Presidential Mission Medal

Presidential Mission Medal:

The Presidential Mission Medal is bestowed upon exceptional individuals who exemplify the Marywood mission:

Marywood University, sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, roots itself in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the principle of justice, and the belief that education empowers people. The University integrates an enduring liberal arts tradition and professional disciplines to create a comprehensive learning experience. Our undergraduate and graduate programs promote academic excellence, advance innovative scholarship and foster leadership in service to others. Within a welcoming and supportive community, Marywood challenges individuals of all backgrounds to achieve their full potential and make choices based on spiritual and ethical values. Marywood University prepares students to seek sustainable solutions for the common good and educates global citizens to live responsibly in an interdependent world. Medal recipients shall be servant leaders who embrace a commitment to Marywood's core values of Catholic identity, respect, empowerment, service, and excellence.
Each recipient’s fidelity to Marywood’s mission and core values, articulated through their generosity of time, talent, or treasure, shall inspire others to serve and advance Marywood’s commitment to excellence and empowerment through education.

Inaugural Medalist:
Ann R. Henry, Ph.D. '73
Trustee, Former Chair of the Board of Trustees

Edit Image (Left to right)Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., President of Marywood University, and Ann R. Henry, Ph.D., recipient of the Presidential Mission Medal
(Left to right) Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D. '69, President of Marywood University, and Ann R. Henry, Ph.D. '73, recipient of the Presidential Mission Medal.
A servant leader who exemplifies Marywood University’s mission and embraces our core values of Catholic identity, respect, empowerment, service, and excellence.

Her fidelity to Marywood’s mission and core values, articulated through her generosity of time, talent, and treasure, inspires others to serve and to advance Marywood’s commitment to excellence and empowerment through education.