Alumni Awards

Nominations for the alumni awards are accepted from January 1 through March 31 each year and the awards are presented at Homecoming. For more information check out the awards descriptions and nomination forms below:

Distinguished Alumni Award

Outstanding career achievement and service of the highest order to his or her community [Criteria | Nomination Form | Previous Winners]

Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Must have earned first MU degree within the last 10 years. Outstanding voluntary or other public service on a local, state, national, or global level. [Criteria | Nomination Form | Previous Winners]

Outstanding Alumni Service Award

Outstanding service and dedication to Methodist University Alumni Association [Criteria | Nomination Form | Previous Winners]

Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award

Must have demonstrated a high level of accomplishment within his or her official duties to Methodist University [Criteria | Nomination Form | Previous Winners]

Philanthropist Award

Must have provided outstanding and generous financial support to Methodist University [Criteria | Nomination Form | Previous Winners]


Other Awards Honoring Alumni

Alumni Business Person of the Year: Presented by the MU Center for Entrepreneurship

Athletics Hall of Fame: Presented during Homecoming.


"12 Women Twelve Voices" Art Exhibition Opening Reception

12 Women Twelve Voices

This art exhibition features the work of regional artists:

  • Valerie Beck, glass
  • Katie Bernstein...

Foreign Film Series presents “Mar Adentro (The Sea Inside)”

The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.