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 Excelsior annually recognizes alumni based on their academic, professional, personal, and community contributions.

The Alumni Award application is closed for the year.

Award Information and Selection Criteria

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. Alumni are encouraged to apply for this award on the Alumni Award Application page.

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. Alumni are encouraged to apply for this award on the Alumni Award Application page.

C. Wayne Williams Award

Named after Excelsior’s first president, this award is presented in recognition of outstanding public service and community involvement by a graduate. Alumni are encouraged to apply for this award on the Alumni Award Application page.

Alumni Service Award

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

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