Award nominations for 2016 will be accepted from
January 20 - April 1
Thank you for your interest in alumni awards. Your nomination continues the tradition of honoring University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee alumni and friends.
The Alumni Association solicits nominations for the awards from all members of the University community. A committee of the Alumni Association Board of Trustees reviews the materials submitted on each candidate and selects those candidates who are deemed most deserving of recognition and whose achievements most closely fit the category for which they have been nominated. The committee often invites consulting members to assist in its deliberations. Individuals chosen to receive awards are honored each year at the Alumni Awards Evening.
SUBMITTING YOUR NOMINATION
Read the awards criteria below before making your recommendations. A candidate may be nominated for more than one award category, and the selection committee reserves the right to grant an award for which the candidate has not been nominated.
This award recognizes alumni for exceptional volunteer leadership in service to UWM and the Alumni Association. Recipients will demonstrate a quality and depth of service to UWM that is truly outstanding. To be awarded to one alumna/us annually.
Honorary Alumni Award
Honorary Alumni status is presented to a person who is not a graduate of UWM but who has earned this recognition and honor through deep loyalty, service and support of the University and the Alumni Association.Graduate of the Last Decade Award
This award honors alumni from each School or College who have achieved accomplishments of significant importance at an early stage of their careers (1-10 years after their undergraduate or graduate degree). The award is intended to recognize either professional accomplishment or service to the university by those who have graduated within the last decade.
New for 2015: Both undergraduate AND graduate students from the last ten years are eligible for this award and the committee may select several from each category.Community Service Award
The Community Service Award honors those alumni who have generously contributed their time and talents for the enrichment of others and the betterment of their communities. This award bestows recognition on those individuals who have given of themselves in support of various civic, charitable, philanthropic and social welfare organizations.Corporate Partner Award