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 Alumni Awards


Each year CMU recognizes alumni and friends who have made significant contributions of their time, talent, or financial resources to help advance and bring positive recognition to Central Michigan University. These individuals are honored each year at the annual alumni awards banquet.

Dick Enberg CMU Alumni Commitment Award 
This award is named after legendary sports broadcaster and alumni Dick Enberg, Class of 1957. 

Throughout his career, Enberg always remembered his start at Central Michigan University. He gave endlessly of his time, talents and treasure, building an endowment that would do for thousands of others what CMU had done for him — and a quarter million other alumni.
Nominat​ion Form
​Alumni Service Recognition Award
The Alumni Service Recognition Award is bestowed upon alumni of Central Michigan University who show compassion for addressing critical social, economic, and environmental needs throughout our society on either a local, state, national or international level.

Nomination Form
Corporate or Foundation Partner Alumni Award
The Corporate or Foundation Partner Alumni Award is presented to corporations or foundations who demonstrate generosity to Central Michigan University through significant leadership giving, dedicated service, and assistance to students and faculty through programs, grants, recruitment activities, employee engagement, and research opportunities.

Nomination Form
Distinguished Alumni Award
The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed upon notable alumni of Central Michigan University who bring credit to the University by personal accomplishment, professional achievement, notoriety, or community service activities. This award recognizes alumni who achieve professional excellence and make meaningful contributions to Central Michigan University.

​Nomination Form
Honorary Alumni Award
The Honorary Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed upon loyal friends of Central Michigan University who are not alumni.  This award recognizes individuals who make meaningful contributions and show a dedication to CMU through their efforts or financial resources.

Nomination Form​​
Future Alumni Leader Award
The Future Alumni Leader Award is an award program for current Central Michigan University students sponsored by the Young Alumni Board. The Future Alumni Leader Award recognizes outstanding Central Michigan University junior or senior students who have demonstrated commitment to forging ongoing connections with the university community for students and alumni through academic achievement and co-curricular involvement. ​

Nomination Form​​