Nominations for Alumni Awards Banquet accepted through June 8
Every fall, the Alumni Awards Banquet brings together hundreds of Oakland University alumni and friends to honor achievements in business, community service, volunteerism and more. The process begins, of course, with members of the campus community nominating a deserving graduate or friend of the university.
Nominations for the 2012 Alumni Awards Banquet, to be held on Friday, Oct. 26, will be accepted through Friday, June 8. Those interested in nominating an exceptional graduate or friend of the university can do so in any of the the following categories:
Distinguished Alumni Service Award – OU's highest honor, which recognizes peerless volunteer leadership in service to OU or its alumni association
Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award – recognizes outstanding professional achievement and /or contributions to the community
Odyssey Award – recognizes alumni who seek to exemplify OU's motto, "to seek virtue and knowledge"
Spirit Award – recognizes exemplary volunteer service to the university
Alumni Community Service Award – recognizes distinctive service of a humanitarian nature or citizenship through community, public or OU service activities
Outstanding Young Alumni Award – recognizes alumni who have demonstrated the worth of their education through their post-college achievements and who have graduated within the last 10 years
Honorary Alumni Award – recognizes individuals who have not graduated from OU but who have given outstanding service to the university