Awards and Recognition

Do you know a Rosemont alumna or alumnus who deserves to be recognized? Since 1976, the Rosemont College Alumni Association Awards Program has honored professional achievements, contributions to community, and service to the college after graduation. Three prestigious awards are given each year to honorees elected by the Alumni Board of Directors from a ballot of candidates from the Undergraduate College and the Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies.

The Leadership & Professional Achievement Award and the Rosemont Service Award in Memory of Bonnie Hilferty '64 are presented at Reunion Weekend in June. The Recent Alumni Award is presented at Family Weekend in the fall.

Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

This award recognizes alumni who exemplify the spirit and values of Rosemont College by demonstrating outstanding professional leadership and a dedication to the betterment of their community and its citizens.

Criteria

  • Evidence of outstanding contribution and/or recognition in one or more areas of society, including but not limited to professional, community, academic, and/or personal.
  • Exemplifies leadership qualities in all endeavors, including but not limited to being proactive, forming a positive rapport among colleagues, and setting and achieving goals.
  • Demonstrated interest and/or involvement in the life of Rosemont College.
  • A graduate of Rosemont College’s Undergraduate College and/or Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Nominations for this award, which is presented at Reunion Weekend in June, are due March 31.

Rosemont Service Award in Memory of Bonnie Hilferty Freney ’64

A member of the class of 1964, Bonnie Hilferty Freney served Rosemont College with dedication, love, and a sense of humor. This award, established and named for her in 1989, is given each year to a graduate who has given back to Rosemont in this same spirit.

Criteria:
  • Committed to serving Rosemont College as an active volunteer by dedicating extraordinary amounts of time to leading or participating in college events, alumni and/or student programming, and fundraising initiatives.
  • Dedicated to supporting the Rosemont College Experience Fund (formerly known as the Annual Fund) and other fundraising goals through financial contributions.
  • A graduate of Rosemont College’s Undergraduate College and/or Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Nominations for this award, which is presented at Reunion Weekend in June, are due March 31.

Recent Alumni Award

This award is presented to alumni of less than 10 years who have demonstrated leadership and outstanding promise or success in their professional life and in the life of their community. This award is presented at Family Weekend in the fall.

Criteria:
  • A graduate of less than 10 years from Rosemont College’s Undergraduate College and School of Graduate and Professional Studies.
  • Demonstrated exemplary leadership, involvement, and success since graduation from Rosemont College.
  • Recognized as an individual who has achieved or demonstrates tremendous promise to achieve measurable success within their profession.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through their proactive involvement and/or service to one or more community-based organizations.
  • Demonstrated interest and/or involvement in the life of Rosemont College.

Nominations for this award, which is presented at Family Weekend in the fall, are due July 31.

MORE INFORMATION

Office of Alumni Relations
610.527.0200 ext. 2808 

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