The highest award given annually by John Carroll University’s Alumni Association, the Alumni Medal recognizes an individual’s accomplishments in their profession, contributions to their community and dedicated service to John Carroll University post-graduation. This award also affirms the Jesuit ideal of being men and women for others, a principle reinforced in the mission of John Carroll University. The Alumni Medal is not given posthumously.
The Campion Shield recognizes heroism, bravery, or sacrifice on the part of a member of the John Carroll community. Sponsored and funded by the Saint Edmund Campion Society of John Carroll University, the Campion Shield recognizes an individual’s physical or moral action(s) in the face of adversity on behalf of others and emulates the life of Saint Edmund Campion of the Society of Jesus. The Campion Shield also affirms the Jesuit ideal of being men and women for others, a principle reinforced in the mission of John Carroll University.
The Rev. William M. Bichl, S.J. Alumni Volunteer Service Award
The Alumni Volunteer Service Award, created in 1993 and renamed in 2016 after Bill Bichl, S.J., recognizes outstanding volunteers who have distinguished themselves through their dedication, motivation, attitude, and generosity to the University and Alumni Association in sharing their time and talents. This award is given by the Division of University Advancement and the Office of Alumni Relations and voted on by the Alumni Association Board. The Alumni Volunteer Service Award is not given posthumously.
Young Alumni Award
This award recognizes outstanding leadership and service of a John Carroll undergraduate alumnus/a who is 40 years old or younger (as of December 31 of the year nominated). Standards for recognition include demonstrated leadership capability, career excellence, and commitment to the service of others. The Young Alumni Award is not given posthumously.
The Gerald J. Schweickert Outstanding Achievement Award in Athletics
The Gerald J. Schweickert Outstanding Achievement Award in Athletics is named in for a man whose achievements as a player and student at John Carroll have only exceeded by his achievements as coach and educator of the University. The award recognizes a John Carroll University graduate who has brought honor to his or her school through a significant lifetime achievement within the field of athletics outside of the Blue Streak varsity athletic program.
The Silver Quill Award is presented annually to a class columnist for dedication to his/her classmates in writing the column for the Alumni Journal in John Carroll magazine.