The Marygrove College Distinguished Alumni Awards were established in 2002 to recognize and honor alumni of distinction. These awards celebrate Marygrove’s ideals.
The Distinguished Alumni Awards celebrate the values that Marygrove has always tried to instill in its graduates:
These awards recognize graduates who have made significant contributions and demonstrated leadership in any of the following areas:
Based on the number of qualified applicants, up to six awards will be given annually. For one of these awards, special consideration will be given to alumni who graduated within the last 15 years. All nominations will remain on file and will be reconsidered for two consecutive years.
The Marygrove College Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Alumni of Tomorrow Awards are honors bestowed by Marygrove College and the Marygrove College Alumni Association. These awards have been established to recognize and honor alumni and current students who have distinguished themselves and their alma mater.
The Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Alumni of Tomorrow Awards celebrate the ideals of competence (the ability to understand and participate effectively in the promise of our evolving world), compassion (the capacity to care about and respect the worth and dignity of people), and commitment (the will to act responsibly based upon one’s beliefs and to contribute to the building of a more just and humane world)— qualities that Marygrove has always tried to instill in its students.
The Distinguished Alumni Awards honor graduates who have made significant contributions and demonstrated leadership in any of the following areas: