Presented to an alumnus/ae whose achievement and excellence in their endeavors have distinguished themselves as a valued leader. The recipient will have demonstrated positive influence through their professional pursuits. As a result of their actions, the alumnus will have made a strong contribution to the prestige and reputation of Nipissing University. The recipient may be an alumnus of one of the following institutions: North Bay Normal School, Teacher’s College, Nipissing University College or Nipissing University.
The award will be presented during a yearly event (date will be determined each year).
NOTE: Alumni Board Members are ineligible to receive an award during their time of service. However, nominations may still be submitted and will be held for future consideration.
Nominators are not allowed to be related to the nominee.
The award will consist of:
- A framed certificate
- A photo in the Alumni e-Newsletter and/or a press release to the local paper
- Name to be displayed on the Alumni Awards wall
- Highlighted on our Alumni website
Click here for the online nomination form.
*Please note that this award was previously known as the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Past Recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award are:
2017 Aengus Finnan
2015 Sylvie Vannier
2013 Kristopher Stevens and Rob Graham
2012 Paul Heinrich and Dr. Glynn Sharpe
2011 Ted Weltz
2010 Kimberly Burley and Judy Derick
2007 Philomena Bonis
2006 Jamie Lim
2004 Dr. Jeff Kleim
2003 Dr. Cecile Somme
2002 Dr. Laverne Smith and Dr. John R. McCarthy
2000 Professor Jack Jones
1999 Dr. Elizabeth Thorn