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(University Heights, OH)  – John Carroll University alumnus, Ronald Dziedzicki ’92G,  has been promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in the U.S. Army.  Dziedzicki is employed by University Hospitals of Cleveland, where he is Chief Support Services Officer for UH Case Medical Center. He will be assigned as a Deputy Commanding General for the 3rd Medical Deployment Support Command, Fort Gillem, GA.


“Army values blend well with the five pillars of a Jesuit Education; personal integrity, educational excellence, innovative techniques, intellectual, personal and moral development, respect and care that promote the common good and a commitment to lifelong learning,” said Dziedzicki.  He added, “My graduate education at John Carroll was a vital element of my success.”


Dziedzicki earned his M.B.A. from John Carroll University’s  Boler School of Business in 1992.  He graduated from Ursuline in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Dziedzicki has 26 years of service to the United States Army Reserves and is currently serving as commander, 307th Medical Brigade, Columbus, Ohio.


President Barack Obama nominated Dziedicki, and the U.S. Senate confirmed his nomination. The effective date of his promotion is October 9, 2010.



John Carroll University, founded in 1886 as Saint Ignatius College, is located in University Heights, Ohio, in suburban Cleveland. The University was renamed in 1923 to honor America’s first Catholic Bishop, John Carroll of Maryland. Its Jesuit Catholic mission inspires individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and the world.  John Carroll University is recognized nationally for an exceptional four-year graduation rate, teaching excellence, and a commitment to living a faith that does justice as central to its mission. John Carroll is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.