The University of Guam Alumni Association in cooperation with the University of Guam Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is excited to announce that nominations for the 2013 UOG Distinguished Alumni Awards will be accepted from September 3, to September 20, 2013, no later than 4p.m. A total of (5) awards will be given to (1) individual from each of the University’s schools and colleges: (1) College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, (1) College of Natural & Applied Sciences, (1) School of Business & Public Administration, (1) School of Education and (1) School of Nursing and Health Sciences.
All recipients will be recognized at the UOG Alumni Reunion scheduled for November 14, 2013 at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa from 6p.m. to 9p.m. They will each receive a plaque, a certificate of recognition from the President of the University of Guam; and will be featured in a news release distributed to all local media. Awardees will be featured on the University’s website and social media channels.
Any individual who has graduated earlier than 2008 is eligible to be nominated. The nominee must consent to being included in the selection process.
Nominations may be submitted by any individual, independently or on behalf of a group or institution. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
Submit an official Nomination Form highlighting the nominee's achievements, and explaining how the nominee meets the criteria for the Award.
Submit a CV/resume and two letters of support from individuals familiar with the nominee’s work addressing the eligibility criteria (see below).
Supporting documents: depending on the nominee's field of endeavor, such documents could include notices and reviews of the nominee's work, sample publications, samples of media coverage, personal citations and testimonials, etc.
Nominees will be contacted as soon as the Nomination Form is received. If a nominee cannot be contacted and their consent is not given by September 27, 2013, no later than 4p.m., the individual will not be considered for the award. Upon acceptance of the nomination, nominees may submit specific evidence of their accomplishments in the following areas, limited to five pages.
Professional accomplishment in the field: has the nominee attained a high level of distinction and achievement through scholarship, research, teaching, creative contributions to the arts (comprising Humanities, Performing and Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Business) or sciences (comprising Science, Engineering and Health Sciences) and/or service to society?
Candidate exhibits a high degree of character and integrity.
Civic and University involvement, awareness and concern.
Do the nominee's achievements have local, national and/or international significance?
All nomination forms, CV/Resume and two letters of support (due September 20, no later than 4p.m.) and additional nominee evidence (due October 11, no later than 4p.m.) may be transmitted through any of the three methods below. Submissions received after the abovementioned deadlines will not be considered.
University of Guam
Mangilao, Guam 96923
President’s Office – ATTN: Norman Analista
2nd Floor, Jesus & Eugenia Leon Guerrero Building
University of Guam
If you have any questions, please contact Eileen Agahan, UOG Alumni Association President at 735-2501 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Norman Analista, Director, Development & Alumni Affairs at 735-2586 or email email@example.com.