College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Awards
Our alumni are highly skilled practitioners in their fields, they make a positive impact with a global reach, and have broadened our understanding of the human condition through scholarly and creative endeavors. For that reason, in 2020, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences began an initiative to recognize our outstanding alumni and their contributions to our communities.
CLASS Alumni Award of Distinction for Public Service
The award of distinction for public service is awarded to alumni who broadly serve the public good. Their involvement at the local, state or national level shapes public practices and they are effective change agents. These alumni value diverse perspectives and aim toward a more fair and just society.
CLASS Alumni Award of Distinction for Professional Practice
The Distinction for Professional Practice is awarded to alumni who are highly skilled practitioners in their field. These are people who make a difference in the lives of people every day through their craft and deep understanding of the human condition.
CLASS Alumni Award of Distinction for Global Engagement
The Distinction for Global Engagement is awarded to alumni who make a global impact. Whether working domestically or abroad, these alumni have acquired the cultural proficiency and skills to improve the lives of people where they are and impact their lives in a significant way.
CLASS Alumni Award of Distinction for Scholarly Activity
The distinction for scholarly or creative activity is awarded to alumni who have contributed to our understanding of the human condition. They are experts in their field and share their knowledge widely.