Alumni

  • Dimensional Duhawks

    Dimensional Duhawks

    In the heart of Dubuque, a historic building found new life as Dimensional Brewing Company, a vision brought to life with the help of Jeff (’88) and Melinda (Horsfield) Burds (’88). More

  • Community On & Off the Court

    Community On & Off the Court

    Growing up in Bellevue and attending Bellevue Marquette High School, Isaac Sturm's ('17) affinity for the small-town, tight-knit community has shaped his life. More

  • Duhawk Difference Maker

    Duhawk Difference Maker

    Breanna Oxley (’13) is dedicated to making a positive impact wherever life takes her. Diving right into life as a Duhawk during her first year on campus, she made her presence known in and out of the classroom. More

  • Ultimate Duhawk Companion

    Ultimate Duhawk Companion

    Like other Duhawks, Loras checked all the boxes for 2014 graduate Teresa (Gwardys) Gray, it quickly became her home away from home. With the motto “Duhawks Supporting Duhawks” and faith at the forefront of all she does, the Young Alumni Advisory Board is excited to name her our December 2023 Duhawk Dozen recipient. More

  • Paramount Duhawk

    Paramount Duhawk

    Andy is a lifelong, active learner who continues to give back to not only Loras and the local Dubuque area but the EMS industry as a whole. All this and more makes him our November Duhawk Dozen. More

  • An English Legacy

    An English Legacy

    In 1986, Marcy Jessen (later Marcy Horst) graduated from Loras College with a degree in English: writing and history. Turn the clock ahead a generation, and three of her daughters—Clare (’11), Megan (’14), and Emma (’16), likewise studied English at Loras College. Hear their Loras English story. More

  • Leading by Faith

    Leading by Faith

    2013 graduate, Daniel Thole, sought a Catholic education, a strong community, and a robust math program when choosing his college. His search led him to Loras and those three factors continue to shape his life as an education leader a decade after graduating from Loras, earning him the title of our October Duhawk Dozen. More

  • Friends Return With the Next Generation

    Friends Return With the Next Generation

    When COVID spread across the globe, Mark Wojtowicz (’99), was already feeling the crush of the corporate grind in Chicago… More

  • Welu Recognized as a Top CFO for 2023

    Welu Recognized as a Top CFO for 2023

    Todd Welu (’86) has been named as one of the Top 25 CFOs of Illinois for 2023 according to Finance… More

  • Andrew Ryan (‘99) Wins Journalism Award

    Andrew Ryan (‘99) Wins Journalism Award

    by Professor of English, Kevin Koch (’81) PhD An investigative reporter for The Boston Globe, Andrew Fyan (’99) has been… More

  • Home Sweet Loras

    Home Sweet Loras

    Five years ago, Ali (Reeg) Burgmeier (’18) was just starting life after Loras and maneuvering through a new career. Pushing herself out of her comfort zone as a student helped lay the groundwork for success after graduation. Being uncomfortable in the workplace and her personal life doesn’t make her afraid, but rather, she sees it… More

  • Mund Helping Put Stories Into Space

    Mund Helping Put Stories Into Space

    Beth Mund (’96) has launched a new project that is literally out of this world. The Loras alumna’s STORIES of Space project has sent 300 submitted stories to the International Space Station. More