Engaged Alumni Award

The Morgridge Center for Public Service Engaged Alumni Award is designed to recognize a UW–Madison alumnus who used their experience with the Morgridge Center for Public Service as a springboard for lifelong civic engagement.

This award honors alumni who continually strive to make their communities happier and healthier places to live.

The application form is now closed.

Any questions or concerns? Email: specialevents487@office365.wisc.edu.

A $250 award will be given to a nonprofit organization of the recipient’s choosing. The Engaged Alumni Award winner will also be honored during the spring semester.

2023: Gillian McBride (’17)
2022: No Recipient Selected
2021: Megan Miller (’09)
2020: Anisa Yudawanti (’19)
2019: Megan Diaz (’17)
2018: Claire Steven (’17)
2017: Ismail Umer (’15)
2016: Craig Kohn (’08)

2024: No Recipient Selected


The Be the Change Bash is the Morgridge Center’s annual end-of-the-semester celebration. The Bash honors students, staff, faculty and community partners who contribute their time and talents to both the community and the UW-Madison campus through service.

The event also includes the Morgridge Center’s annual award ceremony.