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Call for 2020 Alumni Awards Nominations

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The American University Alumni Association has worked to engage alumni since its founding in 1927. For most of those 93 years, it has been governed by a dedicated board of alumni leaders. And since 1948, the alumni association has honored outstanding alumni with its annual alumni awards. 

Alumni awards are the highest honors presented by the AU Alumni Association. Selected annually through a highly competitive process, each recipient has made a lasting impact on society and on AU through outstanding professional, philanthropic, or volunteer accomplishments. 

“We know that our alumni have always been changemakers and champions for their communities,” says President Sylvia Burwell. “We have the great privilege and honor of sharing their stories through our alumni awards.” 

Nominations for the 2020 Alumni Awards are now open, and we need YOU to share stories of  notable alumni. “Especially during difficult times, we take solace in honoring the impactful work and good deeds of those around us,” says President Burwell. "Our alumni awards program is one of the most important ways in which we honor fellow Eagles, and I appreciate the involvement of our entire community in celebrating some of our best and brightest.”

The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 15. Learn more and submit your nominations now.

Questions? Contact us at alumniawards@american.edu