Thara Memory, music alum, led his American Music Program to win the Essentially Ellington competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City in May 2015.
An Honorary Alumnus or Alumna is a friend of Marylhurst who has made noteworthy contributions to the university and its mission.
2011 - Mary H. Clark, trustee
2011 - Thomas E. Ruhl, Ph.D., education department chair
2007 - Nancy Wilgenbusch, Ph.D., Marylhurst president, 1984-2008
2002 - Father Lawrence Saalfeld
2001 - Lajos Balogh, conductor, Marylhurst Orchestra