HA Alumni contribute to the museum field in many ways. We are proud to be able to recognize the honors and awards they have received. Please help us to build this site by contacting the coordinator with news of awards.
Professional Awards and Honors
Pat Phillips Marshall HA 81, AASLH WOW Award for Beyond the Veneer: Thomas Day, Master Cabinetmaker, 2011
Chris Carron received the American Alliance of Museum's Brooking Paper Competition on Creativity in Museums for his essay, "The Grand Race: Making the City a Museum Without Walls." published in the May/June (2010) issue of Museum.
Debbie Grinnell, HA '91, earned the “Museum Leaders” certificate from The Getty Leadership Institute (2006) and certification from The Project Management Institute (2013). Projects she has overseen at Naper Settlement have received awards from the American Association for State and Local History, Illinois Association of Museums, Illinois State Historical Society, American Cultural Resources Association, American Planning Association Illinois Chapter, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in conjunction with the Chicago Wilderness Foundation.
EIU Outstanding Graduate Alumni
2016 Debbie Grinnell HA 91
2015 Ellen Endslow HA 91
2014 Elaine Webster HA 88
2013 Tom Reitz HA 85
2012 Michael Sarna HA 91
2011 Chris Carron HA 85
2010 Cherie Cook HA 85
2008 Andy Stupperich HA 00
2007 Linda Norbut Suits HA 88
2005 Leo Landis HA 92 and Joy Mattheissen HA 89