Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception

The annual Alumni Awards program is one of Marshall’s longest-standing traditions – and it can’t happen without you!

Ever year, Marshall University bestows outstanding alumni with the Alumni Awards. All are invited to attend the awards ceremony recognizing this year’s winners.

Event Details

When: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Where: Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall

6:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 p.m. – Ceremony
7:30 p.m. – Dinner
8:00 p.m. – Ceremony (continues)
9:30 p.m. – Meet and Greet with Award Winners
10:00 p.m. – Event Ends

Questions? Contact Larry Crum, senior director of communications and marketing, at or (304) 696-3134.

Marshall University Alumni Awards

The most visible sign of the vitality of a University can be seen by examining the success and achievements of its alumni. Marshall University and the Marshall University Alumni Association are proud to honor exceptional graduates each year during the annual Alumni Awards Banquet and Reception. These awards recognize the significant contributions of our alumni to their alma mater, their profession, and their community.

National Alumni Award Recipients

Please join us in congratulating the 2022 Alumni Award recipients. The recipients will be recognized at the 83rd Alumni Awards Banquet

2022 Scholarship, Chapter and College Awards

Faculty Awards

Carolyn B. Hunter Faculty Service Award: Montserrat Miller

Chapter Awards

Chapter of the Year: Southern Coalfields Alumni & Big Green Chapter
Emerging Chapter of the Year: Eastern Panhandle Alumni & Big Green Chapter

Scholarship Recipients

Cam Henderson Scholarship: Makena Rauch
Nancy Pelphrey/Herd Village Scholarship (Cheer): Miranda Pate
Nancy Pelphrey/Herd Village Scholarship (Band): Hannah Dorsey
Nate Ruffin Scholarship: Charity Hightower
Janis Winkfield Scholarship: Joelle Williams

College Awards of Distinction

Marshall University School of Medicine: Robert A. Hess
Marshall University School of Pharmacy: Daniel Collins III
College of Arts and Media: Brandon McCoy
College of Business: Bruce Felder
College of Education and Professional Development: Barbara Guyer
College of Health Professsions: Lee Ann Brammer
College of Engineering and Computer Sciences: David Casto
College of Liberal Arts: Kathryn Gutzwiller
College of Science: Steve Beckelhimer


Click here to view past awardees and learn how to nominate an alumni for an award. For additional information or questions, please email or call (304) 696-3134.