Two business students awarded Fanning Scholarship

Author: Dennis Brown

Edward O’Connell, a finance major from Oak Lawn, Ill., and Catherine Totten, a marketing major from Pittsburgh, have been named the 2002 recipients of Eugene D. Fanning Scholarships at the University of Notre Dame.p. Funded by donations from members of the University’s advisory council for the Mendoza College of Business, the scholarships were established in 1995 in honor of the late Gene Fanning, a Chicago businessman and investor who taught business communication as a guest instructor in the college from 1989-95. A 1953 Notre Dame graduate, Fanning was a University benefactor and a longtime member of the college’s advisory council.p. O’Connell and Totten were selected by faculty of Notre Dame’s Fanning Center for Business Communication for their excellence in communication skills. The scholarship includes a $3,500 credit to each student’s tuition account and a commemorative pewter plate. The two students are the 15th and 16th recipients of the scholarships.p. For more information on the scholarship and the Eugene D. Fanning Center, visit the center’s Web site at

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