Knight of Excellence


Knight of Knights is a yearly fundraising celebration honoring Bellarmine's esteemed alumni.

Visit this page later for the time and location of our next event.

All proceeds support student aid and scholarships. Visit our Knight of Knights photo page to see past celebrations. 


Valet parking is available at the Omni Louisville Hotel. Other parking options include Starks Garage at 430 S. 3rd Street and Stewarts Garage at 530 S. 3rd Street.


If you would like to reserve a room at the Omni Hotel, please contact them at (502) 313-6664 or visit them online at for availability and pricing information.


The dress attire for Knight of Knights is black tie or track attire. 

Track attire is considered dressy business casual.  Black tie is formal evening wear.  For men this consists of tuxedos.  For women, this means a long dress in an evening-appropriate fabric, such as satin, velvet, chiffon, silk, or lace.  The dress can be any color, but black is a classic choice.  Women can also accessorize with jewelry, a clutch, and heels.

Knight of Knight Scholarship Fund

The Knight of Knight's Scholarship Fund in honor of Mike Mackin '83, supports scholarships and financial aid for students at Bellarmine University.  Gifts to the fund can be made online or by mail.

Here are the ways you can become part of the Knight of Knight's event:

  1. Join the Bellarmine President’s Society: This is the university’s most prestigious donor recognition club for those who contribute $2,000 or more (per couple or organization) to Bellarmine during the fiscal year. Join now through our online giving form >>
  2. Make a Gift: By making a gift in honor of Mike Makin '83, you will allow students at Bellarmine the opportunity to benefit from our small class sizes, dedicated faculty, and individualized attention.
  3. Become a Sponsor: High-visibility corporate and individual sponsorships are available at $5,000, $10,000, $15,000, and $25,000 levels. Sponsor information >>

To learn more about the benefits of being a President's Society member or a Knight of Knights sponsor, please contact Tami Fitzgerald '92, Senior Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship at or (502) 272-8331.