Alumni National Awards

Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences
Award Recipients


Thursday, April 25
Reception: 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon: Noon
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Marquette University campus

Photo of Maureen HoylerDistinguished Alumna of the Year Award
Maureen H. Hoyler, Arts ’70, Law ’79

Washington, D.C.

Maureen doesn’t believe she’s one to judge whether she lives out the Marquette mission, but her work as president of the Council for Opportunity in Education all but affirms that she is.

Photo of Richard PoirierProfessional Achievement Award
Richard V. Poirier, Arts ’83, Law ’86

Wausau, Wis.

Rich believes success is more about the why than the how, an ideology that has helped him thrive and find meaning in his career.


Photo of Maria FloresA Person for Others Award
Maria E. Flores, Arts ’84


When Maria was a student, her professors remarked at how formed and definitive her beliefs were. Today, she channels that passion and drive into her work at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Photo of John MeulerYoung Alumnus of the Year Award
John W. Meuler, Arts ’04


John’s first job out of college was as a volunteer teacher at Nativity Jesuit Academy. Fifteen years later, he’s now the school’s assistant principal, and his passion for education hasn’t changed.


Award Recipients

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Jill Ott
Engagement Director
(414) 288-0376

Lisa Bartoszewicz
Senior Engagement Officer
(414) 288-4511