Kathleen_OReillyAfter receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree with a triple major in English, History and German from Marygrove in 1968, Kathleen O’Reilly headed to Georgetown University Law Center. Being the first woman named Georgetown’s “Best Advocate” illustrates the direction Kathleen’s career would take. She spent more than 30 years advocating for consumers and the powerless and ensuring that protections were in place for them. Kathleen attributes much of her motivation to the “extraordinary teachers and outstanding education” she received at Marygrove. That education helped give her the encouragement to examine issues with logic and compassion, and to question any authority that lacked either.

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Meg Falk, MG Alumna and Director of the Office of Family Policy at the Pentagon, Passes Away at 71
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Meg Falk, MG Alumna and Director of the Office of Family Policy at the Pentagon, Passes Away at 71
Many of you were lucky enough to know Meg Falk...
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The Derbytown Chorus, “Love Thru the Years”: A Barbershop Harmony
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The Derbytown Chorus, “Love Thru the Years”: A Barbershop Harmony
The Marygrove Alumni Akron, Ohio Chapter invites you to the...
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President Burns Interviewed by WDET’s Jerome Vaughn
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President Burns Interviewed by WDET’s Jerome Vaughn
Listen in on President Burns’s recent audio interview with WDET’s...
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Marygrove Grad Receives City of Holland’s Commitment to Social Justice Award
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Marygrove Grad Receives City of Holland’s Commitment to Social Justice Award
Please join us in congratulating Marygrove English graduate Donald Martin...
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Yay! Look at our alum!
Marygrove Alumni News
Yay! Look at our alum!
Lakeisha McDade ’12  has written an original play. All ticket...
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Book Discussion 10/5/15 Cancelled
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Book Discussion 10/5/15 Cancelled
The Fall Book Discussion, for Muriel Barbery ‘s The Elegance of...
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