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Alumni Awards

Call for Alumni Awards Nominations

The next Alumni Award recipients won't raise their own hands. That's why we need ​you. The accomplishments of the members of Nipissing University's global community of alumni (34,000) represent an inspiring account of positive social, cultural, and economic change in the world. Our Alumni Achievement Awards give us the chance to recognize those actions and share the stories of our vibrant and influential community.

It's easy to nominate an alumni award recipient, here's how:

  1. Choose the relevant alumni award and click on the link listed at the bottom of this page.
  2. Please ensure that all materials/information listed in the document are submitted.
Adjudication is overseen by the Nipissing University Alumni Advisory Board Alumni Awards Selection Committee, including the review of all nomination materials and selection of the recipients.
The Committee may choose to move a nominee into a different category, or not to roll the nomination forward (in which case the nominator will be informed).

​The deadline for nominations is January 6, 2016.

For additional information, please email:

Nipissing University and the Nipissing University Alumni Advisory Board were pleased to celebrate the achievements of past alumni award recipients:

2013 Alumni Awards

Matthew Adamson, Rising Star Alumni Award Recipient
The Rising Star Alumni Award was presented to Matthew Adamson, who graduated from Nipissing with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education in 2011.  Since graduation, Adamson has continued his education in pursuit of a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Toronto.  He remains enthusiastic about his strong educational grounding at Nipissing University and has continued to contribute to the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program by providing classroom skype sessions in his limited free time.  Adamson has committed to practice family medicine upon completion of his residency.

2013 Alumni Awards

Erin Dokis, Dr. James Jamieson Influential Alumni Award
Erin Dokis received the Dr. James Jamieson Influential Alumni Award.  Dokis graduated Nipissing with a Bachelor of Arts in 2012 and has consistently demonstrated a commitment to First Nations students, and to fostering their success within and beyond post-secondary institutions.  Her commitment to the Dokis First Nation, Nipissing First Nation and the Nipissing University community has helped shape her research and her vision of empowering lifelong learners who strengthen their communities.​

Special thanks to Alumna Holly Cunningham, BA '09, for sharing her musical gifts during the evening, and to  Alumnus Nathan Snider, BA '09, for his skilled photography of the evenings events.

For more information on the Alumni Awards nomination process, please select from the links below.

Please note that awards are not necessarily presented in all categories each year.​​​​​​​​

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