Alumni National Awards

College of Education
Award Recipients


Thursday, April 25
Reception: 4:30 p.m.
Conferral: 5 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Union, Lunda Dining Room
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Marquette University campus

Photo of Susan KorekDistinguished Alumna of the Year Award
Susan M. Korek, Arts ’80

New Berlin, Wis.

Symbolic of her thirst for knowledge, Sue fondly recalls studying on the benches outside St. Joan of Arc Chapel. At Marquette, she developed a desire for lifelong learning, providing her with a foundation for a celebrated career in education.


Photo of Courtney CourtneyCounselor Education and Counseling Psychology Achievement Award
Courtney Wesnofske Courtney, Grad ’13

Acworth, Ga.

Courtney was the first Marquette graduate whose school counseling department earned the prestigious Recognized ASCA Model Program or RAMP designation, acknowledging high-performing school counseling department.

Photo of Hosanna MahaleyEducational Policy and Leadership Achievement Award
Hosanna Farr Mahaley, Arts ’91


Hosanna — a builder at heart — focused on urban education and building community for 30 years before she was called upon to uphold her family’s legacy in the construction industry.


Photo of Colleen RyanYoung Alumna of the Year Award
Colleen K. Ryan, Ed ’10


Marquette taught Colleen to set goals and hold herself to high expectations — something she is now teaching to her own students.