Mary McAnena There indeed is something about Mary, Mary McAnena, our recipient of the 2003 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence, and Mary’s Kitchen. Mary was born in Ireland, raised a family, was a nurse for most of her adult life, and moved from New York to California about twenty years ago. She tells the story
Harmon and Nadine Wilkinson On September 9, 2002, at the Opening Convocation of Chapman University, the 2002 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence was presented to Harmon and Nadine Wilkinson. Harmon has been a trustee of Chapman University for many years and both of the Wilkinson’s have been advocates for peace and justice throughout their lives.
Southern Poverty Law Center The recipient of the 2001 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence is the Southern Poverty Law Center. The award was presented on September 10, 2001, at the opening convocation of Chapman University. Dr. Marvin Meyer, director of the Albert Schweitzer Institute, introduced the event by reflecting upon the Schweitzer bust on the
Habitat for Humanity A special presentation of a 2001 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence was made to Habitat for Humanity and its founder, Millard Fuller, at a celebrative “Habitation Night” held on the campus of Chapman University on October 26, 2001. At that event Millard Fuller gave an inspirational speech, and Albert Schweitzer Institute director
The American Friends Service Committee received the 2000 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence at the Chapman University opening convocation on September 20, 2000. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, the American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization supported by people who represent a number of faith traditions and are united in their commitment
Givat Haviva The recipient of the 1999 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence is a prominent organization dedicated to peace, justice, and dialogue in Israel and Palestine, Givat Haviva. The Award was presented at the opening convocation of Chapman University. Founded in 1949, Givat Haviva is a center for Jewish and Arab discussion and education. The
Fabiola Letelier, prominent human rights lawyer from Chile, was awarded the 1998 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence at the opening convocation at Chapman University on September 8, 1998. Ms. Letelier is president of the Corporacion de Promocion y Defensa de los Derechos del Pueblo (Organization for the Advancement and Defense of Community Rights). Acknowledged as
On Tuesday, October 7, 1997, Dr. Helen Caldicott was on the campus of Chapman University to receive the Albert Schweitzer Award for Excellence for 1997. At a dinner just prior to the presentation of the award, Dr. Alice Bergel offered a moving tribute to Dr. Caldicott. She said, “May there always be a Helen Caldicott