University announces temporary rector for Breen-Phillips Hall

first_imgDirector of residential life for rector recruitment, hiring and retention Breyan Tornifolio will act as the Breen-Phillips Hall interim rector throughout the rest of the spring semester, according to an email sent Friday to the Breen-Phillips community from Erin Hoffmann Harding, vice president of student affairs.Tornifolio previously supervised Sister Mary McNamara, the former rector of BP who died Feb. 7 due to complications following a stroke. According to the email, Tornifolio also served as rector of Pasquerilla East Hall from 2006 to 2009 and Ryan Hall from 2009 to 2013, for which she was the “inaugural rector.” She has taken on various leadership roles since then for the University, including being “the primary staff person for planning the University’s celebration” in honor of University President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh after his death in 2015, the email said.Tornifolio, who also serves as the chaplain of the women’s basketball team, graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with a degree in psychology and earned her masters in higher education from Geneva College. In the email, Hoffmann Harding said the University administration will hire a permanent rector for Breen-Phillips Hall this spring as part of the regular hiring cycle for new rectors.Tags: Breen-Phillips Hall, interim rector, rector, Sister Mary McNamaralast_img read more

Glorianna Slayback

first_imgGlorianna Slayback, 84, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Aurora, Indiana.She was born July 7, 1932 in Dearborn County, IN, daughter of the late Earl and Martina Lischkge.Glorianna enjoyed gardening, cooking, swimming at the pool and fishing. She was an avid reader and loved watching Days of Our Lives, but time with her family was her greatest joy.Surviving are children, Robbie Slayback, Mark Anthony (Laura) Slayback, Andrew L. (Amy) Slayback, Matthew Earl ( Chasty Sue) Slayback, and Angela Kay (Tim) Whiteford all of Aurora, IN; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years, James L. “Captain” Slayback, sisters, Janet Hastings, Betty McCardle and twin sister Diana Johnston.Friends will be received Saturday, July 8, 2017, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at 2:00 pm immediately following visitation.Contributions may be made to the Aurora Life Squad. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more