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Welcome back to Clarke University! Together, we will cultivate new ways of delivering the Clarke experience — supporting each other and our community. We stand as One Clarke, One Community.

Fall 2020 Return to Campus Information
COVID-19 Communication

Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Distinguished. It is a term that represents the outstanding contributions of so many Clarke alumni in their work and community. Each year, the Clarke Alumni Association recognizes alumni for personal, professional and humanitarian achievements by bestowing Distinguished Alumni Awards.

2020 Winners

Outstanding Achievement Award

Michaelene “Micki” Ostrosky ’80
Presented for outstanding professional achievement and success.

Humanitarian Service Award

Molly (Junk) Andersen-Schreiber ’99
Presented for exceptional service to humanity through civic, faith-based or educational endeavors.

Rising Star Award

Gabrielle “Gabby” (Sullivan) Jean Gilles ’11, ’12M
Presented for alumni 35 years of age and younger who have made an impact in their career, community or contributions to Clarke.

Alumni Award Winners 2019
2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners pictured with Clarke President Thom D. Chesney

Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Complete Form

Athletics Hall of Fame

The Clarke University Athletics Hall of Fame was formed to recognize student-athletes, coaches and contributors who have demonstrated extraordinary performances and achievements in athletics.

Student-Athlete Category

Nominees must have graduated from Clarke, participated as a varsity athlete for a minimum of two years, and have demonstrated outstanding athletic achievement. Student-athletes become eligible for induction beginning seven years after graduation.

Varsity Coach Category

Nominees must have a minimum of three years of varsity coaching experience at Clarke.

Contributor Category

Nominees must have contributed significantly and consistently to the University’s athletics program.

The nomination deadline is May 15. Nominations are accepted throughout the year; however, any nominations received after the May deadline will be included for consideration the following year.

The Hall of Fame induction takes place during Homecoming Weekend each year.

President’s Service Award

Presented occasionally and only by special request of the President, this award is given in grateful appreciation for outstanding service to Clarke University.