Alumni Association Awards Criteria

NOMINATION DEADLINE:  Friday, May 29, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Nomination Process:
  1. Review the awards and criteria below
  2. Download the appropriate Nomination Form(s) below
  3. Complete the Nomination Form(s) and supporting materials; send all pieces in one PDF document
    (Letters of recommendation may be addressed to the Awards Committee)

  4. Email submissions to Erin Strong Elliott at estrong@umn.edu by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015
Awards:

Award Name
Award Description
Materials
Outstanding Alumni Society of the Year
This award celebrates the outstanding total programming efforts of an alumni society in support of the Alumni Association, collegiate unit, and University of Minnesota.
1. Criteria & Requirements
2. Nomination Form

Outstanding Alumni Chapter of the Year
This award celebrates the outstanding total programming efforts of an alumni chapter in support of the Alumni Association and University of Minnesota.
1. Criteria & Requirements
2. Nomination Form

Program Extraordinaire
This award celebrates exceptional alumni programs sponsored by a collegiate unit, alumni society, or geographic chapter.
1. Criteria & Requirements
2. Nomination Form

Advocate of the Year
This award celebrates an exceptional individual who speaks out about the need for strong state support of the University of Minnesota and higher education policies.
1. Criteria & Requirements
2. Nomination Form

U40 Alumni Leader
This award celebrates an exceptional individual who has excelled in a new career and/or public service and is 40 years of age or younger.
1. Criteria & Requirements
2. Nomination Form

Student Volunteer of the Year
This award celebrates an exceptional individual who has shared time and talents to engage alumni in a manner that supports a college and the Alumni Association.
1. Criteria & Requirements
2. Nomination Form


Selection Process:
The Alumni Association's Awards Committee will review each nomination and make the final selections in August. Award recipients will be informed by mid-August.

Awards Celebration:
The Alumni Awards Celebration will be held in McNamara Alumni Center on the evening of Thursday, September 24, 2015. Award recipients will be recognized at this event and each recipient will receive a free ticket for her/himself and one guest. Additionally, award recipients will be recognized in Minnesota magazine.

History:
View a list of previous University Alumni Service Award recipients and Alumni Association award recipients.

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