Questions and Answers About Alumni Awards
What is an Alumni Award?
Each spring The Auburn/Cayuga Community College Alumni Association recognizes graduates of the college who have distinguished themselves in their career or through community service. Past awards have honored outstanding achievement in vocational or artistic pursuits, volunteer service, public service organizations, civic functions or service to the college.
Who is eligible to receive this award?
Anyone who is a graduate of Auburn or Cayuga Community College.
How do I nominate someone?
It is a simple process. The nominator completes a one page nomination form available from the Alumni Office. This form includes contact information for the nominator and the nominee as well as a brief description of why this person should be considered to receive this award.
What is the deadline for nominations?
They must be received by the Alumni Office by March 31.
How are nominees judged?
Nomination forms are submitted to Award & Scholarship Committee members from the ACC/CCC Alumni Association board of directors. The committee will review the nominations and confirm eligibility requirements with the Alumni office.
How do I know if my nominee has won?
The nominator will receive a letter stating the status of their nomination upon completion of the judging process. Recipients will be contacted and advised that they have been selected.
When are the awards presented?
At college commencement in May. Recipients and their nominator are invited to a special brunch held at The Oak and Vine at the Springside Inn, Auburn NY at 9:30 a.m. Later that day, recipients will be officially presented with their award during the annual commencement ceremony held in Spartan Hall on the Auburn campus. Complete details will be provided.
How long has this award been presented?
The award has been presented since 1993. No more than three awards are presented annually.