Distinguished Alumni Award Criteria

Distinguished Alumni Award
Quinnipiac’s Distinguished Alumni Award is presented biennially to an alumna or alumnus who has:

  • Displayed outstanding leadership and achievement in their professions or careers, that in turn enhances the reputation of Quinnipiac
  • Continually served their local and global community and Quinnipiac through their personal and professional participation in various civic and local affairs
  • Acted as a conduit, for alumni who are looking to re-connect or further develop their relationship with the institution; and
  • Displayed a continuous philanthropic loyalty and bond with Quinnipiac University

Outstanding Service to Quinnipiac Award
The Outstanding Service to Quinnipiac award is presented biennially to an alumna or alumnus who has:

  • Displayed an undying passion to Quinnipiac University by generously giving much of their time to the continued excellence of the Alumni Association program
  • Has role-modeled Quinnipiac’s commitment to excellence and community to fellow alumni
  • Encouraged fellow graduates to be involved and informed about their alma-mater
  • Displayed a philanthropic loyalty to the university

Recent Alumni Achievement Award
Quinnipiac’s Recent Alumni Achievement award is presented biennially to an alumna or alumnus who has graduated within the past 10 years and who has:

  • Made outstanding contributions to their profession and/or community since graduation
  • Role-modeled Quinnipiac’s commitment to excellence and community to fellow alumni through their involvement in the Alumni Association
  • Encouraged fellow graduates to stay connected to Quinnipiac after graduation
  • Displays their dedication to QU through their meaningful philanthropy to Quinnipiac

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