Each year, Mount Mary selects its most distinguished alumnae to receive a Madonna Medal or Tower Award to honor their outstanding achievements. Awardees are selected based on their dedication to their profession or volunteerism, as well as their unique impact on the community. Mount Mary also recognizes an organization or foundation for its support of the University with the President's Award of Distinction.

The 2021 Awards Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

Announcing the 2020 Award Recipients

  • Perie Jane Longo '62: Madonna Medal for Professional Excellence
  • Beth Kowall '74: Madonna Medal for Service to the Alumnae Association
  • Lakiesha Russell '10, '13: Tower Award
  • Gary and Judy Jorgenson: President's Award of Distinction

Learn more about the Nomination Process

Hotel Information

Alums and guests are responsible for all hotel reservations and cancellations. Cancellations must be made 2 days prior to arrival.

Renaissance Milwaukee West Hotel (2300 N Mayfair Rd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226) - 5 minutes away

Renaissance Milwaukee West offers a 1-king or 2-queen room for a rate per night of $129 plus tax. Book now by visiting their website or calling by 1-888-236-2427. Be sure to mention you are with the Mount Mary University group to receive this special rate. Room block closes on April 2, 2021.

Springhill Suites Milwaukee West (10411 West Watertown Plank Rd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226) - 7 minutes away

SpringHill Suites offers a 1-king or 2-queen suite for a rate per night of $114 plus tax. Due to COVID, the hotel is only offering complimentary grab-and-go breakfast options, including cereal, muffins, breakfast sandwiches, yogurt, and fruit. Book now by visiting their website or calling the hotel directly at (414) 257-3424. Be sure to mention you are with Mount Mary University to receive this special rate. Room block closes on March 28, 2021.