2014 LUAA Alumni Award Recipients

The Lucia Russell Briggs Distinguished Achievement Award

This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College after his or her 15th cluster reunion, for outstanding contributions and achievements in a career field. To be eligible, a candidate's achievements should be supported by suitable awards, publications, memberships, leadership positions, career development, and peer recommendations, as well as a national reputation. The award is named after Lucia R. Briggs, president of Milwaukee-Downer College and one of the most beloved and influential figures in the college's history.

The Nathan M. Pusey Young Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award

This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University celebrating his or her 15th cluster reunion or younger, for significant contributions and achievements in a career field. To be eligible, a candidate's achievements should be supported by some but not necessarily all of the following: awards, publications, memberships, leadership positions, career development, and peer recommendations. In addition, the candidate should have established at least a regional reputation based on his or her achievements. The award is named after Nathan M. Pusey, the tenth and youngest president of Lawrence College, an exemplary figure in higher education in the 20th century.

The George B. Walter '36 Service to Society Award

This award is presented to recognize alumni of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College who best exemplify the ideals of a liberal education through socially useful service in their community, the nation, and/or the world. This award honors George B. Walter '36, alumnus, faculty member, educator, and dean of men, whose work at the college and beyond promoted his conviction that every individual can and should make a positive difference in her or his world.

The Gertrude Breithaupt Jupp M-D'18 Outstanding Service Award

This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College after his or her 15th cluster reunion, who has provided outstanding service to Lawrence University. This award honors Gertrude Breithaupt Jupp M-D'18, voted Milwaukee-Downer alumna of the year in 1964 for her long-standing service to the college, which included serving as president of the Alumnae Association Board, class secretary, and public relations officer.

The Marshall B. Hulbert '26 Young Alumni Outstanding Service Award

This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University celebrating his or her 15th cluster reunion or younger, who has provided significant service to the college. This award honors Marshall Brandt Hulbert '26, known as "Mr. Lawrence," who made contributions to thousands of Lawrentian lives and served the University in many significant capacities for 54 years.

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Do you know someone who is a candidate for an alumni award or who could serve on the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors? Let us know!  Give voice to our community’s deepest held values by casting your nominations here.  All alumni, staff, faculty and friends of the college are welcome to submit nominations.

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