Alumni Achievement Award Nominations

Every year the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University encourages all of its units to select one outstanding alum to be recognized during the homecoming weekend for their achievements and contributions to their field and the communities they participate in.

Criteria for nomination

  • Will have made significant contributions to their field of work, the University, their communities and/or society that have a clear and lasting impact.
  • Faculty and staff may be considered, but will not be eligible for the CAS Pillar award.
  • Must be in attendance when the award is given, with the exception of those being honored posthumously–in this case, a representative should be in attendance to accept the award.
  • Should not have been honored within the last five years for this award.

If you have questions regarding the criteria, your selection, or would like to discuss extraordinary circumstances, please email your inquiry email your inquiry here.

Nominee information
Provide university name and graduation year.
Write 300-500 words regarding professional and personal accomplishments that will help us understand your reason for nominating the individual. Citations will be edited by our professional writer. Items may include professional achievements, awards, volunteer/community service or other noteworthy activities.
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Nominating unit information
Include date, time and location. If not set yet, type "TBD"

If you need additional assistance, please contact Ashley Glass.