Rising Star Alumni Award

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

  1. A framed certificate
  2. A photo in the Alumni e-Newsletter and/or a press release to the local paper
  3. Name to be displayed on the Alumni Awards wall
  4. 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