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.
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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 Award: Awarded 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 Award: Awarded 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 Award: Awarded 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 Award: Awarded 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 Award: Awarded 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 Award: Awarded 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 Award: Awarded 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.
Note: We are unable to consider anonymous nominations
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