2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards nomination application is now available. Please click here to nominate an alumnus today.

Distinguished Alumnus Award:
Honors an alumnus of Rowan University for their outstanding significant achievements and contributions to his/her profession and/or community and is recognized for leadership in his/her field. The contributions do not need to be publicly renowned but should represent important creative effort or accomplishment with societal or educational value. This award is presented annually at Commencement.

Distinguished Young Alumnus Award
Honors and recognizes an alumnus who has graduated within the past 10 years. This award is presented to an alumnus who has distinguished themselves beyond others by providing either outstanding service to Rowan University, or has made an outstanding contribution to their profession or community. This award is presented annually at Convocation.

Lifetime Service Award
Honors an alumnus of Rowan University who has graduated at least 50 years ago and has demonstrated significant service to Rowan University and the community. This award is intended to recognize longevity and consistency of service and breadth of service over a lifetime of dedication to the University. The award is presented annually at the Golden Years Reunion.

Alumni Ambassador Award
Honors an alumnus of Rowan University who has developed and/or participated in a program, event or special outreach affinity effort. The achievements of the recipient should be inspirational and bring honor and a source of pride to Rowan University. This award is presented annually at Homecoming.



Criteria:
The alumnus being nominated:
1. Must be a graduate of Rowan University.
2. Should be an outstanding practitioner in field of endeavor.
3. Should be recognized by peers for contributions in field of endeavor.
4. Should serve as a model and inspiration to others.
5. May have made contributions to the university and community beyond the normal career responsibilities.
6. May not be an active member of the Rowan University Board of Trustees, the Rowan University Foundation, the Rowan University Alumni Association Board of Directors, the South Jersey Technology Park Board of Directors, or be presently employed by Rowan University.

Procedure:
1. Nomination forms will be petitioned online at
www.rowan.edu/alumni or from the Alumni Engagement Office.
2. The following time line will be followed:
- Nominations and application materials will be accepted on a rolling basis. Any nominations submitted after February 7, 2014 will be considered for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
- Information included in the application will be verified and reviewed by the Alumni Board of Directors' Awards Committee. 
- The names of the individual chosen to receive the award will be brought forth for approval by the Alumni Board of Directors. 
3. The Award Recipient will be notified and informed of the award presentation date and location.
   

** Nominees that are not selected will rollover into the next year's nominations.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Class of 2014 Celebration
Friday, May 9, 2014

Celebrating 15 Years of Alumni Excellence in Engineering
Thursday, May 15, 2014

Phillies vs Mets & Pre-Game Party @ McFadden's at the Ballpark

Friday, May 30, 2014

Rowan Alumni at Boogie Nights in A.C.
Saturday, June 7, 2014

Golden Years Reunion
Friday, June 13, 2014

SAVE THE DATE

26th Annual Foundation Golf Tournament at Laurel Creek Country Club
Monday, June 2, 2014

Brown & Gold Gridiron Club Golf Tournament
Friday, June 27, 2014

Homecoming 2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014

 

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