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National Alumni Association Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

National Alumni Association Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Overall purpose of the National Alumni Association (NAA) Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee is to develop best practices for building diverse leadership pipelines for the NAA and engage with the Mount’s diverse alumni to create a more welcoming and inclusive culture.


  • Develop best practices for building diverse leadership pipelines for the NAA and current MSMU Student Body.
  • Develop ways to engage the Mount’s diverse young alumni and older alumni, including building alumni-to-student connections.
  • Develop ways to engage in efforts to create a more inclusive and welcoming alumni community, especially having alumni of color returning to campus and regional functions.
  • Provide an opportunity to propose additional ways to strengthen a sense of belonging at the Mount.
  • Provide leadership on the development of diversity and inclusion strategies in existing alumni programming.
  • Leverage all forms of diversity to strengthen the alumni network.

Please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 301-447-5362 or by email at

Your Voice. Your Vote.

2021 NAA Elections

The 2021 National Alumni Association Elections begin on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 and run through Thursday, May 6, 2021.  Continue to check back for more information.

Awards and Nominations

Bruté Award

The Simon Bruté Award is presented by the Mount St. Mary’s National Alumni Association to a graduate who has rendered outstanding and meritorious service to the Church, state, nation and our fellow citizens.  The medal is presented at the traditional Alumni Reunion Banquet.

It is the highest honor awarded by the Association to a Mountaineer.

Submit a nomination


Hall of Fame

Established in 1971 by the National Alumni Association, the Mount St. Mary’s Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes annually former athletes who “have exhibited athletic prowess of an outstanding nature in an intercollegiate sport.”

Sumbit a nomination


Distinguished Young Alumni Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a young alumnus/a, who, through hard work, perseverance and education have reached a high level of achievement in their chosen professions.  The award also honors graduates who have brought honor and distinction to their Alma Mater by their success, interest and support of the Mount through the National Alumni Association.  This award is to be presented at the Hall of Fame Brunch during Winter Homecoming.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Mount St. Mary's University

Learn more about the Mount's Guiding Principles on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, how DEI is part of the Mount's strategic plan, and how our campus community supports students of color and promotes equity and inclusion.

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Films, Podcasts and Readings on Racism and Racial Injustice

The Mount has gathered resources on racism and racial injustice to aid members of the Mount St. Mary’s community in gaining greater knowledge and understanding. We urge you to read, watch, listen, reflect, pray and engage in discussions.

Visit these resources to learn more

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