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Smeal Alumni Award Nomination Form

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If you chose the Diversity Leadership Award:

The Diversity Leadership Award honors an alumnus who has demonstrated a commitment to the college's goal of being a diverse and mutually supportive community that provides a climate of sensitivity, open-mindedness, and respect.

If you chose the Gerald I. Susman Sustainability Leadership Award:

The Gerald I. Susman Sustainability Leadership Award recognizes alumni and friends who demonstrate exceptional leadership in the advancement of sustainable business strategy, management, and practice. Their achievements should support the Smeal's strategic pillar of accelerating the integration of sustainability in business.

If you chose the Distinguished Achievement Award:

The Distinguished Achievement Award honors an alumnus whose career achievements have brought distinction to Smeal and whose commitment of time, talent, and resources has been key to enhancing the prestige of the college.

If you chose the Service to Smeal Award:

The Service to Smeal Award honors an alumnus for their outstanding service to the Smeal Alumni Society.

If you chose the Outstanding Young Professional Award:

The Outstanding Young Professional Award recognizes alumni (age 35 and under) who have demonstrated significant career achievements and/or community service.

Nominee Information
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Nomination Statement and Letter of Support

Please upload a statement telling us your reasons for nominating this person, focusing specifically on the specific award criteria. Examples may include:

  • - Contributions to a particular Smeal unit (academic department, special initiative, student organization, etc.)
  • - Current or past Penn State activities, honors, or awards.
  • - Professional honors, awards, or achievements.
  • - Community service involvement.
  • - Other information to share with the selection committee.

One letter of support may be uploaded. A resume or curriculum vitae is not necessary and additional attachments will not be considered.

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