John Quiñones, Emmy Award-winning ABC News correspondent,
will visit Stritch for two speaking engagements on Oct. 24 -25.
The 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
recently published a book, “Heroes Among Us.”
On Thursday, Oct. 24, the Kendall Lecture
Series will present “Heroes Among Us: Creating a Caring Community.” During this
event, which will be held at 7 p.m. in the 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, each one of us harbors a hero
within. There is no better example of that heroism than the actions of
countless bystanders and spectators at the Boston marathon a few months ago,
who sprang into action and came to the rescue of victims of that horrific
Along with shining
a light on that heroism, Quiñones will share his touching
personal narrative of his rise from humble roots as the son of a laborer and a
house cleaner to his life as a network anchor. With his stories of selflessness,
strength and bravery, he offers inspiration, ultimately challenging each of us
to learn from the great deeds of our neighbors and, in turn, to follow in that
same heroic spirit- ordinary people who make
Veteran Milwaukee news anchor Kathy Mykleby will serve as emcee of the Oct. 24 Kendall Lecture Series event featuring ABC News correspondent John Quiñones.
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. Her news reports have taken her around the world, covering the return of Iran hostage Kevin Hermening, the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, the massive food drops in Somalia and American efforts to rebuild hospitals in Afghanistan
Admission to the Kendall Lecture Series is free; however, space is limited. Kindly respond by Friday, Oct. 18 by clicking here.
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. Alumni can RSVP for the event and reception by clicking here.
For more information
on Quiñones, please visit www.apbspeakers.com.
On Friday, Oct. 25,
Quiñones will speak at the Saint
Clare Center for Catholic Life’s Forums on Faith and Work. His presentation, “What
Would You Do? Integrity in the Workplace,” will be held at the Italian
Community Center from 7:15 -9 a.m.
In his second speaking engagement of the
week, Quiñones will share his powerful story and lessons learned about
human behavior, tendencies for good, and changing ethics in the workplace. His
book, “Heroes Among Us” will be available to purchase.
The registration fee for this event is $25 per person or
$200 per table (8 -10 place settings). Registration includes a plated
For additional information or to register online, visit www.stritch.edu/faithandwork .
On Oct. 25, Quiñones will also hold a town hall style Q&A with 200 First Year Experience students at Stritch. Students will receive additional information from their advisers and instructors.