Awards and Honors


Pictured: 2019 Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award winner, Carol Fike '10; and 2019 Alumni Honor Award winner, Lily Qi '91, with President Dave McFadden

Honoring Leadership, Achievement and Contributions to the Community

In 1960, the Alumni Association began presenting the Alumni Honor Award, the highest recognition the Alumni Association can bestow on a graduate of Manchester University or Mount Morris College. READ MORE

The Young Alumni Impact Award identifies potential future leaders, age 30 and under, who have embraced the principles that they learned while at Manchester to make a significant impact on the world. READ MORE

The Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes alumni, ages 31-40, who demonstrate outstanding leadership in their professions, have contributed to the betterment of their community and its citizens, and who have retained a strong commitment to the University. READ MORE

The Claude Wolfe Coach of the Year Award is presented to an M Association member who, by his or her achievements and contributions in athletic coaching, brings honor to our university and the memory of Coach Wolfe. READ MORE

The Warren K. and Helen J. Garner Alumni Teacher of the Year Award honors a Manchester University teacher education alumnus/alumnae who is currently active in classroom teaching in preschool through grade 12. READ MORE