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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 dedication to CMU through their efforts or financial resources.

Criteria for the Honorary Alumni Award:
Recipients do not possess an earned degree from Central Michigan University and meet the following criteria:

  • Service and Support to Central Michigan University:
    The recipient's deeds and actions have a profound impact on supporting the University; its faculty, students, and/or alumni.
  • Promotion of Central Michigan University:
    Recipients display an enthusiasm to share experiences to help publicize and promote Central Michigan University on a local, state, or national scale.
  • Character:
    Recipients demonstrate a high moral character that is in alignment with the mission and goals of Central Michigan University. 

Nominations for the 2023 Alumni Awards are open. Nominations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, March 31, 2023.

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​Professional staff in the CMU Advancement Division are not eligible to receive these awards.