Each year the Alumni Board of Directors accepts nominations to recognize alumni in several award categories. Alumni, friends, family members, UT staff or anyone interested in UT can submit nominations.
Nominations are being sought for the following awards:
Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award
The highest alumni award given is reserved for alumni who have excelled at the national or international level. The purpose of this award is to recognize an alumnus who has attained extraordinary distinction and success in his/her field of endeavor, and whose achievements have brought credit to UT and benefit to his/her fellow citizens.
Alumni Professional Achievement Award
The Alumni Professional Achievement Award recognizes alumni who have achieved a high level of success in their chosen field of endeavor. The trademark of this recipient is a record of notable career accomplishments and a history of outstanding contributions to their profession. The award is presented to acknowledge their success, which brings honor and credit to UT.
Alumni Service Award
The Alumni Service Award recognizes exceptional service or long-term continuing service or leadership to UT. It is designed to publicly acknowledge those individuals or organizations who have given significant amounts of time, talent, or resources to the university over an extended period of time.
The Alumni Promise Award recognizes alumni no older than 40 who have demonstrated distinctive achievement in a career, civic involvement, or both. This award is presented to acknowledge alumni who are making a mark early on in their career.
Submission information and criteria can be found at volsconnect.com/utkawards.
For questions regarding the Alumni Awards program or more information, please visit volsconnect.com or call 865-974-3011.