Each year the Alumni Association recognizes the outstanding achievements of five accomplished graduates. The awardees are nominated by their peers throughout the year and are elected by alumni who meet the following criteria:
Professional Achievement Award
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.
Community Service Award
Exceptional volunteer service including leadership roles in more than one organization; recognized for volunteer service on local, regional, state, national, or international level.
Effective Use of Retirement Years Award
Exceptional continuation of community service; extension of career-oriented activities; public presentations of works or interest; cultural endeavors; continuing education.
Eleanor Judd Wilkes Service to Keuka College Award
Service to Keuka 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, and 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).