Grand View Award Nominations Now Open
The Grand View Alumni Relations Department is excited to announce that nominations are now open for the following four award categories:
• Danish Heritage Preservation (alumni-specific award)
• Distinguished Alumni (alumni-specific award)
• Sally Cartwright Volunteer Service (open to alumni and friends)
• 10 Under 10 Young Alumni (alumni-specific award)
The nomination period is April 29 - May 31, 2016.
All nominations will be reviewed in June and award recipients will be notified in July. Awards will be presented during Homecoming festivities the weekend of September 30 - October 2, 2016.
Please click below to learn more about each of these award types, and nominate someone today!
Danish Heritage Preservation Award
The Danish Heritage Preservation Award was initiated in 1996. This prestigious award honors Grand View alumni who have made a significant contribution to preserving Danish heritage for generations to come.
Distinguished Alumni Award
The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to Grand View alumni who have done outstanding work in their professions and civic activities and who are recognized by their peers as leaders. In addition, Distinguished Alumni exhibit character and spirit that fulfill the mission of Grand View University--service to others and their community.
Sally Cartwright Volunteer Service Award
The Sally Cartwright Volunteer Service Award is presented to Grand View alumni and friends who have distinguished themselves through service to the University and community and have demonstrated generosity through contribution of personal resources and talents. Sally Cartwright was instrumental in implementing the planned giving program and Heritage Society, and in the restoration of Old Main. She was the assistant vice president for advancement and planned giving until her death in 1993.
10 Under 10 Young Alumni Awards
The 10 Under 10 Young Alumni Award is presented to 10 Grand View alumni who have not yet celebrated 10 years since graduating from Grand View in recognition of making a significant impact in their profession and/or community. This award celebrates the variety of passions and interests of GV alumni and demonstrates how the Grand View experience contributed to their success. Each recipient's vision, drive and leadership in their field or community is considered in the selection process of this award.
Questions about these awards? Contact Laine Mendenhall-Buck at 515-263-2957 or firstname.lastname@example.org