Alumni Awards

This year at Homecoming (October 29-30) we will be honoring the 2020 and 2021 MUAA Award Winners:

Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Rebecca “Becky” Spell Van ’74
  • Dr. Mary (Monroe) Atwater ’69

 Distinguished Young Alumni Award

  • Madeline Monday ’14, ’19M
  • L. Jameco McKenzie ’15

 Outstanding Alumni Service Award

  • Diana Sims ’69
  • Steven Faircloth ’87

 Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award

  • Debbie Yeatts ’07, ’11M
  • Lynetta Allen-Geddie

 Philanthropist Award

  • D. Keith Allison
  • Ed “Tuna” Keil ’70

Nominations

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 Reeves School of Business.

Athletics Hall of Fame: Presented during Homecoming.