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Presidential Medal

Presidential Medal

The Presidential Medal is awarded at the sole discretion of the President to an individual or organization whose contributions have had a far-reaching and positive influence on the College, Seminary, in our communities, across the nation, or around the world.

The Presidential Medal honors those who exemplify the ideals and who have made exceptional contributions that represent the College’s vision, mission, and core values – being reflective, fulfilling careers, and transforming leadership in a world of change.

Recipients of the Presidential Medal

The Breidegam Family 
October 21, 2017 - Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences Building Dedication

The Breidegam Family receiving the Presidential Medal from Bryon Grigsby

Kerry Cheever, Department Chair and Professor Emerita,
Nursing and Public Health Department

May 11, 2019 - Moravian College Commencement Ceremony

Kerry Cheever at commencement

Dr. Markéta Pánková, Director of the National Pedagogical Museum and Library of J.A. Comenius Prague, Czech Republic
June 19, 2019 - Presidential Sabbatical in Prague and Germany

PhDr. Markéta Pánková with President Grigsby

Dr. Curtis "Hank" Barnette,
Former Chairman and CEO of Bethlehem Steel and Moravian College Trustee,

September 18, 2019 - Moravian College Heritage Day

Robert Donchez
Major, City of Bethlehem
May 8, 2021 - Moravian College Commencement Ceremony

Major Donchez receiving medal