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The Forever Buffs Student Award honors CU Boulder students who demonstrate the Forever Buffs tenets of connecting, contributing and celebrating their CU pride through extraordinary service to the university. 

Award Evaluation Criteria:

  1. Student must be in good academic standing with the university.
  2. Only CU Boulder students who will be enrolled during the Fall of 2018 are eligible to receive the Forever Buff Award.
  3. Nominees must also be able to attend the Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Glenn Miller Ballroom in the UMC. 
  4. A maximum of three (3) letters of recommendations can be provided with the application.
Once you submit your nomination, you will be directed back to the Alumni Association website.

This award recognizes CU Boulder alumni who have made exceptional contributions to their field within 15 years of leaving CU. The award recognizes outstanding career achievement as well as significant contributions to the community and/or the university.

Award Evaluation Criteria

  1. Comprehensiveness of the application
  2. Outstanding career achievement
  3. Significant contributions to the community and/or the university
Once you submit your nomination, you will be directed back to the Alumni Association website.
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The Alumni Recognition Award honors CU Boulder alumni who celebrate the Forever Buffs tenets of connecting, contributing and celebrating their CU pride through their extraordinary service to CU Boulder.

Award Evaluation Criteria

  1. Comprehensiveness of the application
  2. Extraordinary service to the university
  3. Extraordinary service to the Alumni Association
  4. Impact on the University of Colorado Boulder
Once you submit your nomination, you will be directed back to the Alumni Association website.
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The Leanne Skupa-Lee Award recognizes an effective and passionate volunteer who serves the University of Colorado and the CU-Boulder Alumni Association. Established in 1984 to honor the late Leanne Skupa-Lee, this award celebrates extraordinary commitment, dedication and service to the advancement of our institution and its mission.

Award Evaluation Criteria

  1. Comprehensiveness of the application
  2. Representation of CU as an outspoken advocate for the University of Colorado
  3. Highlights of service as an effective and passionate volunteer working directly to support students, faculty and/or staff
  4. Volunteerism in service to the University of Colorado for at least 2 years
Once you submit your nomination, you will be directed back to the Alumni Association website.
Ends on April 4, 2018

The George Norlin Award recognizes outstanding CU Boulder alumni who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in their chosen field of endeavor and a devotion to the betterment of society and their community.

Award Evaluation Criteria

  1. Comprehensiveness of the application
  2. Outstanding professional accomplishments
  3. Exceptional devotion to the betterment of society and community
Once you submit your nomination, you will be directed back to the Alumni Association website.

Ends on April 4, 2018

The Stearns Award recognizes outstanding members of the current CU Boulder faculty and staff. It honors exceptional achievement or service in any one, but usually a combination, of the following areas: outstanding teaching, extraordinary service to the University, exemplary work with students, significant research and/or off-campus service to the community. The Awards Committee considers the qualifications of staff nominees separately from the qualifications of faculty nominees.

Award Evaluation Criteria

  1. Comprehensiveness of the application
  2. Outstanding teaching (if applicable)
  3. Extraordinary service to the university
  4. Exemplary work with students
  5. Significant research (if applicable)
  6. Off-campus service to the community
  7. Impact on the University of Colorado Boulder
Once you submit your nomination, you will be directed back to the Alumni Association website.