Alumni Awards Nominations 2018

Posted by Seattle University Alumni Association on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 1:15 PM PDT

 

Service. Professional Excellence. Dedication. These are just a few words that describe our past Seattle University Alumni Award Winners. Each year, the Alumni Awards give the Seattle University Alumni Association the opportunity to celebrate the outstanding contributions and achievements of our alumni and faculty. What makes the Alumni Awards all the more meaningful is that our winners are selected from a pool of nominations put forth by you, our alumni community. You know those friends, professors and fellow alumni who are making a difference, excelling as leaders, living our Jesuit values and making us proud.

 

We are excited to announce that nominations for the 2018 Alumni Awards are now open. A description of each award is available below. Now is your opportunity to shine a light on those who deserve recognition.

 

Alumna/Alumnus of the Year

The highest honor bestowed by the Seattle University Alumni Association.  Recognizes Seattle University alumni who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the community and to Seattle University. Recipients of this award are well recognized, high impact alumni who have demonstrated a commitment to care, academic excellence, diversity, faith, justice and leadership.

Who should you nominate?
Do you know an alum who is a leader, not only in the workplace but in the community? Are they known for the impact they make? Do they demonstrate our Jesuit vales in their daily life?Nominate them for the Alumna/Alumnus of the Year Award.

 

 

University Service Award

Recognizes Seattle University alumni or friends of the university who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment and service to Seattle University. Whether the recipient served on the leadership boards or with academic, athletic or other university departments, the recipient of this award has left a long standing legacy of service with the university community.

Who should you nominate?
Do you know an alum who embodies Seattle U pride? Are they always volunteering their time and talents to support Seattle University? Do they live out our Jesuit values and give back to the Seattle U community? If so, nominate that person for the University Service Award.

 

 

Professional Achievement Award

Recognizes Seattle University alumni whose career and work exemplify a Seattle University education –– demonstrating leadership, professional achievement and active inquiry.  Recipients of this award often have gained national or international recognition in their careers.

Who should you nominate?
Do you know someone who is recognized as a leader in their field? Are they an innovator challenging the way things have always been done? Are they known for their ethical approach to business? Are they a role model helping others become leaders themselves? Celebrate their leadership by nominating them for this award.

 

 

Distinguished Faculty Award

Recognizes a Seattle University faculty member who has made a lasting contribution to the academic formation of students and has raised the standing of the university through excellence in scholarship, teaching and service. Recipients of this award have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to educate the whole person, to promote professional formation and to empower leaders for a just and humane world.

Who should you nominate?
Is there a professor that has had a lasting impact on you, not only inside the classroom but out? Have they changed your approach to a subject and prepared you to excel after graduation? Do you know of a professor that is the embodiment of academic excellence? Thank them for their impact by nominating them for the Distinguished Faculty Award.

 

 

Community Service Award

Recognizes Seattle University alumni who have made a lasting impact in their communities through work or volunteerism. Through service in spiritual, artistic, recreational, educational, social justice or other areas, recipients of this award better the quality of life around them through service. 

Who should you nominate?
Think of a person who gives of their time and talent to make the world a better place. Are they known for their impact on their community? Are they dedicated to volunteerism or have they made a career out of making a difference? Show how much they are valued by nominating them for the Community Service Award.

 

 

Outstanding Recent Alumna/Alumnus Award

Recognizes alumni who have graduated from Seattle University within the past 10 years whose actions reflect the values and mission of the university. Recipients of this award have demonstrated a commitment to care, academic excellence, diversity, faith, justice and leadership in many fields and disciplines.

Who should you nominate?
Is there a graduate of the last 10 years who embodies our Jesuit values? Are they well on their way to becoming a leader that inspires others? Have they already made a lasting impact? Celebrate their achievements by nominating them for the Outstanding Recent Alumna/nus award.