Call for nominations: Graduate School Alumni Society awards

September 06, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Graduate School Alumni Society is accepting nominations for three recognition awards — the Early Career Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Humanitarian Service Award.

The deadline for nominations is Sept. 30. All award recipients will be honored at the annual Graduate School Alumni Society Recognition Dinner on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Nittany Lion Inn.

Early Career Award

The Early Career Award recognizes Graduate School Alumni who have demonstrated exceptional success in their chosen field. Eligibility is limited to Graduate School Alumni (master’s or doctoral degrees) who received their graduate degree within the 10 years preceding the deadline for this year’s nominations. Submit Early Career Award nominations here.

Humanitarian Service Award

The Humanitarian Service Award recognizes Graduate School Alumni who have made a positive societal impact on the welfare of humankind beyond the responsibilities of their profession. This includes a significant contribution benefiting one's community, state and/or nation, or people of other nations. Eligibility is limited to Graduate School Alumni (master’s or doctoral degrees) who received their graduate degree 10 years or more prior to the deadline for this year’s nominations. Submit Humanitarian Service Award nominations here.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes Graduate School Alumni who have achieved exceptional success in their profession and have demonstrated loyalty to the University and Alumni Association. All alumni of the Graduate School at Penn State who hold a master’s or doctoral degree are eligible for consideration. Submit Lifetime Achievement Award nominations here.

More information about each of the awards, along with lists of past recipients, is available on the Graduate School’s website. If you have any questions, contact Jim Caltagirone, director of Alumni and External Relations, at jrc2@psu.edu or 814-865-2514.

Last Updated September 18, 2018