Alumni Association
Leadership Branch

Leadership Branch

The Leadership Branch of the Lourdes Alumni Association (LUAA) is an exciting way for Master of Organization Leadership (MOL) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) alumni to stay connected with each other and with Lourdes faculty and staff, as well as to network and meet other alumni from the program.

Mission Statement

The Leadership Branch of the Lourdes Alumni Association inspires leaders to continue to grow personally and professionally while contributing to Lourdes' mission and the community as a whole.


Jane Hankenhof Curry, '09 – Chair
Erin McPartland '11, '12 – Co-Chair
Jill Kopanis '07 – Secretary

Leadership Branch Meetings

Next Meeting
Thursday, February 27, 2014
5:45–6:15 p.m. – Pre-Lecture Networking Opportunity (FREE)
6:30–7:30 p.m. – TGIF Lecture Series
Featured: Dr. Patricia O'Connell
Topic: 21st Century Leadership: Developing Leaders to Meet New Challenges
Location: Franciscan Center Board Room

Upcoming Meetings
Thursday, March 27, 2014
5:30–7 p.m
Featured Speaker: Jill Kopanis
Location: TBA
Annual Meeting 30 minutes prior to event at 5 p.m.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
5:30–7 p.m.
Featured Speaker: Heather Calkins
Topic: Sharpen Perspectives
Location: TBA

Thursday, May 29, 2014
5:30–7 p.m.
Featured Speaker: Deb Olejownik
Topic: 3C'S=P (Confidence+Clarity+Credibility=Professionalism)
Location: TBA

Mix and mingle with fellow alums and meet the networking committee of the leadership Alums.

Connect with us!

Be sure to join the MOL LinkedIn Group – Lourdes Master of Organizational Leadership. If you’re not yet a LinkedIn member, visit

We are looking for representatives from each cohort.  Please consider joining this Branch. 


Pat O'Connell
ASI Room 272

Erin Hafner
Alumni Relations Officer


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