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Distinguished Alumni


The University of Wyoming Alumni Association annually recognizes the university’s alumni who are distinguished in their business, profession, or life’s work; are persons of integrity, stature, and demonstrated ability; reflect upon and realize the importance of their UW education.

The University of Wyoming Distinguished Alumni Award is given to an individual who meets the following qualifications:

      *   The individual must be distinguished in their business, profession, career or life work.  (The basis for this award is their body of work)
      *   The individual must be a person of such integrity and stature that UW faculty, staff, students, and alumni will take pride in their recognition.
      *   Must reflect and realize the importance of the education received at UW. 
      *   Must be a person who has attended UW. 
      *   Nominee must be living and able to participate in person at the Awards Recognition Ceremony (no posthumous nominations).

Individuals in the following categories are not eligible to receive the award:

       *   Anyone who is a candidate for public office at the time of selection.
       *   Any current member of the selection committee, UW Alumni Association Board of Directors, or UW
            Board of Trustees.

NOTICE FOR NOMINATION PROCESS:

       *   Anyone may submit nominations for consideration.
       *   Nominations are for single recipients only – no couples or groups.
       *   Nominations are accepted via ONLINE submission.
       *   Reference Statements are in place of reference letters and have a number of questions to be answered.
       *   Reference Statements can only be submitted online. (Limit reference statements to three per nomination). 


Please complete the online form by February 28th 2024. Nomination applications will need to be completed in full in order to be accepted by the deadline. At times, the pool of nominations can be large and it's not unusual for an application to be in the pool for a number of years.

Previous submissions (received before April 2022) will be “grandfathered” in the old submission style but will also be given the opportunity to re-submit under the online format.

UWAA recognizes honorees during Homecoming weekend through activities that celebrate their accomplishments. It is a special time for distinguished alumni, in which they can both receive recognition and give back to UW. Many honorees arrange for special events with their respective colleges during this time, providing inspiration and advice to current students.       

 

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Distinguished Alumni Recipients

 

The Medallion Service Award


The University of Wyoming Alumni Association recognizes outstanding service to the university through the Medallion Service Award. Individuals must have given unselfishly of their time, talent, or support to the university, and be a person of integrity and stature. Please note: individuals receiving a Medallion Service Award nomination do not have to be UW alumni.

The University of Wyoming Medallion Service Award is given to an individual who meets the following qualifications:

      *   The individual must have served unselfishly with their time, talent, or support to the University of Wyoming.  (The basis for this award is service)
      *   The individual must be a person of such integrity and stature that UW faculty, staff, students, and alumni will take pride in their recognition.
      *   Nominee must be living and able to participate in person at the Awards Recognition Ceremony (no posthumous nominations).

Individuals in the following categories are not eligible to receive the award:

       *   Anyone who is a candidate for public office at the time of selection.
       *   Any current member of the selection committee, UW Alumni Association Board of Directors, or UW
            Board of Trustees.

NOTICE FOR NOMINATION PROCESS:

       *   Anyone may submit nominations for consideration.
       *   Nominations are for single recipients only – no couples or groups.
       *   Nominations are accepted via ONLINE submission.
       *   Reference Statements are in place of reference letters and have a number of questions to be answered.
       *   Reference Statements can only be submitted online. (Limit reference statements to three per nomination).

 

Please complete the online form by February 28th 2024. Nomination applications will need to be completed in full in order to be accepted by the deadline. At times, the pool of nominations can be large and it's not unusual for an application to be in the pool for a number of years.

Previous submissions (received before April 2022) will be “grandfathered” in the old submission style but will also be given the opportunity to re-submit under the online format.

UWAA recognizes honorees during Homecoming weekend through activities that celebrate their accomplishments. It is a special time for distinguished alumni, in which they can both receive recognition and give back to UW. Many honorees arrange for special events with their respective colleges during this time, providing inspiration and advice to current students.       

 

MSA Reference   MSA Nominations


Medallion Service Award Recipients

Alumni Awards


The UW Alumni Association proudly recognizes achievements of alumni and friends by presenting awards each year. These honorees include individuals who support the state of Wyoming and its communities, exhibit exceptional professional achievements, and display leadership and volunteerism. They are engaged in supporting the University of Wyoming Alumni Association and the University of Wyoming. The nominee must be able to participate in person at the Awards Recognition Ceremony (no posthumous nominations).

 

Applications for the class of 2025 are due July 31, 2024. Nomination applications will need to be completed in full in order to be accepted by the deadline. 

 

 

 

Building A Better Wyoming Award:


Recognizes alumni of the University of Wyoming who have made a difference in the lives of people in Wyoming and is a source of UW strength and pride.

 

Building a Better WY Reference

 

Building a Better WY Nomination


 


 

Network Leader Award:


Recognizes alumni of the University of Wyoming who are active members of the UWAA and have been leaders and actively engaged in a UWAA network.

 

 

Network Leader Award Reference   Network Leader Award Nomination

 

Rising Alumni Award:


Recognizes alumni of the University of Wyoming who have graduated in the last ten years and distinguished themselves through a high level of professional accomplishment in their career. 

 

 

Rising Alumni Award References   Rising Alumni Award Nomination

 

Life Member Service Award:


Recognizes a UWAA Life Member who has shown outstanding and exemplary service primarily on behalf of or for the UWAA and the UWAA community.

 

Life Member Service Award References   Life Member Service Award Nomination

 

 

Past Alumni Awards