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University Awards

2016 Alumni Award Winners

Alumni Awards

President Kerwin presented the 2016 Alumni Awards during All-American Weekend.

Each year, the American University Alumni Association presents selected alumni with its most prestigious awards.

The Alumni Achievement Award recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves through their professional accomplishments.

The Alumni Recognition Award recognizes alumni who inspire the world around them through service to the community or a philanthropic mission.

The Alumni Eagle Award recognizes alumni who have rendered outstanding service to the university and/or the Alumni Association.

The Rising Star Award recognizes young alumni (those who received their degree within the last 10 years) who are already making significant contributions to greater society through professional or philanthropic work.

Learn more about nominating an alumnus/a for one of these awards.

Nominations Deadline: May 5, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations or (202) 885-5900. 

Learn more about last year's alumni award winners.