Samford University is accepting nominations for its 2017 Alumni of the Year, Outstanding Young Alumnus and Humanitarian of the Year honors. Recipients will be recognized during homecoming weekend Nov. 10–12.
Deadline for submitting nominations is May 31, 2017.
“The alumni awards are a special opportunity to recognize the achievements and impact alumni of Samford have made on their communities and in their professions,” said Casey Ramey, director of alumni programs. “It is truly an honor to recognize these wonderful alumni each year and is one of many traditions of homecoming at Samford.”
Nominees for Alumnus of the Year should be distinguished in their professional careers, community and church involvement, and in their ongoing service to and financial relationship with Samford. Recognition can be for lifetime achievement or for a significant achievement during the previous year. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree at least 10 years prior to selection (2007 or earlier).
Nominees for Outstanding Young Alumnus award also should be distinguished in their professional careers, community and church involvement, and in their ongoing support of Samford. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree within the last 10 years (2007 or later).
Nominees for the Humanitarian of the Year award is made to graduates of true distinction, wide respect and acknowledged leadership. Nominees are recognized for having given selflessly and working tirelessly to better the lives of others and society at large by staying true to the Samford University mission. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one Samford degree.
Nominations must be submitted in writing, either online or by mail to the Office of Alumni Programs and Annual Giving, ATTN: Casey Ramey, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229.
Previous recipients of the awards can be found on the online nomination forms.