Alumni Awards and Recognition

You worked hard to earn your degree and deserve to have your accomplishments recognized.

That’s why your Alumni Leadership Council and the College annually recognizes alumni based on their academic, professional, personal, and community contributions.

Self-Nominated Awards

Because Excelsior alumni are spread out all over the world, we rely on you to help build our alumni community by letting us know how you’ve used your degree to advance your career and improve your life, or the lives of others.

Alumni Achievement Award

Recognizes outstanding academic, professional, personal, and community contributions that are representative of our graduates. Presented to a graduate whose achievements may serve as a role model to inspire other graduates and students.

Carrie B. Lenburg Award

Presented to an outstanding nursing graduate in recognition of the accomplishments and vision of Dr. Carrie Lenburg, coordinator of the Regents College Nursing Program from 1973 to 1990. It commemorates her commitment to helping nurses attain their educational and professional goals. This award is presented to a nurse who demonstrates a commitment to nursing education as well as academic and professional accomplishments in the field of nursing.

C. Wayne Williams Award

Named after the College’s first president, this award is presented in recognition of outstanding public service and community involvement by a graduate.

College Nominated Award

Alumni Service Award

The Alumni Service Award recognizes outstanding service to Excelsior College by a graduate whose efforts in advocacy, recruitment, or outreach may serve as a role model to others in helping the College achieve its overarching goals. Candidates for this award are nominated by the Alumni Leadership Council, College staff, Excelsior Board of Trustees, or the alumni community at large.