Alumni Recognition | Mount St. Joseph University

The Mount Alumni Association has established several prestigious awards—the Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award, the Sister Mary Lea Mueller Human Services Award, and the Alumni Career Achievement Award—to commend and honor alumni.

The Office of Alumni Relations honors alumni with awards during various Mount sponsored events.  

Future Five Award

Mount St. Joseph University Future Five Awards honors those who have graduated within the past 20 years with the Future Five Awards. The awards will be presented during the new Presidential Alumni Symposium on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Please use a separate form for each nomination. (Current members of the Mount’s Alumni Board, Board of Trustees, staff and faculty members are ineligible to receive the award.)
Please click here to submit a nomination directly. 

Please click here to print and submit a nomination.
Completed printed nomination forms can be sent to alumni@msj.edu or mail to:
Office of Alumni Relations
Division of Institutional Advancement
Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45233

These awards are presented during Alumni Reunion Weekend in June.

Loretta Richards Award

The Loretta Richards distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a graduate of the Mount, recognizing career and/or vocational achievements and service to the University. Please click here for a nomination form.

Sister Mary lea Human Service Award

The Sister Mary lea Human Service Award is given to alumni who have devoted their lives to service to others; who through their commitment to service affirm the value of human existence; who enhance the community by serving its educational, cultural, social, and religious institutions. Please click here for a nomination form. 

Alumni Faculty Appreciation Award

The Alumni Association honors a current or former faculty member (still living) with the Alumni Faculty Appreciation Award. This is your opportunity to share with others how grateful you are to a professor who always offered praise, encouragement, or served as a role model you have emulated since college. The award honors a professor who made an impact on your life. Please click here for a nomination form.

Alumni Career Achievement Award

The Alumni Career Achievement Award is given annually to a Mount graduate/graduates for outstanding achievement in career/vocational fields. All Mount graduates (except for present Alumni Board members) are eligible for consideration. Please click here for a nomination form.

 

2017 Alumni Award Recipient

Bernadette Lourdes Coutain Plair '67: Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award

Sr. Nancy Bramlage, SC '67 and Mary Frances Kelley Schmitt '67: Sister Mary Lea Mueller Human Service Award

Cathy Austing Herring '72: Alumni Career Achievement Award

Melissa Hornsby Brogan '01: Future Five Award

Chris P. Chirumbolo '99: Future Five Award

Brandon Elliott '05: Future Five Award

Adrian Vance Hawk '07: Future Five Award

Eric Young '97: Future Five Award

 

2016 Alumni Award Recipients

Judith Metz, SC, Ph.D., ’66: Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award

Crystal Calbert Bossard,MSW, ’86: Sister Mary Lea Mueller Human Service Award

Anne Gassmann Rosenfeld, Ph.D., RN, FAHA,FAAN, ’71: Alumni Career Achievement Award

Chris Eckes ’00: Future Five Award

Nick Messinger ’08: Future Five Award

Catherine “Cat” Perlson ’12: Future Five Award

Tim Prince ’10: Future Five Award

Debra Kellogg Weber ’04: Future Five Award


2015 Alumni Award Recipients

Virginia O’Connor '65: Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award

Marianne Male Wolf '70: Sister Mary Lea Human Service Award

Laura Craft Ph.D., BSN '80: Alumni Career Achievement Award

William Lambers ’06, ’95: Future Five Award

Erika Lehman ’04: Future Five Award

Eucabeth Akinyi Mose ’10: Future Five Award

Tori Schaefer, Ph.D ’04: Future Five Award

Matthew Wayne Schmittou ’12: Future Five Award

 

2014 Alumni Award Recipients

Kathleen O'Connell, Ph.D. '69: Alumni Career Achievement Award

Mary Lou Grimshaw Hausman '64: Sister Mary Lea Human Service Award

Susanne M. Bookser '71: Sister Mary Lea Human Service Award

Jean Zimmerman Kotzbauer '64: Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award

 

2013 Alumni Award Recipients

Jo Ann White Marshall '73: Alumni Career Achievement Award

Susan Hammoor Deye '78: Sister Mary Lea Human Service Award

Annette Muckerheide, SC, Ph.D. '63: Alumni Faculty Appreciation Award

Nancy Welsh Sorg '63: Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award

 

2012 Alumni Award Recipients

Martha Schmitt McCarthy ’62: Alumni Career Achievement Award

Phyllis Platfoot Lea ’67: Alumni Career Achievement Award

Jane Ackerman Hoffman ‘67: Sister Mary Lea Human Service Award

M. Elaine Busch Billmire ‘72: Sister Mary Lea Human Service Award

Dolores Daniel ’55: Alumni Faculty Appreciation Award

Robyn Ruede Caponi ’72: Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award

 

2011 Alumni Award Recipients

 Charlene Linsenmeyer Farrell ’71: Alumni Career Achievement Award

 Maureen Koverman, SC, '66: Sister Mary Lea Human Service Award

 Jeanne Marquard Stuntz ’81: Alumni Volunteer Leadership Award

 Gloria Cordova ’61: Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award

 

 2010 Alumni Award Recipients

 Judith Henderson Wakim, Ed.D., ’60: Alumni Career Achievement Award

 Judith Metz, SC, Ph.D., ’66: Sister Mary Lea Human Service Award

 Dolores Daniel, M.S.N., ’55: Alumni Volunteer Leadership Award

 Eileen O’Connor Ahrens ’65: Loretta Richards Distinguished Alumni Award