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Alumni Awards


 
Each fall, Edgewood College partners with the Alumni Board and the Office for Institutional Advancement to recognize extraordinary individuals with three awards:
 
Distinguished Alumni Award—acknowledges the accomplishments of an alum who has achieved excellence in his or her professional career and has demonstrated a commitment of ethical leadership, service and search for truth.
 

Dominican Mission Award—recognizes an alum who has shown a commitment to social justice or a history of extraordinary volunteer service in the community, country, or the world.

Promise Award—recognizes an alum, 40 years of age or younger, who is an emerging leader and has achieved a high level of success through professional accomplishments and service to his or her alma mater or community. 

Meet This Year's Recipients

Eileen (Dhooghe) McIltrot ’78

Alumni

Eileen (Dhooghe) McIltrot ’78

2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Ms. McIltrot is in private practice as a licensed psychotherapist, serves on numerous nonprofit boards, works with families in high conflict divorce cases, and is a health care proxy for the Lee Health System in Fort Myers, Florida. Her work in leadership, administration, ministry, direct service, education, and outreach has been recognized through numerous local and national awards.

Meet Eileen

Darian Senn-Carter, Ed.D. ’17

Alumni

Darian Senn-Carter, Ed.D. ’17

2019 Promise Award recipient

Dr. Senn-Carter is a Professor of Homeland Security and Criminal Justice at Anne Arundel Community College and serves as a Council member of the City of Bowie, Maryland. He is a nationally recognized leader with more than 15 years of comprehensive experience including K-12 education, higher education, and public and private sector work.

Meet Darian

Elizabeth Dunn, O.P. ’70

Alumni

Elizabeth Dunn, O.P. ’70

2019 Dominican Mission Award recipient

Sr. Elizabeth and Sr. Martha have committed their vocation and lives to the education of children of migrant and service industry labor in Florida. Together, in partnership, they put their strengths to tremendous benefit at Hope Rural School in Indiantown, Florida; Sr. Elizabeth serves as director. As lifelong educators, they have also started an endowment fund for their graduates to afford to attend a local community college.

Meet Elizabeth

Martha Rohde, O.P. ‘69

Alumni

Martha Rohde, O.P. ‘69

2019 Dominican Mission Award recipient

Sr. Martha and Sr. Elizabeth have committed their vocation and lives to the education of children of migrant and service industry labor in Florida. Together, in partnership, they put their strengths to tremendous benefit at Hope Rural School in Indiantown, Florida; Sr. Martha serves as principal of the school. As lifelong educators, they have also started an endowment fund for their graduates to afford to attend a local community college.

Meet Martha

Diane Ballweg ’75, MA ’07

Alumni

Diane Ballweg ’75, MA ’07

2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Ms. Ballweg has served on more than 30 nonprofit boards—organizations ranging from those advancing support for women, to serving local arts and culture programs, to educational initiatives. At Edgewood College, she has made her mark most notably on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee.

Meet Diane

Meet Previous Recipients