Alumni Achievement Awards Nomination

Nominations are now open!

The USD Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Alumni Achievement Awards. Submit your nomination using the form below by June 9 at 11:59 p.m. Winners will be announced this summer.

EMERGING LEADER: Recognition will honor an alum who best exemplifies leadership in public service or professional accomplishment. Eligible nominees include alumni who have graduated from USD within the past 10 years.

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY: Recognition will honor an alum who best demonstrates a unique contribution and sustained service that will leave a lasting impact on the university community, whether through employment, public service, organization leadership or a combination of considerations.

PUBLIC SERVICE: Recognition will honor an alum who best exemplifies leadership in public service or community service in the spirit of volunteerism. Consideration for this category is based on the breadth and depth of the service and in the context of the commitment to lifelong service engagement.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Recognition will honor an alum’s record of professional and career service at the local, state, national or international level. This award honors an alum who has distinguished himself or herself through meritorious service to the profession itself and/or society through demonstrating the university’s liberal arts values such as critical thinking, diversity and inclusion, and communication.

Nomination Form

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