UVM Alumni Association Awards
Each year, alumni are awarded honors in one of four categories, and are recognized for their significant contribution to the UVM community during Reunion weekend.
Click through each category below to read about the most recent winners, or link to a complete list of all previous winners.
Alumni Achievement Award
Since 1985, awarded to alumni for outstanding achievement that has been recognized at the local, state, and/or national level.
Distinguished Service Award
Since 1958, awarded to dynamic and purposeful volunteer leaders whose loyal, unselfish, and consistent service to the University of Vermont and the Alumni Association Board of Directors has enhanced the reputation and furthered the mission of the University.
George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award
Since 1974, awarded to one full-time faculty member, who has served in that capacity at the University for five (5) years or more, to honor excellence in teaching as demonstrated by effectiveness in motivating students in ways that have a lasting influence on their lives, commitment to student advising, and the ability to provoke student interest and enthusiasm and constructively influence campus life beyond the classroom.
Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy Award
This award is presented to deserving individuals or couples who have demonstrated a passionate commitment to furthering the efforts of philanthropy at UVM through their leadership, vision, volunteerism, and personal philanthropy. Recipients of this award must be lifetime members of the Ira Allen Society with demonstrated impact in promoting and expanding philanthropy that supports the University of Vermont.
Outstanding Young Alumni Award
Since 1979, awarded to alumni who graduated within the past ten years and are dynamic volunteers who have given dedicated personal service to the University of Vermont and the Alumni Association Board of Directors and are committed to furthering the mission of the University.