Regis College raised more than $900,000 in scholarship funds at the university’s Let It Shine gala at the Boston Park Plaza on Thursday night. More than 300 people gathered to honor Public Consulting Group founder, president and CEO William Mosakowski with the Shining Example Award for his lifetime of charitable work throughout the Greater Boston area and his dedication to Catholic education.
“We are grateful for the incredible generosity and support that our alumni and entire community have shown to the mission of our great university to educate the young leaders of tomorrow,” said Regis President Antoinette Hays, PhD, RN. “William Mosakowski is a consummate professional, an impassioned business leader, a dedicated philanthropist and a faithful believer in the power of education. Through his work, he continues to impact the lives of young people and makes critical change happen in our communities.”
WHO: Regis President Antoinette Hays and John Tegan, chair of the Regis Board of Trustees and chairman of Communication Technology Services, presented Mr. Mosakowski with the award, designed by world-renowned sculptor Nancy Schön.
Religious leaders: Cardinal Seán O’Malley; Sister Lee Hogan, CSJ, ’61, president of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston; and Monsignor Paul V. Garrity.
Business leaders: Event co-chair Glenn Morris, chairman of Morris Architects and Regis trustee; event co-chair Stephen Skinner, principal and director of marketing at Public Consulting Group; last year’s award recipient, Marshall M. Sloane, founder and chairman of Century Bank; Barry Sloane and Linda Sloane Kay, both of Century Bank; Doreen M. Zankowski, ’81, Esq., partner at Duane Morris LLP; Brian Leary, partner at Holland and Knight; and Geri Denterlein, founder and CEO of Denterlein.
Political leaders: Carol Donovan ’59, retired state representative from Woburn, Mass.
Education/Non-profit: Lane Glenn, president of Northern Essex Community College.