John D. Donoghue
John D. Donoghue
Class: Class of 1932
Sport: Public Relations Director, Professor, Advisor
Enshrined: Inducted September 29, 1990

"Mr. Saint Michael's" founded and served as the College's first Public Relations and Sports Information Director from 1947-1966, and was very successful in getting national exposure for SMC through his public relations work in athletics and scholastics. At the College, he filled the following roles for parts of seven decades: student, public relations director, sports information director, music director, professor of humanities, education, English, and journalism, associate trustee, and chairman of the journalism department. He founded the College's first student newspaper, "The Michaelman," and was a founding member of the Hall of Fame Committee. He was awarded the College's first Citation of the President in 1978, and received an honorary Doctor of jurisprudence degree in 1981.

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