Notable Alumnae

Authors

Joesphine Van Dyke Brownson

Alpha , 1913
  • Published author and educator

Eileen Cronin

Epsilon , 1979
  • Published author

Christine Misch Rhein

Alpha Nu , 1979
  • Award winning writer/poet

Sandra M. Pollino, M.S.Ed, Psy.D

Beta Theta , 2014
  • Published author

Business

Margaret Unnewehr Schott (Marge Schott)

Epsilon , 1947
  • President/CEO of MLB Cincinnati Reds (1984-1999)

Civic and/or Philanthropic Leaders

Agnes Regan

Honorary , 1939
  • Theta Phi Alpha Siena Medalist 1937
  • First Executive Secretary to the National Council of Catholic Women

Mary Ursula Dempsey Harris

Honorary , 1950
  • Recipient of Pro Pontice et Ecclesia Cross from Pope Pius XII
  • Named Lady Commander of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre

Mary Earls Santen

Honorary , 1954
  • President of the Glenmary Women's Auxiliary

Entertainment

Emily Torchia

Pi , 1926
  • MGM Hollywood Publicist

Louise Kelly Bailey

Kappa , 1933
  • Performer/member of the "Dancing Kellys" vaudeville act
  • Sister of actor/dancer Gene Kelly

Mary Harden Looram

Honorary , 1964
  • Theta Phi Alpha Siena Medalist 1958
  • Chairman of the International Federation of Catholic Alumnae Motion Picture Department

Christine De Lisle

Phi , 1969
  • Actress

Dr. Mari Ann Callais (a.k.a. Dr. MAC)

Alpha Beta , 1986
  • Renowned speaker, musician, and educator

Natisha Lopez-Cepero Terrasini (a.k.a. Tisha Terrasini Banker)

Alpha Beta , 1992
  • Actress

Molly Eggleston Rees (a.k.a. Mollye Rees)

Beta Delta , 2000
  • Country/Christian singer

Fashion Leaders

Doris Krehnbrink van Schoyck

Epsilon , 1939
  • Model
  • Roger Van S. handbags designer

Samantha Black

Gamma Eta , 2003
  • Fashion Designer

Government Leaders

Jane Hoey

Honorary , 1950
  • Theta Phi Alpha Siena Medalist 1940
  • Director of Public Assistance Bureau of the Social Security Board

Mary Theresa Norton

Honorary , 1950
  • Theta Phi Alpha Siena Medalist 1947
  • U.S. Congresswomen of New Jersey (1925-1951)
  • Chairman of the House Committee on Labor

Andrea Ciszek Seastrand

Alpha Gamma , 1960
  • California Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1995-1997)

Kathryn E. O'Hay Granahan

Honorary , 1962
  • Treasurer of the United States (1963-1966)
  • U.S. Congresswoman for Pennsylvania (1956-1963)

Patricia M. Clancy

Epsilon , 1971
  • Member of the Ohio Senate (2005-2007)
  • Member of the Ohio House of Representatives (1997-2004)

Anne Burke

Alpha Gamma , 1988
  • Illinois Supreme Court Justice for the 11th District
  • Co-founder of the Special Olympics