Alumni Awards and Nomination Process

Nominate a Friend for an Alumni Association Award!

Are your friends too modest to toot their own horns? Share a little heartfelt pride in their accomplishments by telling us on their behalf!

Medal of Honor/Distinguished Alumni Award

An award given to an alumnus who embodies the ideals of Nebraska Wesleyan University at the highest levels, especially through his or her service and regular financial support to the University, the community and through his or her vocational achievement.  Prior recipients of achievement, loyalty and young alumni awards may be considered.

Alumni Humanitarian Award

An award given to an alumnus who has made a significant contribution to the status and well-being of others and who has been actively engaged in promoting human and social reforms that foster the alleviation of suffering, discrimination or injustice. It recognizes persons whose lives and actions have been devoted selflessly to serving others, without consideration of personal gain or risk, and whose influence and commitment have positively impacted the lives of persons locally, statewide, nationally or internationally.

Alumni Loyalty Award

An award which recognizes the individual’s involvement with, service to and financial support of Nebraska Wesleyan University.  Consideration will be given to alumni from class years more than 20 years after graduation.

Alumni Achievement Award

An award which recognizes an individual’s vocational achievement and community involvement. Consideration will be given to alumni from class years more than 20 years after graduation and who have demonstrated regular financial support of the University.

Young Alumni Loyalty Award

An award given to an alumnus of Nebraska Wesleyan University, who has graduated within the past 20 years, which recognizes the individual’s involvement with, service to, and financial support of Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Young Alumni Achievement Award

An award given to an alumnus of Nebraska Wesleyan University which recognizes the individual’s vocational achievement and community involvement. Consideration will be given to alumni who have graduated within the past 20 years and who have demonstrated financial support of the University.

Alumni Association Distinguished Friend Award

Recognizes individuals who are not Nebraska Wesleyan alumni but who have demonstrated dedication and service to the University and the Alumni Association that warrants special recognition.

To nominate, please complete and return the Alumni Award Nomination Form. If you have questions or ideas for the Legends and Legacies awards contact:

Shelley McHugh
Director of Alumni Programs
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 St. Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504
402.465.2123

smchugh@nebrwesleyan.edu