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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.

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Alumni Achievement Award

Since 1985, awarded to alumni for outstanding achievement that has been recognized at the local, state, and/or national level.

Previous Winners

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.

2013 Winners
Previous Winners

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.

2014 Winner
Previous Winners

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.

2013 Winner
Previous Winners

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.

2013 Winner
Previous Winners