Alumni

5 Questions with Eddy Acevedo ’05 - Subcommittee Staff Director, Committee on Foreign Affairs, U. S. House of Representatives

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 2:00pm

Eddy Acevedo often says, “he moved from one Hill to another” when he graduated from Spring Hill College and accepted a position on Capitol Hill in 2005. The Miami, Fla., native credits SHC’s Alumni and Development office for assisting him with securing his first job in the Washington, D.C. office of Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Since then, Acevedo has worked his way up the political ladder and now serves as Ros-Lehtinen’s staff director for the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee and as her senior foreign policy advisor, overseeing all foreign affairs matters.

Matt D’Arrigo ’95 to speak at Spring Hill College commencement

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 10:00am

Matt D’Arrigo, founder and CEO of San Diego-based ARTS (A Reason to Survive), will be the keynote speaker at Spring Hill College’s commencement ceremony, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10 on the Avenue of the Oaks.

D’Arrigo is also the recipient of this year’s Ignatian Award, presented to an alumnus in recognition of community service in keeping with the ideals set forth by St. Ignatius Loyola. The Ignatian Award is the highest honor the College bestows upon its alumni. D’Arrigo will receive the award at commencement.

Chris Rader ’90 ~ IT Solutions

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 9:15am

Entrepreneur and information technology specialist Chris Rader ’90 attributes much of his career and business success to the liberal arts education he received at Spring Hill College.

Heather Houston ’01 ~ Home, History & The Hill

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:45pm

Attorney Heather Houston ’01 describes her reason for choosing Spring Hill College in four words: It felt like

Dr. Dan Perry '90 ~ Never Give Anything Less Than Your Best

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 12:30pm

“Never give anything less than your best” is the motto of Dr. Dan Perry ’90, who owns and operates Spring Hill Comprehensive Dentistry, a successful cosmetic and restorative dental practice.

Derek Wright ’94: New Horizons & Paying it Forward

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 3:45pm

Alumni Derek Wright ’94 attributes much of his success as an entrepreneur and business owner to the sense of community and strong leadership principles built during his time at Spring Hill College.

Wright, owner of New Horizons Computer Learning Center, was recruited to the Hill in 1992 from Ponca City, Okla., to play basketball for the Badgers. Once on campus, Wright says he found himself fascinated by the depth and breadth of learning that a Jesuit education offers students.

Becca Van Galder ‘13 Finding Pathways Out of Poverty

Wed, 10/09/2013 - 8:15am

Spring Hill alumna Rebecca “Becca” Van Galder ’13 is spending her first months as a college graduate helping people in Tucson, Ariz., find pathways out of poverty.

Emmett Duffy ’81 wins international award in marine biology

Thu, 11/10/2011 - 2:15pm

Emmett Duffy, who graduated with a B.S. in biology from Spring Hill College in 1981, was recently honored with the inaugural Kobe Award for his achievements in marine science.

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