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Madonna Medal and Tower Award


Nomination Requirements for the Madonna Medals and Tower Award

You may nominate anytime throughout the year. Please include your recommendation letter for your nominee with this completed form and return to:

Mount Mary University
Attn: Alumnae Office
2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597

or by email: mmu-alumnae@mtmary.edu by January 15, 2018 for consideration for next year (Spring 2018). 

If you have questions, please call the Office of Alumnae Relations at 414-930-3343 or email at mmu-alumnae@mtmary.edu

Completed nominations consist of the following materials:

  • Completed Nomination form
  • Letter of recommendation by the nominating party

The Madonna Medal represents the highest honor bestowed upon a graduate by the Mount Mary University Alumnae Association and Mount Mary University.  Awards are given to graduates who clearly demonstrate a long standing commitment to their profession or volunteerism as evidenced by outstanding and unique accomplishments that separate them from their colleagues.  Awards are presented to highlight their accomplishments in one of three areas: Professional Excellence, Community Service or Service to the University and/or the Alumnae Association. A Madonna Medal recipient may be given no more than one award in each category and the awarded category is determined by the committee and the university. Completed nominations remain in consideration without limitations. A letter of recommendation is required from the nominator and supporting materials are encouraged.

The Tower Awardfor Excellence recognizes up to two alumnae annually who have graduated within the past 15 years.  The award honors graduates who have distinguished themselves from their colleagues.  They have shown excellence and great potential in their future work and volunteerism. Completed nominations remain in consideration until the nominee has reached her 16th year post graduation. At this time, she may be considered for a Madonna Medal. A letter of recommendation is required from the nominator and supporting materials are encouraged.

Nominees for these awards are also nominated based upon honoring and upholding the values of Mount Mary University: competence, community, compassion, and commitment.  Nominations may come from any nominator who is aware of the nominee’s accomplishments. Awards are conferred at Awards Night during the spring semester of the academic year.