Loyola University Chicago

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership


Sister Carolyn Farrell, BVM

2017 Baum Lecture

Climate Justice: The Struggle for Our Common Home

Mary Robinson is president of the Mary Robinson Foundation: Climate Justice, and the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate. She was the first female President of Ireland from 1990-1997, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997-2002, and is now a member of The Elders and the Club of Madrid. She is also a member of the Lead Group of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement.

In 2009, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama, and between March 2013 and August 2014 she served as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM

Gannon Scholars

Students and an alumna discuss the legacy of Mundelein College and what it means to be a Gannon Scholar.

Ann Ida Gannon, BVM

2015 Baum Lecture

Remembering Selma: The Unfinished Journey by Adrienne Y. Bailey, PhD

2014 Baum Lecture

An alumna of Mundelein College, Professor Judith Mayotte is an expert on issues concerning refugees and civilian displacement. She asks us all to consider: Are we willing to change how we treat the Earth so that people won't be forced to flee their homes because of chaotic climate change?

Mundelein College Class of 1965 Reunion 2015