Smeal Graduate Distinguished Achievement Award Guidelines
Smeal Graduate Distinguished Achievement Award
Number of Awards
One award is given each year, assuming the nominees are approved by the selection committee.
Smeal graduate alumni who are not current At-Large Directors and Ex-Officio Directors of the Smeal Alumni Society Board.
Honors alumni whose career achievements have brought distinction to themselves and the Smeal College, and whose commitments of time, talent, or resources have been integral to enhancing the prestige of the college.
Nominations are solicited from Smeal faculty, staff, student organizations, and current Smeal Alumni Society Board At-Large Directors and Ex-Officio Directors.
The selection committee includes, but is not limited to, the Smeal Alumni Society Board’s Awards task force, Executive Committee, and Smeal’s Director of Alumni Relations.
Nomination materials are sent via e-mail to the faculty and staff list serve; to the Manager of Student Organizations to distribute to undergraduate student groups; to the MBA Student Services Director to distribute to MBA student groups; to the Director of Ph.D. Programs to distribute to Ph.D. students; and to the Smeal Alumni Society Board members. Nominations are typically sought in mid September and due in early November. The award is presented to the recipient in a formal ceremony during the annual Smeal Alumni Society Board’s Awards program.
Smeal's Alumni Relations Office
Phone: (814) 865-7831