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Alumni Award Categories

The Avila University Alumni Awards Ceremony recognizes and thanks the alumni and friends who so generously give their service, creativity, energy, ambition and caring to the University, their communities and their professions. 

You are invited to nominate these alumni and friends who reach beyond, make exceptional contributions and demonstrate leadership.  Awards will be presented during Homecoming weekend.  

Outstanding Alumnus/Alumna Award:
A special award given to an individual who has supported Avila University in an extraordinary manner.

Honorary Alumnus/Alumna Award:

Awarded to an individual who has not graduated from Avila, but has served the university and/or the alumni association in a distinguished manner.

Alumni Service Award:
For those individuals who have made special contributions to the importance of education at Avila or for service to the alumni association.

Alumni Achievement Award:
Award intended for those who have made special contributions to the greater community served by Avila.

Graduate Alumni Award:
Award given to those who are alumni of the graduate programs and exemplify service, leadership and professionalism in their chosen field.

Recent Alumni Award:
Award to a recent Avila University graduate (15 years or less) who has demonstrated leadership by using his or her education to enrich the lives of others and who exemplifies the principles and ideals of Avila University.

Academic Alumni Award:
Awarded by an academic school to an alumnus of a program who demonstrates the values of the department and Avila University in his or her career path and community leadership. Award determined by department representatives from the various schools on campus.

Lifetime Board Member Award:
Life membership status may be conferred on former alumni board members in recognition of outstanding and continuing service to the board and the association. Such lifetime member is an ex-officio member of the board without voting privileges. A minimum of one year must lapse before a member can be considered for this recognition.

Athletic Hall of Fame
Election to the Athletic Hall of Fame is determined by the Hall of Fame committee. Athletic Hall of Fame award is presented during a special ceremony at an athletic event.

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If you would like information on attending the awards luncheon or would like to nominate someone for the 2014 awards, please contact Bailey Carr, Director of Alumni and Annual Fund, at 816-501-3780 or by email at bailey.carr@avila.edu.



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