- IUAA President's Award (2009)
Mary Beth Ryan, assistant director of alumni relations at Culver (Indiana) Academies and director of the Culver Parents Association, graduated in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in general studies. She attended IU South Bend.
From 2004 to 2006, Ryan was executive director of the Mishawaka (Indiana) Business Association. She currently serves as a member at large on the IUAA Executive Council. A lifetime member of the IUAA, Ryan is president of the Marshall County Alumni Chapter of the IUAA and a member of the IU Parents Association Advisory Board.
She served the IU South Bend Alumni Association as president, past president, and as a member of the board of directors. From 2004 to 2006, Ryan was a member of the IU South Bend Chancellor's Advisory Board.