Our Alumnae

Connecting the Dots

A 1994 Alverno graduate, Linda Seebantz works at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico. It's a dream job for her and she credits Alverno for helping her recognize why she valued things in her world, which became a canvas on which she crafted her life.
As the first person in her family to earn a college degree, Linda Seebantz admits there were few role models for her on this regard. However, she recalls a conversation with her … Read More »

Inspired By Others

Alverno alumna Lidia Sobierajski '95 is the manager of Fundraising and Special Events with the American Diabetes Association (ADA). She embraces her role with ADA and smiles broadly when talking about the differences she is making. “I live off other people’s energy and stories. I’m inspired by others. I hope to turn that around and inspire others to give back to those in need.”
Lidia Sobierajski ’95 is not a woman who sits back and waits for things to happen. She has been turning her dreams into reality all her life. While double majoring in Piano … Read More »

Answering the Call to Serve

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any nonprofit, but before recruitment begins, there has to be visionaries who are committed to developing the endeavor and setting the wheels in motion. Read about four such visionaries, including the founder of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc., who were impassioned about a cause and willing to make a difference.
Running a nonprofit is about helping people take charge of their own lives, their education or their neighborhoods. It’s about using passion to enhance a community and then discovering the rewards. Not … Read More »