Reflections

This Better Be Good

After 37 years at Alverno, Tim Riordan, retired professor of Philosophy, reflects on his time at the College and the tough audiences that prompt everyone - faculty, students, staff - to do their very best.
How do I begin to write about 37 years at Alverno College? As my colleagues and students know, I often use a story to make a point or, more likely, to raise … Read More »

In Good Hands

Sister Kathleen O'Brien reflects on keeping the best of the School Sister of St. Francis heritage.
As a much younger School Sister of St. Francis (SSSF), I was appointed to teach in Nebraska at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School. It was a rural, 250-student school at … Read More »