Luke recently graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a master’s degree in social work with a specialization in leadership and development in social services as well as a certificate in philanthropy and nonprofit management. As the Communications and Development Coordinator for the Policy and Leadership Department, he supports the communication strategy, creating content for social media outlets and supporting alumni relations initiatives. He also provides grant writing support and research on potential new revenue sources.
He has been involved with multiple organizations that assist children and families. One such organization is Hilltop Neighborhood House, a local community-based organization in Valparaiso Indiana. There, he led the after-school program, KIDREACH, and assisted in facilitating their other programs, which include an early childhood education program that provides year-round care and education to children from ages six weeks through five years.