Our 2017 Alumni National Awards Recipients

Congratulations to the remarkable award recipients who will be honored at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 27-29. Your achievements exemplify the Marquette pillars of excellence, faith, leadership and service.


KwanAlumnus of the Year
Dr. Henry K.H. Kwan, Arts ’71

Summit, N.J.




FernandezProfessional Achievement
Dr. Ricardo R. Fernández, Arts ’62, Grad ’65

Washington, D.C.




DefaultService to the Community
Barbara Eannelli Klein, Bus Ad ’72

Hartland and Milwaukee, Wis.



MeierService to Marquette
James M. Meier, Bus Ad ’84





LangsSpirit of Marquette
Elizabeth Villarreal Lang, Arts ’03, and Nelson C. Lang, H Sci ’04

Sussex, Wis.




Majerus FoundationFriend of the University
Majerus Family Foundation



See all of this year's award recipients and read more about each.


About The Weekend

Nomination form

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April 27 - 29, 2017

Each spring, Marquette University sets aside one special weekend to honor distinguished alumni from every college and school who represent the heart, soul and spirit of Marquette.


Jill Ott
Engagement Director
(414) 288-0376


Lisa Bartoszewicz
Engagement Officer
(414) 288-4511