2011 Alumnae Association Award Recipients Announced

Gwen O’Brien
Director of Media Relations
Saint Mary's College
(574) 284-4579

June 4, 2011 (Notre Dame, Ind.)—Saint Mary's College is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Alumnae Association Awards, which were distributed at the Reunion Banquet tonight as part of Reunion Weekend, June 2-5. The following is the list of the awards and the recipients. Click on the names to learn more about them. The Distinguished Alumna Award is the Alumnae Association's highest recognition.

Distinguished Alumna Award: Sheila Conlin Brown ’56

Alumna Achievement Award: Patrice Julia Tuohy ’81

Humanitas Award: Stephanie Snyder Seliga ’06

The Outstanding Senior Award, which is given to a graduating senior, was awarded at the Alumnae Senior Luncheon held in May.

Outstanding Senior Award: Emma Hoffman '11

If you are with the media and would like to interview the award recipients or others, please contact Gwen O’Brien, Director of Media Relations.

About Saint Mary’s College: Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Ind., is a four-year, Catholic, women’s institution offering five bachelor’s degrees and more than 30 major areas of study. Saint Mary’s College has six nationally accredited academic programs: social work, art, music, teacher education, chemistry and nursing. Saint Mary’s College ranks among the top 100 “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” in the U.S. News & World Report 2011 College Guide. Founded in 1844, Saint Mary’s is a pioneer in the education of women, and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross.