Oct. 9 declared Cardinal Stritch University Day

Saturday, October 6, 2012 10:55:00 PM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett have declared that Oct. 9, 2012 is "Cardinal Stritch University Day" in the state of Wisconsin and the city of Milwaukee.

Both proclamations lift up the 75th anniversary of the University as an occasion for celebration, and commend the University for being "committed to the education of men and women of diverse backgrounds, and them to earn a living and lead purposeful and fulfilling lives."

State Sen. Alberta Darling, representing Gov. Walker, and Mayor Barrett will officially present the proclamations to Stritch President Dr. James Loftus during Tuesday evening's Stritch Showcase, a fundraising event to honor, support and celebrate Cardinal Stritch University’s 75th anniversary. Event chairs Anita and Al Costigan and Martha and Mark Flaherty will welcome community members and friends of the University. The event will include a reception, silent auction, dinner and program.

Tim Sheehy, president of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, will be honored with the University’s Community Builder Award for his significant and ongoing work in support of education in Milwaukee.