Father Hendrickson at an Evening of Honors

Evening of Honors

Honoring our outstanding alumni.

Each year, we honor a group of Creighton alumni who have made a difference in their communities. These outstanding alumni will be recognized with the Alumni Merit Award and Alumni Achievement Citation at a ceremony and reception.

How to nominate an alumnus/alumna


2021 awards

Read more about the recipients.

Alumni Achievement Citation

Robert A. Reed, BSBA'61

Alumni Merit Awards

College of Arts & Sciences: Jane O’Keefe Addy, BS’74

College of Nursing: MG (Ret.) Mary E. Link, BSN’83

Graduate School: Jeffrey J. Gross, BSPHY’93, MS’95

Heider College of Business: Dennis L. Wiederholt, BSBA’75, MBA’85, and
Patricia Greco Wiederholt, BSBA’74

School of Dentistry: Eugene Low, DDS’67

School of Law: Felecia Turner Epps, JD’83

School of Medicine: Jane M. Carnazzo, BSCHM’82, MD’86

School of Pharmacy and Health Professions: Mary Wolpert-DeFilippes, PhD, BSPHA’63

Recent Alumni Award

Hilary Wething, PhD, BS’11

Friend of Creighton Award

Macaela Smith and Bette Walker


Previous winners

See past recipients of the Alumni Merit Award

See past recipients of the Alumni Achievement Citation