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Wanted: Nominations for Drake National Alumni Awards

December 7, 2010
The Drake University National Alumni Association Board is seeking nominations for the annual Drake University National Alumni Awards. The nominees who are selected to receive one of five awards will be recognized at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception on Thursday, April 28, 2011, in Des Moines.

The event is sponsored by the National Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations.

 

The annual awards include:

  • The Distinguished Service Award, the top honor bestowed upon alumni of Drake University, recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual in a career or profession and exemplary service to the community and University. 
  • The Young Alumni Achievement Award honors alumni, age 40 and younger, for outstanding achievement in a career or profession and reflects the pride of Drake University in these achievements. 
  • The Young Alumni Loyalty Award is presented to alumni age 40 and younger, recognizing dedicated service to Drake University and promotes service by all alumni to the University. 
  • The Alumni Achievement Award honors individuals for outstanding achievement in a career or profession and reflects the pride of Drake University in those achievements. 
  • The Alumni Loyalty Award is presented to Drake alumni to recognize dedicated service to Drake and promote service by all alumni to the University. 

"¨Nominations are due Friday, Dec. 17, and should include contact information for the nominee along with career information, service to the community and profession, service to Drake University and the specific award for which the person is being nominated.

Contact information for the person making the nomination is required. Resumes, newspaper articles, letters of recommendation and other materials about the nominee also are encouraged.

 

Nominations can be submitted by completing the nomination form at our new Alumni Online Community, www.alumni.drake.edu.  Visitors can also view a list of previous alumni award winners.

 

Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 515-271-3152, or via email at alumni@drake.edu.