Alumni Awards

Let's Celebrate Your Success

Each year the Johnson and Lyndon Alumni Associations present awards to graduating seniors, alumni, and faculty & staff members during Alumni Reunion and Homecoming Weekend. The campuses alternate presenting an NVU Athletic Hall of Fame Award.

Is there someone you think deserves special recognition at our Alumni Awards Ceremonies? Let us know. 

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NVU Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award
The Distinguished Alumni Award is designed to recognize an alumnus who has achieved excellence in their profession and who has served their state and community.

Outstanding Young Alumni Award
The Outstanding Young Alumni Award is designed to highlight an alumnus who completed their degree within the past 10 years, and who has distinguished themselves professionally in their field of study.

Loyalty Award
The Loyalty Award is a prestigious honor presented to alumni and volunteers in recognition of their exceptional loyalty and faithful service to the college/university.

Faculty and Staff Recognition Award
The Faculty and Staff Recognition Award was established in by the Alumni Council to honor a current or past faculty or staff member who has made a significant impact on the lives of alumni.

Outstanding Graduating Senior Award
This award is presented to a senior who exemplifies strong leadership skills, is involved in the surrounding community, and has a 3.0 or greater cumulative grade point average. Nominations are made by the members of the senior class and faculty & staff members.

Athletic Hall of Fame Award
To be eligible for induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame, an individual must have made an outstanding contribution to the intercollegiate athletic program at Johnson or Lyndon, must have participated for at least two years in the intercollegiate program at the varsity level, and must have graduated more than five years ago. Other criteria for membership include: achievement during undergraduate and postgraduate years, including participation or involvement in athletics; sportsmanship; character; and citizenship, as a student and in later life. An individual may be inducted as an honorary member for contributing greatly to NVU athletics or to the field of athletics after graduation from NVU.