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Therese Mackin, BVM Announces Retirement

posted on April 25, 2007

She has been many things to many people. A faculty member, dean of students, director of development, vice president for institutional advancement and executive vice president, Therese Mackin, BVM has touched countless lives during her time at Clarke College. At the end of May, after 48 years of service to the College, Therese will retire from Clarke College.

A celebration honoring Therese will be held at Clarke on May 10 from 5:30-8 p.m. in the College's Wahlert Atrium. To RSVP for the reception, click here.

“Therese has given much to Clarke College and we are grateful for her years of dedicated service,” said Clarke President Joanne M. Burrows, SC, Ph.D. “Some of us think Therese bleeds blue and gold. She will be greatly missed.”

Starting with her arrival as a freshman in 1946, Therese Mackin, BVM has over six decades of memories of Clarke College. In 1950, she graduated with bachelor’s degree in sociology. She began her professional service at Clarke as a faculty member in 1959, and since then has been a constant presence on campus and in the lives of our faculty, staff, students and alumni.

She has requested that those wishing to make gifts in her honor designate them to the College’s Mackin-Mailander Lecture Series. To make a gift, contact the Clarke College Institutional Advancement Office at (563)588-6405.

For more information, contact the Clarke College Public Relations Office at (563)588-6318.

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