Awards & Nominations

While demonstrating the true meaning of the University's mission through their personal and professional accomplishments, nominees must strive for intellectual and professional excellence, serve the greater community and promote social responsibility.


Help us recognize the achievement of our alumnae and alumni by submitting a nomination for any of the following awards:

Nominations are welcome from any member of the NDMU community: alumnae, alumni, faculty, administration, staff, and students. Nominations are confidential and remain active for 5 years.

The nomination period for the 2019 awards has now closed (nominations were due Friday, May 31). Any awards received after Monday, June 3, will be put towards the 2020 nominations.

Awards will be presented during Reunion Weekend: September 6-8, 2019. Note: Current representatives on the Alumnae and Alumni Council are not eligible to receive an award.

Nomination Form

2019 Winners

Congratulations to this year's winners! The following alumnae will be recognized during the 125th Celebration on Friday, September 6, 2019. 

The Elizabeth P. Hoisington '40 Distinguished Alumna Award:
Group Award:
Victoria M. Genco Bell '69
Julie Courtney Ben-Susan '69
Andrea R. Bowden '69
Cathryn Archibald Curia '69
Mary Ellen Vanni '69

Service to Society Award:
Sara Martinelli de la Guardia '69

Regina Russo Hammel '41 Outstanding Recent Graduate Award:
Queenstar Akrong '14

Alumnae and Alumni Engagement Award:
Mary Ellen Steiner Gunther '54