Alumni Success Stories

The truest measure of the University of St. Francis’ success as an institution is the success of our graduates. Many students who earned a degree from USF have continued on to make significant contributions and achieve high recognition in a variety of fields. We hope these profiles make you proud to be a part of USF, offer career insights to you from alumni who share the USF experience and provide a viewpoint into the multitude of career options one can pursue after graduation. Submit your success story today!


Some of our distinguished alumni…

Wilhelmine Vidmar 2017 Presidential Alumni Award:
Wilhelmine Vidmar ’68
(B.S., Biology)
Adjunct Faculty at Joliet Junior College, Bridal Seamstress at White Satin Bridal, and Alumni Board Member (and past president) since 1973
She resides in Plainfield, Ill.
Robert Obrohta 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Award:
Robert Obrohta ’88
(B.A., Political Science)

Executive Director of the Tennessee College Access and Success Network
He resides in Nashville, Tenn.
DeWitt Buchanan 2017 College of Business and Health Administration Award:
DeWitt Buchanan ’89
(BBA, Finance)

Managing Director at Safe Harbor Retirement Consultants, LLC
He resides in Channahon, Ill.
Timothy Reilly 2017 College of Education Alumni Award:
Timothy Reilly ’11
(M.S., Educational Leadership)

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum at Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210
He resides in Joliet, Ill.
Annette Mattea 2017 Leach College of Nursing Alumni Award:
Annette Mattea ’13
(DNP, Nursing)

Associate Professor in the Leach College of Nursing at the University of St. Francis
She resides in Joliet, Ill.


Success Stories

Find out “who” is up to “what” these days or submit your own story utilizing the link at the top of this page.