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 is closed.

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.

2020: Anisa Yudawanti (’19)
2019: Megan Diaz (’17)
2018: Claire Steven (’17)
2017: Ismail Umer (’15)
2016: Craig Kohn (’08)

2021 Recipient Megan Miller (’09)

2020 Engaged Alumni Awardee Megan MillerMegan Miller has been engaged with the Morgridge Center and its program since her time in undergrad, here at UW–Madison.

After her undergraduate career and work with AmeriCorps, Megan joined the Morgridge Center team as the assistant director of civic engagement and communications, leading the Morgridge Center’s co-curricular programming.

Even after leaving the Morgridge Center, Megan continues to advocate for voter access and encourages students to remain civically engaged.


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.