The St. Elizabeth Seton Medal is named in honor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, foundress of the Sisters of Charity, the congregation that established Mount St. Joseph University in 1920 and today continues to sponsor it. The University established the Seton Medal in 1966 in honor of the Mount’s 75th anniversary and to recognize distinguished women in theology.

Past Recipients

  • Judith Metz, SC, 2019
  • Mary Jo Iozzio, 2018
  • Mary Ann Hinsdale, IHM, 2017
  • Sung-Hae Kim, SC, Th.D., 2016
  • Gloria Schwaab, SSJ, 2015
  • Judith Merkle, SND de Namur, 2014
  • Christine Firer Hinze, 2013
  • Dolores R. Leckey, 2012
  • M. Shawn Copeland, Ph.D., 2011
  • Barbara P. Reid, O.P., Ph.D., 2010
  • Regina Bechtle, SC, 2009 
  • Mary Elsbernd, OSF, 2008 
  • Margaret Farley, RSM, 2007 
  • Mary Jo Weaver, 2006 
  • Joan Cook, SC, 2005 
  • Elizabeth Dreyer, 2004 
  • Diana Hayes, 2003 
  • Sandra Schneiders, IHM, 2002 
  • Lisa Sowle Cahill, 2001 
  • Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, 2000 
  • Patricia O'Connell Killen, 1999 
  • Mary Ann Donovan, SC, 1998 
  • Pheme Perkins, 1997 
  • Monika Hellwig, 1996