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UC Distinguished Alumni Celebration

Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form

Please complete and submit this form along with all associated documents by October 17, 2014. Note, this form must be completed in its entirety to be considered. Data entered will not be stored for later revisions. You can also choose to complete a printable version of the form here.

Current members of UC, UC Foundation and UC Alumni Association boards are not eligible to be nominated or to receive awards.

In step 4, you will be required to submit a comprehensive letter of recommendation with this application. Below is a checklist of information required for each award.

William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement Letter of Recommendation Checklist

  • Indicate how long, and in what capacity, you have known the nominee.
  • Describe the nominee’s notable accomplishments in his/her profession.
  • Illustrate the nominee’s significant contributions to society.
  • Briefly describe the nominee’s contributions of "time, talent and treasure" to the University of Cincinnati.
  • Provide specific examples of the personal qualities that make this nominee stand out.
  • List nominee's student involvement while on campus including student groups, offices held, extracurriculars, Greek life, etc.
  • Attach any other references or evidence to support the nomination, including the nominee’s resume if possible. (see Step 5)

Alumni Distinguished Service Award Letter of Recommendation Checklist

  • Indicate how long, and in what capacity, you have known the nominee.
  • Describe the nominee’s major contributions to the University of Cincinnati, including the significance and impact of aiding the advancement of the university.
  • Illustrate the nominee’s significant contributions to society. 
  • Examples may include leadership in the community and the university.
  • Provide specific examples of the personal qualities that make this nominee an outstanding service leader.
  • List nominee's student involvement while on campus including student groups, offices held, extracurriculars, Greek Life, etc.
  • Attach any other references or evidence to support the nomination, including the nominee’s resume if possible. (see Step 5)

Alumni Association Mosaic Award Letter of Recommendation Checklist

  • Indicate how long, and in what capacity, you have known the nominee.
  • Describe the nominee’s outstanding commitment to diversity, including the significance and impact of his/her work in this area.
  • Illustrate how the nominee has impacted the lives of others through collaboration, inclusiveness and equity.
  • Depict the actions taken by the nominee to serve as a champion for the underrepresented.
  • Provide specific examples of the personal qualities that make this nominee stand out.
  • List nominee's student involvement while on campus including student groups, offices held, extracurriculars, Greek Life, etc.
  • Attach any other references or evidence to support the nomination, including the nominee’s resume if possible. (see Step 5)

Jeffrey Hurwitz Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award Checklist

  • Indicate how long, and in what capacity, you have known the nominee.
  • Describe the nominee’s notable accomplishments in his/her profession.
  • Illustrate the nominee’s significant service and involvement in the community.
  • Describe the nominee’s contributions of "time, talent and treasure" to the University of Cincinnati.
  • Provide specific examples of the personal qualities that make this nominee stand out. Attach any other references or evidence to support the nomination, including the nominee’s resume if possible.
  • List nominee's student involvement while on campus including student groups, offices held, extracurriculars, Greek Life, etc.
  • Attach any other references or evidence to support the nomination, including the nominee’s resume if possible. (see Step 5)