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Inez D. Andreas School of Business Faculty, Administrators & Staff

Inez D. Andreas School of Business Faculty, Administrators & Staff

Founded in 1976, Barry University’s Inez D. Andreas School of Business provides high-quality academic programs for undergraduate and graduate students in an inclusive and caring environment. In 2004, the Inez D. Andreas School of Business Scholarship was established...

Irene B. Maliga

Irene B. Maliga

Irene B. Maliga was born in Chicago on June 10, 1924. She attended schools in Chicago and at the age of twenty-two entered the Adrian Dominican Congregation. She became an educator and taught in Detroit for 15 years, in Chicago for 10 years, and for 26 years in...

Lillian Swift Gaeser

Lillian Swift Gaeser

Lillian “Lillie” Swift Gaeser was born in 1919 in New York City. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology in 1970 and her Master of Science Degree in Reading Specialty in 1974 from Barry University. She taught reading as a substitute teacher. She was...

Marie A. Fitzgerald

Marie A. Fitzgerald

Marie A. Fitzgerald was a retired school teacher, from Detroit, Michigan, who moved to south-central Florida following her retirement. She contributed greatly in 1993 to Barry University and formed this scholarship as a means to further the educational mission of...

Marilyn Zide Scholarship

Marilyn Zide Scholarship

Dr. Marilyn Zide was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. but moved to Miami as an infant. She was a dedicated and respected faculty member in the School of Social Work from 1994 until 2003 rising to the rank of Associate Professor. In addition to her skill as an educator, Dr....

North Dade Medical Foundation

North Dade Medical Foundation

In 1997, the North Dade Medical Foundation was established when the North Shore Medical Center became a for-profit hospital. North Dade Medical Foundation was created to continue the legacy of five decades of public service commitment that had marked the...

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Patricia A. Evans

Patricia A. Evans was a Miami native born in 1931. She earned a BA in Music from Barry in 1953 with a minor in French and English. While at Barry, she served as Secretary of the Florida Club, was a member of the Campus Queen’s Court, served as Treasurer for the...

Patricia Johnston O’Hearne

Patricia Johnston O’Hearne

Patricia Johnston O’Hearne a native of Long Island was born in 1938. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1959 from Barry University. She was a member of the Tara Singers which were Barry College women who gave concerts at Barry and for the community from...

Patricia Minnaugh

Patricia Minnaugh

Patricia Minnaugh was a native of Erie, Pennsylvanian. She moved to Miami, Florida in 1954 to attend Barry University. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in drama in 1958, she taught at Thomas Jefferson Junior High. She later obtained a master’s in fine arts from...

Physician Assistant Program Faculty & Alumni

Physician Assistant Program Faculty & Alumni

The Barry University Physician Assistant Program educates students in the practice of collaborative medicine and encourages life-long learning and professional development. It fosters a technology rich environment and clinical training experiences among diverse...

Professor Emerita Neill Miller

Professor Emerita Neill Miller

Professor Emerita Neill Miller served the students of Barry University for over 38 years. Following her passing in October of 2005, while obtaining the position of Assistant Dean of the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, she was bestowed an Honorary...

Rolland A. Ritter

Rolland A. Ritter

Mr. Rolland A. Ritter retired to Boca Raton from Pennsylvania after founding the Ritter Financial Corp., one of the largest financial companies in the Northeast. In 1957, Mr. Ritter formed the R.A. Ritter Foundation, an organization that benefits education and...

Sister Arlene Scott

Sister Arlene Scott

Sister Arlene Scott was born Mary Arlene Scott in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on December 2, 1953. Her mother, Mary Lou Scott, was a graduate of then-Barry College, class of 1949. Sister Arlene graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in early...

Sister Jeanne O'Laughlin

Sister Jeanne O'Laughlin

Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin, OP, PhD was raised in Detroit, Michigan, by a widowed father, whom she often referred to as “the anchor of her life,” Sister Jeanne joined the Order of the Dominican Sisters of Adrian at 16. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Siena Heights...

Sister John Karen Frei

Sister John Karen Frei

Sister John Karen Frei, O.P., Ph.D., formerly known as Karen Rosa Frei, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Botany from Douglas College in New Brunswick, N.J.; a Master of Science degree in Botany from Rutgers University; a Doctor of Philosophy degree in biology...

Sister Judith Shield, O.P.

Sister Judith Shield, O.P.

Sister Judith Shield, formerly known as Emolyn Shield, was born on September 29, 1917, in Chicago. She came to Barry University (then College) in 1970 when she joined the faculty as assistant professor of economics in what was then the Department of Business in the...

Sister Loretta Mulry

Sister Loretta Mulry

Sister Loretta Mulry, IHM, was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 23, 1937. She received her B.A. from Marywood College, M.S. from Marquette University, and a Doctor of Education from Rutgers University. A Sister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary for 36 years, she has...

Sister Marilyn Morman

Sister Marilyn Morman

Until the 1970s, Sister Marilyn Morman, O.P. was known as Sister Marie Ambrose. She was born in Chicago on July 12, 1932. She received a bachelor’s degree in history from Siena Heights College, a master’s in English literature from Barry University and in...

Sister M. Dorothy Browne, OP, PhD

Sister M. Dorothy Browne, OP, PhD

When Sister Dorothy Browne, OP, PhD, became Barry’s first president in-residence in 1963, she was no stranger to the college. She served as academic dean from 1946 to 1957 and guided a development plan that led to the creation of the nursing program in 1953 and the...

Sister Paul J. Villemure

Sister Paul J. Villemure

Sister Paul James Villemure was born in Newberry, Michigan on November 28, 1938. She received her BA from Siena Heights College and a doctorate in mathematics from Notre Dame University in 1954. She arrived at Barry in 1959 as a mathematics instructor and, over the...

Sister Thomas Gertrude, O.P.

Sister Thomas Gertrude, O.P.

Sister Mary Catherine Brennan took the name Sister Thomas Gertrude, O.P., during reception of the habit on April 26, 1939. She was born in Chicago on February 4, 1917. She was awarded a Bachelor of Education degree with a major in English and minors in music and...

Stamps Family Charitable Foundation

Stamps Family Charitable Foundation

Seeking to give hard working, talented students a boost, Roe and Penny have partnered with excellent schools to provide scholarships and fellowships, and to ensure that the students have outstanding educational experiences. Generous awards are enhanced with...

William F. “Bill” Reifsnider

William F. “Bill” Reifsnider

William F. “Bill” Reifsnider was an accomplished student-athlete and a gifted scholar. He was a four-year starter for the Buccaneers baseball team, named both the Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and Athlete of the year for Barry in 1990. Bill was named a GTE Academic...

William Randolph Hearst

William Randolph Hearst

After building an empire of media enterprises, William Randolph Hearst founded the Hearst Foundation, Inc. in 1945. Three years later, he established another foundation called the California Charities Foundation, which became the William Randolph Hearst Foundation...