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Alumni Awards

Updated Aug. 12, 2020

Call for Nominations

Deadline: October 31, 2020

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences is seeking nominees for the following awards. If you would like to nominate an Eberly College graduate (including yourself), please read more about our award qualifications below. Note: Current members of the Eberly College Visiting Committee and current WVU employees are ineligible for consideration as awardees.

To be considered for a 2021 Alumni Award, nominations must be submitted by October 31, 2020.

Make your nomination today.

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences established this recognition program to acknowledge and celebrate living Eberly College alumni who graduated 20 or more 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. 

Rising Star Award

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

Outstanding Alumni Award

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

2021 Eberly College Alumni Awards Banquet

Nominees selected for an Alumni Award will be notified in December and invited to the College’s next recognition ceremony, which is tentatively scheduled for Friday evening, April 23, 2021, at the Erickson Alumni Center.