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Distinguished Alumni Award

This award recognizes UW-Green Bay graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are widely recognized for their career accomplishments. Civic and/or humanitarian activities for the benefit of others is also taken into consideration. If you know of a UW-Green Bay alumnus who meets the award's criteria, please complete the online nomination form so he or she can be considered for a future award.

View past recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.


  • Has earned, 16 or more years ago, either an undergraduate and/or a graduate degree from UW-Green Bay.
  • Has demonstrated significant professional achievement over an extended period of time.
  • Has received recognition in his/her chosen field.
  • Must have made major contributions to others through civic/humanitarian activities which extend well beyond the immediate environments in which the nominee lives and works.

Nomination Process:

  • Alumni, friends of the University, faculty/staff, and the public at large are invited to make nominations.
  • Nominations are accepted year-round.
  • Nominees are notified and asked to submit the following information for their file:
    • Résumé
    • Any additional documentation they wish to provide
  • Once all necessary documents have been received, candidates who are not selected in the year they are nominated remain active for consideration for two additional years.

Nomination form:

  1. Nominee Information
    • Nominee name/Maiden name:
    • Address, phone number and e-mail address
    • Year of graduation
    • Employer and position
  2. Nominee Supporting Information
    • Career achievements in his/her field
    • Community service activities
    • Involvement in UW-Green Bay (both past and present)
    • Additional reasons why you feel this nominee should receive the award
  3. Nominator Information
    • Your name, address, daytime phone, and e-mail address

For additional information, please contact Alumni Relations at 920-465-2586 or via e-mail at