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Nominate Outstanding Graduate School Alumni

The Graduate School Alumni Society is accepting nominations at this time for three recognition awards—the Early Career Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Humanitarian 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. 
     
  • 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.
     
  • The Humanitarian Award recognizes Graduate School Alumni who have made a positive societal impact on the welfare of humankind. 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.

The deadline for nominations is September 30. All of the award recipients will be honored at the annual Graduate School Alumni Society Recognition Dinner on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Nittany Lion Inn. 

More information about each of the awards, along with lists of past recipients are 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.

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