Benefactor Hopes Scholarship Recipients Pay it Forward
(Walsh) Doyle, a 1969 graduate of Viterbo University, attended a
diocese-sponsored convocation on Servant Leadership at Viterbo last fall.
was an experience that she said changed her life.
had been thinking about establishing a scholarship at Viterbo in thanks for the
education I received for some time,” Walsh Doyle said. “At that event, it
became apparent that the work being done at Viterbo and the opportunities for
students to begin a lifetime of dedicated servant leadership would become basis
of the scholarship I had envisioned.”
Eileen Walsh Doyle Servant Scholarship Endowment will provide annual funding
for the campus ministry program to offer opportunities that allow students to
help others, such as service trips and volunteerism.
who create opportunities like this really help our students receive the very
most from their Viterbo experience,” said Gary Klein, Viterbo vice president
for institutional advancement.
Doyle earned a degree in education, and went on to serve as a teacher. A good
Catholic education was very important to her parents, and three of her sisters
also earned degrees from Viterbo.
“It is my hope that recipients of this scholarship
would pay it forward in some manner,” she said of inspiring students to help