SOA Award Descriptions and Nominations Form

The Awards Committee of the Society of Alumni seeks your help in identifying alumni and friends of Randolph-Macon College who are deserving of recognition for their professional achievement and contributions to the life of the College. Nominations for the following awards are reviewed twice yearly during the Spring and Fall meetings of the alumni board.

If you wish to nominate someone for any of the awards shown below, please provide appropriate information required and detailed as shown below each award's description. Nominations may be sent to the Awards Committee in care of the Alumni Office.

The Alumni Distinguished Service Award -- to recognize those alumni who have made an exceptional contribution to the image of our College and who have supported the programs which have aided the College.

  • Criteria: Nominee has provided service to the College and/or the Society, such as: service, participation or offices held in local chapters or the Society; number of potential students referred to R-MC; number of times/years participated in fund drives; and "no fee" professional services to College.

The Distinguished Alumnus/a Award -- to honor those alumni who have achieved wide recognition through contributions made to society through their chosen professions.

  • Criteria: Nominee has become distinguished in chosen profession; contributions to society; professional publications.

The Young Alumnus/a Service Award -- to honor alumni within 10 years of graduation who have demonstrated outstanding service to the college.

  • Criteria: Nominee has provided service to the College through participation in Alumni Boards, Development fund drives, Career Center Programs and/or Admissions recruitment.

The Young Alumnus/a Achievement Award -- to honor alumni within 10 years of graduation who have demonstrated exemplary service or achievement in their chosen profession or community.

The Distinguished Friend Award -- to honor friends of the College who have rendered unusual and unselfish service to the College, students, faculty and alumni.

  • Criteria: Nominee who is not an alumnus/a of R-MC has provided services and/or gifts to benefit the College.

The Honorary Alumnus/a Award -- to honor friends of the College who have shown unusual interest and affection for the College by giving of their time, talents, and resources to further the program of the College.

  • Criteria: Nominee who is not an alumnus/a of R-MC has provided services and/or gifts to benefit the College.

The Yellow Jacket Salute -- The Executive Committee of the Society of Alumni Board of Directors has created this special award. To be selected, the nominee must have performed an act of service in the furtherance of the mission (purpose) of the Society of Alumni and/or the goals of the Alumni Board of Directors, which is charged with carrying out the Society's business.

Submit Your Nomination(s)

Note: The Awards Committee requests that formal nominations for all awards must be submitted from an alumnus/a who is not a spouse or family member.

Information about Nominee:

Name:
Address:

Class year or relation to R-MC:
Profession:
Nominated for:







Detailed description of Nominee (required for nomination to be submitted):

NOMINATED BY:

Name:
Class year or relation to R-MC:
Address:

Telephone:
E-mail:


The awards committee carefully reviews nominations at the Spring and Fall Workshops. Appropriate date for presentation of the award will be made in consultation with the recipient. Form and documentation may be sent electronically via email to Susan Donavant at sdonavan@rmc.edu or faxed to (804) 752-4700. Thank you for your nomination.

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