I MMA C U L ATA MA G A Z I N E * F A L L 2 0 1 3
On October 5, Immaculata celebrated its inaugural Awards
Gala, honoring Dianne Majer Mundy ’64, recipient of the
Alumni Medal, and Margaret Monahan Hogan ’63, Ph.D.,
the recipient of the Amethyst Award.
Mundy, the recipient of the Alumni Medal, was honored for her
loyalty to Immaculata since her graduation. Mundy has been
an active alumna who planned and promoted alumni events,
participated in the telethon, and supported Immaculata
financially. She served for two terms on the Alumni Board
of Governors and was second vice president for three terms.
For 30 years, Mundy served in the Nassau County Probation
Department, promoting social justice and working to end
familial and animal abuse. She investigated situations, filed
court reports, and supervised families in the child abuse,
neglect and custody unit. During the Vietnam era, she vol-
unteered to do adoption home studies for Holt Agency,
expediting the entry of Eurasian Children in the U.S.
Mundy became a member of RENEW, a retiree’s group
affiliated with St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church
in new York City. She served on the board and planned and
participated in the group’s spiritual, social, advocacy, and
Hogan received the Amethyst Award for her service to the
Church, her academic achievements, and her contributions
to Immaculata and the community. She was the founding
director of the King’s College Center for Ethics and Public
Life. She taught philosophy at the University of Portland and
became the founding executive director of the Garaventa
Center for Catholic Intellectual Life and American Culture.
Hogan has written and presented extensively about medical,
business, and political ethics, Catholic Teaching and other
topics. She has served on the teaching faculty of the Notre
Dame Medical Ethics Conference and has advised both gen-
eral and Catholic hospitals on medical ethics. In addition,
Hogan has advised church leaders and political leaders.