Alumni Awards

The 2019 Seattle University Alumni Awards celebrated five outstanding alumni:

Alumna of the Year – Brenda Christensen, ’81 MBA
University Service – Kathleen Schafer, ‘81
Professional Achievement – Dan Wall, ’08 LEMBA
Community Service – Chach Duarte White, ’00 JD
Outstanding Recent Alumna – Gretchenrae Campera, ‘08

Take a look at our Alumni Awards video to hear how those in the Seattle U community see the contributions of our five outstanding winners and how each of them has made an impact on their community.

Nominations for the 2020 Alumni Awards are Open

Know someone deserving of the prestigious recognition of an Alumni Award? Nominations for the 2020 Alumni Awards are now open! 

Alumna/Alumnus of the Year
The highest honor bestowed by the Seattle University Alumni Association. Recognizes alumni who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, service to the university and community, and a commitment to care, academic excellence, diversity, faith and justice.

 

Outstanding Recent Alumna/us
Recognizes alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years whose actions reflect the values and mission of SU. Recipients of this award have demonstrated outstanding leadership and a commitment to care, academic excellence, diversity, faith and justice.

 

University Service Award
Recognizes alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary time and service to Seattle University. Whether the recipient served boards, university colleges and schools or students, the recipient has a long-standing legacy of service with the university.

 

Professional Achievement Award
Recognizes alumni whose careers exemplify a Seattle University education – demonstrating leadership and intellectual and professional achievement. Recipients of this award have often gained national or international recognition in their careers.

 

Community Service Award
Recognizes alumni who have made a lasting impact in their communities. Through service in spiritual, artistic, recreational, educational, social justice or other upstanding areas, recipients better the quality of life around them.

 

2019 Alumni Award Winners

Profile image of Brenda Christensen, ’81, Alumna of the Year

Profile image of Gretchenrae Campera, ’08, University Service Award winner

Profile image of Dan Wall, ’08, Professional Achievement Award winner

Profile image of Gretchenrae Campera, ’08, Outstanding Recent Alumna

Profile image of Midori “Chach” Duarte White, ’00, Community Service Award winner