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Three Chaminade Community Members Recognized for Good Works and Marianist Ways

February 14, 2013 · No Comments · Campus News, News & Press Releases, Notables

–VENUS ITURALDE, BRO. JEROME BOMMER, SM, AND DOMINIQUE BOCANEGRA HONORED–

Awardees, front left to right, Dominique Bocanegra, Bro. Jerome Bommer, SM and Venus Ituralde; Back row, Bro. Bernard Ploeger, SM, (president) and Rev. George and Fr. George J. Cerniglia, SM (rector)

Chaminade University honored three extraordinary people whose good works have not gone unnoticed on February 11, in a special service at Mystical Rose Oratory. This year, Chaminade recognized:

  • Venus Ituralde, director of Residential Life, who received the Chaminade Award, which honors a faculty member who demonstrates a continuous commitment to Marianist values in education by promoting the dignity and rights of all people and accepting others with love and respect.
  • Bro. Jerry Bommer, SM, Chaminade’s rector emeritus, who received the Marianist Award, which honors a staff member who exhibits a continuous and extraordinary commitment to the Marianist value of family spirit by living the Marianist traits of openness, hospitality, graciousness and faith in a loving God.
  • Dominique Bocanegra, a senior at Chaminade, who received the Founder’s Award, which honors a member of the Chaminade student body whose generosity, respect for others and spirit of faith serve to exhibit a continuous commitment to Marianist values and who is an exemplary role model for the Chaminade community. 

Educating students for life, service and successful careers, Chaminade University is a Catholic/ Marianist university offering programs of study grounded in the liberal arts with day, evening, online and accelerated courses. A Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander serving institution, Chaminade is located at 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 9681, which is its main campus. It also has nine satellite locations around Oahu. Chaminade University is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and looks forward to increased opportunities to promote environmental sustainability. For more information, visit the Chaminade Web site at www.chaminade.edu or call (808) 735-4711.  ###

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   Media Contact: Kapono Ryan
HONOLULU—February 14, 2013         Kryan@chaminade.edu       Office (808) 735-4797
MORE ON EACH  OF  THE  INDIVIDUAL CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY FOUNDERS AWARD RECIPIENTS TO COME.

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