Smeal Graduate Distinguished Achievement Award Guidelines

Smeal Graduate Distinguished Achievement Award Guidelines

Number of Awards
One award is given each year, assuming the nominees are approved by the selection committee.

Smeal alumni with a graduate degree who are not current At-Large Directors of the Smeal Alumni Society Board.

Honors a graduate alumnus/alumna whose career achievements have brought distinction to Smeal.

Nominations are solicited from Smeal faculty, staff, student organizations, and current members of the Smeal Alumni Society.

Selecting Body
The selection committee includes, but is not limited to, the Smeal Alumni Society Board’s Executive Committee, the At-Large Directors, and Smeal’s Director of Alumni Relations.

Nominations are typically sought in the early fall. The award is presented to the recipient in a formal ceremony during the annual Smeal Alumni Society Board’s Awards program held each spring.

Smeal's Alumni Relations Office
Phone: (814) 865-7831