Kendall Lecture Series featuring John Quiñones and “Everyday Heroes” Alumni Reception

As a graduate of Cardinal Stritch University, you are invited to a special evening featuring John Quiñones, Emmy Award-winning ABC News correspondent.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 24 
Keynote 7-8 p.m.; Alumni reception 8-9 p.m
Location: Main Campus; Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Quiñones will discuss the courage and bravery it takes to stand up for those around us. By chronicling such bravery, Quiñones captures America’s can-do spirit and shows that through the slightest good deed, within each of us harbors a hero.

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Veteran Milwaukee news anchor Kathy Mykleby will serve as emcee of the event. Mykleby, who currently serves as co-anchor of WISN 12 News at 6 and 10 p.m., has been a mainstay in Milwaukee broadcast journalism, having served as a news reporter since 1980.

A special “Everyday Heroes” alumni reception will be held following the keynote address in the second floor Bonaventure Hall atrium. At the reception, alumni will have the opportunity to honor retiring members of the Stritch faculty and staff.

Among those to be recognized and scheduled to be in attendance: 

  • William Dahlk
  • Paula Friedman
  • Catherine Kiaie
  • Mary Ann Mosley
  • David Oswald
  • Patricia Gilroy
  • Gwen Rivkin
  • Kris Hipp
  • Jeanne West
  • Walter Wochos

There is no cost for alumni (plus one guest) to attend this event. Space is limited - Kindly respond by Friday, Oct. 18 by clicking here.

Email or call (414) 410-4939 with questions or concerns.

About the Speaker

John Quiñones, a seven-time Emmy Award winner, is a co-anchor on ABC’s “Primetime” and the sole anchor of “What Would You Do?,” one of the highest rated newsmagazine series in recent years. During his tenure at ABC, Quiñones has also reported for “20/20” and published a book, “Heroes Among Us.” 

For more information on Quiñones, please visit

About the Kendall Lecture Series

The Kendall Lecture Series was established through the philanthropy of Nancy, ’87, and Lee, ’88, Kendall. Its purpose is to welcome speakers of national prominence to Cardinal Stritch University. The speakers are chosen based on their ability to encourage meaningful intellectual discussion among students and the broader Milwaukee community.

Learn more about this event and the series at