Online Nomination Forms
The 2013 Alumni Association Awards nomination process is now open and will close on July 23, 2012. Award recipients will be decided at the 2012 Fall Leadership Weekend.
The Alumni Recognition and Faculty Awards will be bestowed during the 2013 Winter Leadership Weekend in Washington, DC. The John Carroll and Patrick Healy Awards will be bestowed during the 2013 John Carroll Weekend in London. The location and date of the bestowing of the Timothy S. Healy, S.J. Award will be decided at a later date. Please check back for updates regarding Winter Leadership Weekend and John Carroll Weekend.
For questions about the awards nomination process, please contact the Alumni Association Awards Committee.
Timothy S. Healy, S.J. Award
There are three criteria for the Timothy S. Healy, S.J. Award:
- Public Service
- Personal Qualities and Dedication to Principles of Georgetown
- Career Achievement
The Timothy S. Healy, S.J. Award named for Father Tim Healy, the 47th President of Georgetown University (1976-1989) was established in 1996 to recognize an alumnus of Georgetown who has rendered outstanding and exemplary community service or public service or professional service in support of humanitarian causes and advancements for the benefit of mankind.
John Carroll and Patrick Healy Awards
There are four criteria for the John Carroll and Patrick Healy Awards:
- Career Accomplishments
- Volunteer Service to Georgetown University
- Public Service and Community Involvement
- Personal Qualities and Dedication to the Principles of Georgetown
The John Carroll Award was established in 1951 to honor alumni whose achievements exemplify the ideals and traditions of Georgetown University and its founder, Archbishop John Carroll. A maximum of five awards are bestowed annually.
The Patrick Healy Award was established in 1969 to honor those who, although not Georgetown alumni, have distinguished themselves through a lifetime of outstanding achievement and service to Georgetown, the community and his or her profession. A maximum number of one Patrick Healy Award is bestowed annually.
Alumni Association Service Recognition Awards
The Apollonian Alumni Award is named for St. Apollonia, the patron saint of Dentistry, and is conferred upon an alumnus who has demonstrated exceptional efforts on behalf of the alumni of the School of Dentistry. A maximum of one award may be presented each year.
The Founders Alumni Award is named for the founders of Georgetown University School of Medicine and is conferred upon a maximum of four alumni from the Medical School. Doctors Noble Young, Flodoardo Howard, Charles Lieberman and Johnson Elliott approached President James Ryder, S.J. and requested the establishment of a medical department under the auspices of Georgetown College. In 1851, instruction officially began in the newly established department with Young, Howard, Elliot and Lieberman as the first faculty appointments. Together, these four founding faculty provided the leadership and vision to sustain the fragile enterprise of the Medical Department throughout its early years. The award is conferred upon those alumni leaders whose efforts and dedication to the School of Medicine have been truly remarkable. A maximum of four awards may be presented each year.
The William Gaston Alumni Award recognizes outstanding service by undergraduate alumni who have exhibited leadership across many activities such as alumni clubs, class programs and/or participation in other school activities. A maximum of five awards are presented each year. The award is named for the first student to enroll in Georgetown College. As a member of the United States Congress, William Gaston obtained Georgetown's charter as an educational institution. He later served as Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. He is famous for delivering a classic oration during a Constitutional Convention in that state which resulted in the removal of religious discrimination against members of his faith. He is admired for his personal integrity and his advocacy for religious freedom in the United States. A maximum of five awards may be presented each year.
The 1820 Graduate Award recognizes outstanding leadership and service by graduate alumni to alma mater in the Georgetown alumni community, through activities of the Georgetown University Alumni Association or through any university sanctioned alumni outreach group. Eligible for this award are alumni of The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the graduate degree programs of the Walsh School of Foreign Service, the McDonough School of Business, the School of Nursing and Health Studies, the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, the School of Continuing Studies and the Georgetown University Medical Center. A maximum of two awards may be presented each year.
The Reed Alumni Award recognizes outstanding service by one member of the Georgetown University Board of Governors (including Senators) during the most recently completed fiscal year. Nominations are accepted from current Faculty, Staff, Governors or Senators, and the nominee must be a member of the Board of Governors or a Senator during the fiscal year in which the award is conferred. Nominators are asked to provide a summary of the nominee's accomplishments on behalf of the Board of Governors and the Georgetown University Alumni Association during the fiscal year which is the basis for the nomination.
The Georgetown University Alumni Association Faculty Appreciation Award recognizes outstanding service to the Georgetown University Alumni Association by faculty members of Georgetown University who have exhibited leadership across many activities, such as work with the Georgetown University Board of Governors, alumni clubs, class programs, and/or participation in other school activities. A maximum of two awards may be presented each year.
The Young Alumni Service Award recognizes outstanding leadership and service of a Georgetown undergraduate alumnus or alumna, prior to one's 15th reunion year (at time of original nomination). Community service, professional achievements and other such accomplishments are considered, but are secondary to five to fifteen years of varied University service. The Young Alumni Service Award will be presented during the Georgetown University Alumni Association Service Recognition Awards Banquet. Individuals may be nominated specifically for this Award, or, in the discretion of the Awards Committee, may be considered from other Award Nominations. A maximum of one award is conferred annually.