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Alumni Awards

Call for Nominations 

(June 1 - September 15)

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences is seeking nominations for the following awards:

2018 Eberly College Distinguished Alumni Award 

2018 Eberly College Rising Star Award

2018 Eberly College Outstanding Alumni Award

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Eberly College Distinguished Alumni Award

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences established this recognition program to acknowledge and celebrate living Eberly College alumni who graduated more than 10 years ago, and are making important contributions in their community and within their professions. The award seeks to honor successful alumni for their professional and business life, their civic leadership and social welfare activities, and their intellectual and cultural pursuits. If you would like to nominate yourself or another Eberly College graduate for this award, please follow the instructions noted in the nomination form here.

Nominations will be reviewed by the Dean’s Visiting Committee, a standing faculty committee. The committee’s recommendations will be forwarded to the Eberly College Visiting Committee for selection.

Current WVU faculty, staff and administrators, as well as current members of the College’s Visiting Committee, are not eligible for this recognition.

Recipients must return to campus for the Spring award ceremony to receive their award. Each recipient’s name will be added to a memorial plaque in Woodburn Hall.

Eberly College Outstanding Alumni Award 

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences established this recognition program to enable college departments and programs to acknowledge and honor their alumni for the important contributions they are making within their profession.

The selection process begins at the department or program level and is approved by the Dean of the College who invites recipients to the annual celebration of excellence in alumni achievement.

If you would like to nominate yourself or another Eberly College graduate for this award, please follow the instructions noted in the nomination form here.

Eberly College Rising Star Award

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences established this recognition program to honor Eberly College alumni that graduated within the last 10 years and who show great promise in their careers. Professional contributions should represent the values of West Virginia University and the Eberly College, including leadership, innovation and dedication.

Nominations will be reviewed by the Dean’s Visiting Committee, a standing faculty committee. The committee’s recommendations will be forwarded to the Eberly College Visiting Committee for selection.

You can nominate individuals for this award by completing the online form. Nominations for the 2018 Alumni Awards can be submitted by September 15, 2017. Nominations can be submitted at any time throughout the year for consideration the following year. Inductees will be selected in Fall 2017.

The 2018 Alumni Award Ceremony will take place in April 2018.

Alumni Award Nomination Form