Distinguished Alumni Criteria

​​Distinguished Alumni Awards

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Each October, these prestigious alumni awards are presented during Homecoming & Family Weekend.

We strongly encourage you to nominate Dolphins from our proud pod who you believe represent the "best of the best" in terms of character, accomplishments and spirit of service!

Nominations can be made via the form below, and must be submitted by July 15, 2017.

The three categories of awards are as follows:

1. Distinguished Alumni Award​ of Excellence

Qualifications:
The person receiving this award must be a graduate of Jacksonville University who is well-rounded in all aspects of their professional accomplishments, community and philanthropic efforts and continued support of JU.
The award will be based on the following criteria:

60% Professional Accomplishments
30% Community Involvement/Philanthropic Efforts
10% Engagement and Support of JU

See previous winners here.

2. Scott Amos Recent Alumnus of Distinction Award

The Scott Amos Recent Alumnus of Distinction Award is bestowed upon our GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) alumni who represent what it means to be an exceptional dolphin. Named after JU’s  Randall Scott Amos ’01/’06, who passed away on October 28, 2006; this award symbolizes young Dolphins who truly make a difference in their community, their profession and at JU. Amos was Student Senator and Vice President of JU’s Student Government and President and Commander of Sigma Nu Fraternity. In addition to being selected for Green Key at JU for leadership and scholastic accomplishments, Scott earned B.S. and MBA from the Davis College of Business. Scott Amos’ legacy lives on with this award and all those it is presented to. If you know a recent alumni of either the undergraduate or graduate programs that is an exemplary Dolphin please nominate them below.
Qualifications:
This award will be given to an alumnus of Jacksonville University who has graduated from JU in the last 10 years. In addition to being a recent graduate, the
award will be based on the following criteria:
60% Professional Accomplishments
30% Community Involvement/Philanthropic Efforts
10% Engagement and Support of JU

See previous winners here.

3. Outstanding Military Alumnus of Distinction Award

Jacksonville University military alumni have a distinguished record of service to our nation. To recognize this service we have established the Outstanding Military Alumnus of Distinction Award. The person receiving this award must be a graduate of Jacksonville University who served honorably in the United States military either before or after receiving their JU degree. Applicants should be well-rounded in all aspects of their professional accomplishments, community and philanthropic efforts, and continued support of JU.
The award will be based on the following criteria:
60% Professional (Military and Civilian) Accomplishments
30% Community Involvement/Philanthropic Efforts
10% Engagement and Support of JU

 

The deadline for 2017 nominations is July 15, 2017. ​​​

 

 
 

​​Thank you for your support of Jacksonville University!

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