2023 Opus College of Engineering Award Recipients

Opus College of Engineering Awards Conferral

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Reception: 5:00 p.m.

Conferral: 5:30 p.m.

Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom (third floor)


ConnellyDistinguished Alumna of the Year Award
Dr. Jennifer Schilling Connelly, Eng ’99
Brookfield, Wis.

Dr. Jennifer Connelly was drawn to Marquette for two reasons: one of the top biomedical engineering programs and the Jesuit foundations of the Marquette mission, including the emphasis on leadership and service.

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McCartyProfessional Achievement Award
John P. McCarty, Eng ’92
Mahtomedi, Minn.

John McCarty’s 27 years as a biomedical engineer for health care technology company Medtronic is more than just a career. It’s an opportunity to make a difference for families like his.

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MayhoodEntrepreneurial Award
David R. Mayhood, Eng ’67
Arlington, Va.

As president of the Mayhood Company, a condominium sales and marketing firm, David Mayhood enjoys using his creative talents and marketing experience to create successful condominium communities. “At this point in my career, I am doing some of my best work in challenging times with an awesome group of people,” he says.

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TrautscholdYoung Alumnus of the Year Award
Matthew W. Trautschold, Eng ’04
Appleton, Wis.

As a senior process engineer for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Matt Trautschold knows his position might not sound glamorous. “I don't think many people dream of designing or producing toilet paper for a living, but it's much more than just that,” he says.

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