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Celebrating Alumni

The Mount Royal Alumni Association has celebrated alumni achievement and impact since 1984. Throughout the decades, several alumni awards programs have recognized more than 90 alum and marked Mount Royal’s evolution from college to university.

This year, the MRU Alumni Association is launching the Outstanding Alumni Awards, an alumni awards and recognition program for alum who exemplify Mount Royal’s vision and values in their profession and community.


Applications for the 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards are now closed! Thank you to everyone who nominated an alum with heart — you play a huge role in helping us celebrate and recognize outstanding alum.

Nominee applications are being reviewed, and all eligible nominees will be notified by March 15th, 2023. A full nominee list will be posted on this webpage in April.

Stay tuned to learn more about the 2023 nominees, and thank you again for submitting your nomination! If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, email


Outstanding Alumni Awards Value Categories


The Outstanding Alumni Awards recognizes Mount Royal alumni who exemplify the vision and values of Mount Royal in their professional work and/or community activities. Mount Royal University is a unique place and a community that celebrates authenticity, boldness, belonging, inquisitiveness, and transformation. 

The Mount Royal Alumni Association bestows the Outstanding Alumni Awards annually on alumni who continue to represent the vision and values of their alma mater; opening minds and changing lives.





The Process


Get Involved


Outstanding Alumni Awards:

Selection Committee

Applications for the Selection Committee are now CLOSED
Selected volunteers will be notified by March 17th, 2023.

Thank you to all applicants! 



Any Questions? 


If you have any questions regarding your nomination, please contact the 
Office of Alumni Relations at

This awards and recognition program was co-created with alumni volunteers. A special thanks to: 

Shifrah Gadamsetti; Karen Gallagher-Burt; Eric Bennett; Molli Bennett; Dylan Harris; Andrea van Vugt; Mark Sollis
Alumni Programs Specialist: Johanna Clark
MRU Alumni Council