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Notable Alumnae

  • Stephanie Spisak '08 (MA - Art Therapy) works with GRACE Nanana, standing for Girls’ Rights Attention Care and Education, a school and rescue shelter for young Massai girls rescued from abuse, female circumcision and early marriage.

  • Karen Agnich ’88 (BA – Health Services) president and owner of AdvoCare Inc.

  • Michelle Tarsitano Amato ’91 (MA – Art Therapy) art therapist founded the Art and Writing Contest for the Association of Ohio Philanthropic Homes, Housing and Services for the Aging

  • Marcia Backiel Barber ’71 (BA – Natural Sciences) CEO of the Girl Scouts Council of Eastern Missouri

  • JoAnn Barrett ’78 (BSN) manager of emergency room at Hillcrest Hospital. Honored as one of Plain Dealer’s “Best of the Best” nurses in Northeast Ohio

  • Mary Brigid Barrett ’77 (BA – Studio Art) writer and illustrator of several children’s books. Instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design

  • Christi Beeler ’04 (BA – Business Management) director of customer service and owner of Curves for Women in Kent, OH

  • Paula Jo Boykin ’95 (BA – Interior Design) former president of Spectrum Design Services

  • Judy Stueckler Bulcroft ’78 (BSN) owner of Bee Hive Skin Therapies

  • Carrie Bursick ’98 (MA – Art Therapy) adult therapeutic coordinator for the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
  • Madeline Cain '73 (BA - English) the first woman mayor of Lakewood, OH.  She aslo served as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives.

  • Mosetta Penick Phillips-Cermak ’79 (BA – Social Sciences) published children’s author, “The Wishing Flower” and “The Magic of Laven-Rock"

  • Rebekah Chilcote ’07 (MA – Art Therapy) humanitarian travelling to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe to work with children

  • Barbara Chira ’03 (BA- Studio Art) visiting instructor at the Cleveland Institute of Art

  • Maureen Crider-Wallace ’02, MA ’05 (BA – Business Management; MA – Management) deputy director of Senior and Adult Services for Cuyahoga County

  • Diane Diaber ’89 (BSN) – coordinator of forensic nursing services at Hillcrest Hospital. Founded SART – the Sexual Assault Response Team in Cleveland

  • Ronald Dziedzicki ’81 (BSN) senior VP and GM of operation for University Hospital Case Medical Center

  • Twyla Garrett ’93 (BA – Accounting) president and CEO of Garrett Entertainment Inc.
  • Eva Susjnar Hendricks '94 (BA - English) Senior Brand Planner at Wyse Advertising Inc.

  • Jeanne Torrence Hauer ’72 (AA – Retail Merchandising) chief marketing officer for AdvoCare Group. Author of “Millionaire Women”

  • Bob Hunt ’00 (MA – Educational Administration) Superintendent of Chagrin Falls Exempted School District

  • Lisa Into ’06 (BA – Psychology) life coach and owner of Life Leadership Alliance

  • Jacqualine Kasprowski ’93 (MA – Educational Administration) principal at cardinal Newman School in South Carolina. She was the co-recipient of the first Ursuline Distinguished Alumnae Educator Award

  • Joanne Lacsko Masino ’68 (BA – Home Economics) dubbed “The Entertainer” by the Brunswick Beacon, she was named one of the Medina County’s Ten Most Interesting People. Joanne entertains at various functions with her life size dolls
  • Suzanne Smith Nigro '79, J.D.(BA - Social Sciences) was inducted into the Future Heights Innovator's Circle for her work in the 1970's to ensure that Cleveland Hts, would become a diverse, integrated and vibrant community.

  • Victoria Malone-Marion ’02 (BA – Social Work) manager of admissions and diagnostic services for the Hitchcock Center for Women

  • Maureen Avolio Matthews ’88 (BA – Interior Design) owner of Beehive, LLC., interior design company

  • Theresa Miller ’95 (BA – Business Management) vice president of Start to Finish Inc., residential and commercial construction company

  • Carol Cerny O’Connell Minkin ’55 (BA - History) highly active alumna, hosting chapter events annually for alumnae in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. Carol is a former academic dean for Ursuline College

  • Anne Sachs Mulholland ’86 (BA – Fashion Merchandising) owner of Mulholland & Sachs

  • Eileen Murray ’71 (BA – Biology) executive director of Womankind

  • Kimberley Osborne-Milstein ’98 (BA – Fashion Merchandising) Founder of TextileRepublic.com, an interactive community for designers from around the world

  • Pat Nolan Pendry ’78 (BA – Public Relations) former program director (creative area) for American Greetings
  • Sr. Diane Therese Pinchot, OSU '68 (BA - Art) Ursuline College Art Professor and Department Chair.

  • Janice Roccoslava ’71, MA ’95 (BA – Social Studies, MA – Educational Administration) former principal of Villa Angela-Saint Joseph Academy High School. Co-recipient of the first Ursuline Alumnae Distinguished Educator Award

  • Deborah Perez-Stable ’75 (BA – Art) children’s books illustrator

  • Jean Cadley Takacs ’98 (MA – Educational Administration) executive director of Spirit Services Inc. Recipient of the Ursuline Alumnae Distinguished Educator Award

  • Simira Wilson ’02 (BA – Social Work) assessment specialist for the Cuyahoga County Board of Commissioners

  • Christine Doman Wynd 74SJ (BSN) dean of the Ursuline College Breen School of Nursing

  • Denise San Antonio Zeman ’74 (BA - Sociology) president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland

  • Adrienne Samuels Zurub ’95 (BSN) author of “Notes from the Mothership, the Naked Invisibles”
  • Marisa Terrigno '13 (DNP) Ursuline’s first DNP graduate from the Ursuline College Breen School of Nursing