University Service Award Winner – Maureen Benoliel, '71
Each year, the University Service award is given to an
individual who has demonstrated commitment to the Seattle University community.
Maureen Benoliel is such an
Benoliel graduated from Seattle University in 1970 from the
College of Education where she currently serves on the Advisory Board. She was
also a founding member of the College of Education Leadership Council.
Benoliel is a true ambassador for the university. She’s helped alumni rekindle
their relationship and introduced future students to Seattle University for the
Since 2001, Benoliel has been a member of the Board of
Regents where she served a 2 year term
as their President and worked diligently
to recruit individuals to join the board.
Her relationship with Seattle University is not only through
its Boards, but in taking an active role in the professional development of its
students. She’s mentored students
looking for help with resumes, networking and internships. She has given her
time to the Seattle U Fostering Scholars program and has set up scholarships
for students in the School of Law.
Benoliel has worked tirelessly to promote Seattle University’s efforts. Mary
Kay McFadden, vice president of advancement, summed it up nicely saying, “She
makes everything richer because of what she does. She brings a sense of joy to everything. People love being around her.” We are honored to present her with the 2013
award for University Service.
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