Penn State Distinguished Alumni Award

Established by the Board of Trustees, this award — the highest honor bestowed by Penn State — recognizes alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements, and community service exemplify the objectives of the University.

Carl Berquist ’74 Acctg

Retired executive vice president and CFO, Marriott International Inc.

Charlotte McLaughlin ’75 Acctg

President and CEO, PNC Financial Services

Lisa Baird ’84 MBA

Commissioner, National Women’s Soccer League

Jerome Griffith ’79 Mktg

CEO, Lands’ End

Penn State Alumni Achievement Award

Presented by the Penn State Alumni Association, this award recognizes alumni 35 years of age and younger for their extraordinary professional accomplishments.

Emily Zheng ’14 Fin

Corporate Development, BetterUp

Natasha Bansgopaul ’10 MBA

Co-founder and COO, DarcMatter, Konstellation, and VegaX Holdings