Catalyst is published two times per year and features news from Rockford University and beyond. The print publication is distributed to more than 15,000 alumni, current students, and friends of the university.

Catalyst is published by the Office of Marketing and Communications and Office of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement within the Advancement Division. Feedback and feature suggestions are welcome at

In conjunction with Catalyst, the “Around the Corner” e-communication is sent monthly to help keep alumni and friends abreast of important news, developments, events, and progress in our continued efforts to advance academic and co-curricular programs. If you have not provided the university with your most recent contact information and would like to receive our communications, please e-mail us at

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Check out our latest issue of Catalyst here: Catalyst Spring/Summer 2023