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College of Saint Mary Presents Inaugural Award to Dianne Lozier

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

OMAHA, Neb. – College of Saint Mary presented the university’s inaugural Catherine McAuley Award to Dianne Lozier on Monday during the 99th Founders Day celebration.

The award is given to an individual who embodies the spirit of Catherine McAuley, the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy. The recipient’s loyal and altruistic service to College of Saint Mary reflects their desire to impact society for good in a lasting and effective manner. This humanitarian is a person of vision and dedication committed to the Mercy tradition of preparing women to be leaders of excellence, service, dignity, compassion, inclusivity, and integrity. “Dianne Lozier has been a loyal and faithful friend of College of Saint Mary, and her words and actions have made a lasting impression on me, our students, faculty, staff and alumnae,” said CSM President Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM. “Thank you for your commitment to the Mercy tradition of thinking differently and tending to the needs of our time.”

Lozier is the corporate counsel for the Lozier Corporation. She also serves as the vice chair of the Lozier Foundation, which focuses on underserved populations, education and health. The foundation has generously given to CSM since 1978. Lozier served as chair of the CSM Board of Directors during a pivotal time in the university’s history with the hiring of Dr. Stevens in 1996 and helped recruit others to serve as well. A residence hall on campus bears her name. The Dianne Seeman Lozier Tower was dedicated in 1999.