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Alumni

Alumni Awards

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The Virginia Wesleyan University Alumni Council bestows the following alumni awards to graduates of the University in recognition of outstanding professional and/or personal accomplishments in any field of endeavor. View past award recipients here.

Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award

  • Recognizes alumni who have attained distinguished achievements in a professional capacity
  • More than one alumnus/alumna may be recognized each year.

Criteria

  • Nominee must be a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan University.
  • Nominee must be able to attend Founders Day Convocation.
  • A nomination form must be submitted by an alumnus/alumna either online or by mail along with any supporting material(s) which may include:
    • Resume or professional vita
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Articles by or about the nominee

Alumni Service Award

  • Recognizes alumni who have rendered outstanding continuing service to the University as a whole and/or meritorious public service on a local, state, national or international level.
  • More than one alumnus/alumna may be recognized each year.

Criteria

  • Nominee must be a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan University.
  • Nominee must be able to attend Founders Day Convocation.
  • A nomination form must be submitted by an alumnus/alumna either online or by mail along with any supporting material(s) which may include:
    • Resume or professional vita
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Articles by or about the nominee 

Graduate of the Last Decade “GOLD” Award

  • Recognizes alumni who have graduated from Virginia Wesleyan within the last decade and have attained distinguished achievements in a professional capacity.
  • More than one alumnus/alumna may be recognized each year.

Criteria

  • Nominee must have graduated from Virginia Wesleyan University within the last 10 years.
  • Nominee must be able to attend Founders Day Convocation.
  • A nomination form must be submitted by an alumnus/alumna either online or by mail along with any supporting material(s) which may include:
    • Resume or professional vita
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Articles by or about the nominee 

 

Nomination materials are due by May 15 and should be mailed to:

Office of Alumni Relations, Virginia Wesleyan University,
5817 Wesleyan Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

Questions? Contact Alumni Relations at 757.233.8786 or alumni@vwu.edu.