey still provide the dynamic footprints and landmarks for the Marquette community today! Our conversation will close with a communal Examen of Consciousness, the “most important prayer” that Ignatius asked the Jesuits to pray each day. All are welcome!

12:00 p.m.
Volunteer Summit Pregame Reception*
Good City Brewing - Downtown, 333 W. Juneau Ave., Milwaukee
Network with fellow volunteer leaders before the Marquette Men’s Basketball Senior Day game against Seton Hall. Guests welcome. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be provided; cash bar available.

1:30 p.m.
Senior Day: Marquette Men’s Basketball vs. Seton Hall*++
Fiserv Forum, 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee
Cheer on the Marquette Men’s Basketball team as they take on the Seton Hall Pirates.
Volunteer Summit participants will receive an exclusive offer to purchase tickets for the game upon registering for the Summit. Please be advised that tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each volunteer may purchase a maximum of four tickets.

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* Guests are welcome.
++Ticket(s) required.

Volunteer Summit 2020


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