Nancy Tuchman, founding dean of the School of Environmental Sustainability, and Michael Schuck, professor in the Department of Theology and the School of Environmental Sustainability, received lifetime achievement awards this month for their work advancing environmental sustainability in Jesuit higher education. The International Association of Jesuit Universities (IAJU) presented the two with the St. Peter Canisius Medal for Extraordinary Service to Jesuit Higher Education for the North American region.
Father Arturo Sosa, S.J., Superior General of the Society of Jesus (leader of the Jesuit order), presented the awards during the IAJU assembly, which took place at Boston College from August 3 through 6. The assembly drew more 420 participants representing 180 colleges and universities in 45 countries. Stephanie Russell, vice president for mission integration at the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, spoke about Tuchman and Schuck’s accomplishments during the awards ceremony.
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