Award Nomination Criteria

Admissions Volunteer Excellence Award

Admissions Volunteers who have provided:

    • Service to the Admissions Office
      • attends college fairs
      • host/attends admissions receptions
      • calls accepted applicants
      • brings students to campus
      • presents scholarship certificates at high school awards programs
    • Leadership in other university-related activities
      • fundraising in local communities
      • chapter leader
      • other volunteer service to Mary Baldwin University

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Career Achievement Award

Alumni whose outstanding career performance demonstrates the
value of a liberal arts education, serves as an inspiration for current
students, and brings distinction to the university and alumni.

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Service to Community Award

The award recognizes alumni who provide distinguished and outstanding
volunteer service to their communities and bring honor to their alma
mater through their activities.

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Emily Smith Medallion

The Board of Trustees established the award to honor alumni who
have made outstanding contributions to their community, church, the
university and the Commonwealth.

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Emily Wirsing Kelly Leadership Award

The award honors alumni who have demonstrated outstanding service
and excellence in leadership on behalf of Mary Baldwin University.

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Service to Community of Faith Award

Alumni who have provided distinguished service to their faith
and spiritual communities.
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 Alumni Board of Directors

Board members have distinguished themselves in their personal lives, careers, service to the university and must be willing to serve a three-year term. They represent a wide range of class years, geographical locations and career choices. New members are elected at the annual meeting in the Spring, near Reunion Weekend.

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Mary Baldwin Hall of Fame (Athletics)

The Mary Baldwin Wall of Fame will recognize superior athletic achievement, leadership, and team contributions evidenced by some or all of the following

  • Post season honors such as All-American, All State, All conference, etc
  • Holding the position of Team Captain
  • Record setting performances
  • Winning individual/team championships
  • Achievement in the field of athletics after leaving Mary Baldwin University
  • Support for Women and Girls Sports after leaving Mary Baldwin University

Nominees will

  • Have been a full time student at Mary Baldwin University for at least two years
  • Have been a letter-winner in a varsity sport that competed against other colleges on a formal basis
  • Competed as an individual in a sport while attending Mary Baldwin University that the college does not offer.
  • At least ten years shall have elapsed since graduation or Mary Baldwin attendance before the individual is considered for an award

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