Young Alumni Medal

The Villanova Young Alumni Medal will be given to an alumnus/a who has reached a significant level of achievement in his/her profession and who is a model of the quality and caliber of today’s Villanova student.


  1. Candidates must have graduated from the University within the last 10 years.
  2. Candidates must have achieved a significant level of distinction within their chosen fields.
  3. Candidates' achievements must reflect the quality and caliber of today’s Villanova student.
  4. Current members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the University Board of Trustees are not eligible for nomination.

Nominating Process

  1. Submit a one-page typed Nomination Summary of the nominee’s achievements and accomplishments. This summary should include the name and class year of the nominee and the name, class year, address and telephone number of the person submitting the nomination.

  2. Two additional pages of supporting documentation can be submitted with the one-page Nomination Summary. Supporting documents may include: resume, press clippings, correspondence.

  3. The Nomination Summary and supporting documents should be submitted to the Alumni Office via email at or mailed to Alumni Center, Garey Hall, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085.

2015 Young Alumni Medal Recipients: Meg Evans Baldwin '07 and Matthew Baldwin '06

2015 - Meg Evans Baldwin ‘07 and Matthew Baldwin ‘06
2014 - Taylor Henderson '05
2009 - Jean Ellen Gismervik '03
2007 - Matthew (Matt) Nespoli '04
2006 - Katherine T. Fallon '01
2005 - Christy Hansen '97
2004 - Tresa E. Zielinski '90
2003 - C. Sean Closkey '89
2002 - Philip L. Brach '89
2001 - Mary M. O'Neill '90 
2000 - Anthony E. Granese '89
1999 - Maria E. Bello '89
1997 - Terrence D. Shannon '88