Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form

Nomination procedure:
1. Complete and return the form below with attachments.
2. Include one letter of recommendation from someone other than the nominator as an attachment below.
If you have any questions please reach out to us at 970.248.1525 or alumni@coloradomesa.edu. 
 
Eligibility requirements:
1. Graduated or last attended CMU, Mesa State, Western Colorado CC, Mesa (Junior) College or Grand Junction Junior College ten years prior to nomination;
2. Distinguished themselves in one or more of the categories of distinction (see next section);
3. Is not currently serving on the CMU Alumni Association Board of Directors or has not previously received the award.
 
Categories of Distinction:
1. Professional Achievement – recognizes alumni for exceptional accomplishment and/or leadership in their chosen professional or vocational field. This recognition showcases a record of remarkable achievements, complimented by a history of outstanding and distinguishable contributions to their profession throughout their career.
2. Service and Citizenship – recognizes alumni who have made contributions of measurable benefit on a local, national, or global scale through service, philanthropy, and/or leadership.
3. Maverick Spirit – recognizes alumni who embody the spirit of the University through their tireless dedication, passion, service, and commitment to their alma mater.

Distinguished Alumni Nomination

Nominee Information
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Nominator's Information
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Check one or more of the categories of distinction that your nominee exemplifies. Then, in the following sections provide detailed descriptions and specific examples about thier background and accomplishments as they relate.
Provide a brief description of the nominee’s professional career and their professional accomplishments.
Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form In your words, how has the nominee’s professional career and his/her accomplishments brought distinction to them and qualify them for recognition as a Distinguished Alumnus of CMU?
Explain how the nominee has provided service to their community or nation and how that service has brought them distinction on a local, regional, national, or international level.
List the ways the nominee has been involved with CMU since graduating (i.e., volunteer, boards, mentorship, donations, etc.)
Please make any additional comments about the nominee regarding their worthiness to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award, not covered in the previous sections.
Don't forget to send in a letter of support from someone other than the nominator. Please submit any additional letters of support via email to alumni@coloradomesa.edu.