Margaret Monahan Hogan, ‘63, Ph.D., Harding, recently received the Amethyst Award from Immaculata University for her service to the church, her academic achievements and her contributions to Immaculata and the community. Hogan earned her Ph.D. from Marquette University. She chaired the Philosophy Department at King’s College and was the founding director of the King’s College Center for Ethics and Public Life. She also received an endowed philosophy chair at the University of Portland and became the founding executive director of the Garaventa Center for Catholic Intellectual Life and American Culture. Hogan has written or edited seven books and numerous articles and has given presentations in the U.S. and abroad about medical, business and political ethics, Catholic teaching and other topics. For 20 years she has served on the teaching faculty of the Notre Dame Medical Ethics Conference. Throughout her career, she has advised both general and Catholic hospitals on medical ethics. Hogan has also advised church leaders and political leaders at the federal, state and local levels. The award was given to Hogan at the inaugural Alumni Gala hosted by Sister R. Patricia Fadden, president, Immaculata University.