Recognizing Outstanding Alumni Achievement

Keuka College seeks to recognize alumni who live out the College's mission and in doing so, make outstanding contributions to the professions and communities they're a part of.

The Alumni Association Executive Council reviews nominations each year and, in partnership with the Office of Alumni Relations, selects each year's honorees.

Awards are given out during Green & Gold Celebration Weekend during a special awards dinner.

About the Awards

  • Exceptional achievement evidence by recognition by professional peers
  • Use of skills in community organizations or activities
  • Honors received by other organizations
  • Office held in professional organizations
  • Graduate degrees received or other evidence of continued education
  • Publications/presentations of professional work
  • Exceptional volunteer service including leadership roles in more than one organization
  • Recognized for volunteer service on local, regional, state, national, or international level
  • Exceptional continuation of community service
  • Extension of career-oriented activities
  • Public presentations of works or interest
  • Cultural endeavors
  • Continuing education

Service to Keuka College in leadership roles of more than one of the following areas over a period of several years:

  • Class
  • Club
  • Alumni Association
  • Keuka Fund participation
  • Board of Trustees
  • Field Period®
  • Career Development
  • Admissions Involvement
  • Exceptional achievement in work or service by someone less than or equal to fifteen years beyond graduation from Keuka College as evidenced by professional achievement (rapid promotions, publications/presentations, graduate education, honors received by professional organizations)
  • Community service (leadership roles in volunteer organizations at local, state, national, or international level)
  • Service to Keuka College (class, Alumni Association, club activities, Keuka Fund participation, career development, and admissions work)

The deadline for the nominations for this year's awardees is April 15, 2024.