Nomination Form


Nomination Form

Recognize an outstanding classmate who exemplifies the USJ spirit.

Since 1974, the University of Saint Joseph Alumni Association has presented the Distinguished Alumni Awards.  The Distinguished Alumni Award Committee embraces the following definition of the term Distinguished Alumni: individuals who, because of superior and extraordinary achievements, have brought credit to themselves and to the University of Saint Joseph.  

Contact us or call 860.231.5355 with any questions or to submit additional supporting materials.

The committee is pleased to extend the invitation for nominations based on the following criteria:

  • The Mary Rosa McDonough Award: Awarded to an alumna/us with a bachelor’s or advanced degree who has achieved distinction in their professional field and has provided outstanding service to the University or their local community

  • The Catherine McAuley AwardAwarded to an alumna/us with a bachelor’s or advanced degree who graduated no more than 15 years ago and has demonstrated leadership and service to the community

  • The Mary de Lourdes Kenny AwardAwarded to an alumna/us with a bachelor’s or advanced degree and has achieved distinctions in the field of education

  • Sister Fay O’Brien School of Education Award:  Awarded to an alumna/us who is a graduate of the School of Education and has promoted the growth of the whole person in a caring environment.  This individual also encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society while serving the mission of the School of Education

  • The Maria Ancilla Sullivan AwardAwarded to an alumna/us with a bachelor’s or advanced degree and has achieved distinction through some form of artistic expression

  • The Mary Consuela Mulcahy AwardAwarded to an alumna/us with a bachelor’s or advanced degree and has achieved distinction in the field of science or technology

  • Winifred E. Coleman Service AwardAwarded to an individual or organization who demonstrates exemplary service and commitment to the University of Saint Joseph and represents the University’s Core Values

  • The Nightingale Health Science Award Awarded to an alumna/us in the fields of nursing, pharmacy, nutrition and dietetics or gerontology who has demonstrated leadership in field of health science

  • The Business and Entrepreneurial AwardAwarded to an alumna/us with a talent for seeing opportunities and developing those into successful businesses or organizations.  This individual has demonstrated the ability to cultivate a positive and successful image

  • The Pamela Trotman Reid Service AwardAwarded to an individual who has exemplary commitment, service and philanthropic support to University of Saint Joseph.  This award recognizes an alumna/us or friend who has transformed the University through financial support 

 Please include any additional supporting materials to the Distinguished Alumni Award Committee to review.

Online Nomination Form

Note: We are unable to consider anonymous nominations


 The Mary Rosa McDonough Award
 The Catherine McAuley Award
 The Mary de Lourdes Kenny Award
 Sr. Fay O'Brien School of Education Alumni Award
 The Maria Ancilla Sullivan Award
 The Mary Consuela Mulcahy Award
 Winifred E. Coleman Service Award
 Business and Entrepreneurial Award
 Nightingale Health Science Award
 Pamela Trotman Reid Service Award