Presented to a recent graduate of Nipissing University who has demonstrated significant achievements on a professional, community and/or volunteer basis or has displayed promise of significant future accomplishments. Restricted to alumni up to and including their fifth year of graduation.
The award will be presented during a yearly alumni awards event (date to be announced 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 the Rising Star Alumni Award was previously known as the Alumni Achievement Award.
Past Recipients of the Rising Star and Alumni Achievement Award are:
2020 Cameron Ghent
2019 Alysha Young
2018 Annie Sumi
2017 Timothy Brazeau
2016 Robert Shaw
2014 Matthew Adamson
2013 Jaymie Lathem and Shannon Palmer
2012 Leah Symington
2011 Ashley Brown
2010 Alex Kappos
2009 Gordon Kerr
2008 Ms. Kimberly Blacker
2007 Mr. William Ferguson
2006 Ms. Krista Lariviere
2004 Mrs. Marilyn Orieux-Tignanelli
2003 Mr. Theo Margaritis
2002 Ms. Lotje Hives and Ms. Gay Smylie