Nomination is quick and easy, but before submitting your nomination, please take a moment to look at the criteria for each award. When you've determined the best fit for your nomination, click on the award name to complete the form online, or print the PDF form and submit it to the Alumni Association in one of the following ways:

Email to alumni@nmu.edu with the title "Alumni Award Nomination" or click the Submit button after completing the online form

Mail to NMU Alumni Association, 1102 Northern Center, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855

Fax to 906-227-3424
 

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor the NMU Alumni Association can bestow upon a graduate of NMU. This award recognizes a graduate who has made transformative contributions to their discipline, profession or society. Other factors include demonstrated leadership, international recognition, and/or honors received that clearly distinguishes individuals from their peers.

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Alumni Achievement Award

This award recognizes a graduate who has notable professional achievements on a local or regional level. Other factors include contributions to their community and documented leadership at the regional or local level.

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Outstanding Young Alumni Award

This award recognizes a graduate under 36 years of age, as of December 31 in the year submitted, who has distinguished themselves with great success at this stage of their life through one or more of the following:

  • Exceptional accomplishment in their chosen profession

  • Exceptional ​community or civic service

  • Exceptional service in support of NMU

 

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Alumni Service Award

This award recognizes a graduate who demonstrates exemplary service to their community OR Northern Michigan University as follows:

  • Community: This individual’s volunteerism, civic endeavors or contributions to his/her community have been outstanding.  They have impacted positively the life of others and have been recognized for their contributions.
  • NMU: This individual has demonstrated exceptional service in support of the advancement and continued excellence of NMU as volunteers and/or leaders. 

 

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Nominations can be submitted by friends, family, faculty and staff.

 

Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Note: All nominations are valid for three years, and must be received by December 31 annually.

If you have any questions, call us at 1-877-GRAD NMU or 906-227-2610.