ALUMNI AWARDS


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To nominate an individual for one of the Alumni Awards, please use the nomination form below.

Entry deadline for the 2016 Alumni Awards is May 31, 2016.

Pioneer Award

The Pioneer Award was established by the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association in 1962 and is presented each year to an outstanding alumnus or alumna, in recognition of outstanding or meritorious achievement in his or her chosen field; for distinguished service to church, community, country and humanity; and for continuing and loyal service to Tusculum College.

Frontier Award

The Frontier Award was established by the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association in 1995 and is presented each year to an outstanding alumnus or alumna in recognition of outstanding or meritorious advancement in his or her career. Consideration will be given to former students who have been graduated from the College at least five years, but no more than fifteen years. Consideration for this award should include continuing and loyal service to Tusculum College.

National Living Faculty Award

The National Living Faculty Award was established by the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association in 1996 and is presented each year to an outstanding member of the Tusculum College Faculty. The purpose of the Living Faculty Award is to bestow recognition on those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Collegeís academic program(s). Persons shall not be eligible for consideration until they have maintained an academic relationship with the College for at least five years. To be considered for recognition, faculty members should have excelled during their service to Tusculum College by demonstrating a commitment to the students of the College and the academic program(s).

National Alumni Recognition Award

The National Alumni Recognition Award was established by the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association in 1996 and is presented each year to an outstanding member of the Tusculum College Community. The purpose of the National Alumni Recognition Award is to bestow recognition on those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the College. Persons shall not be eligible for consideration until they have maintained an academic relationship with the College for at least five years. To be considered for recognition, Tusculum College community members should have excelled during their service to Tusculum College by demonstrating a commitment to the students of the College and the academic program(s).

Sports Hall of Fame

Nominations are open to Tusculum College alumni, former coaches, managers, sports editors, team trainers and other individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Tusculum College sports program. Persons shall not eligible for consideration until five years after they have completed their college-playing career, or, in case of a non-athlete, maintained their athletic relationship with the college for at least five years. To be considered for induction to the Hall, athletes should have excelled in their individual Tusculum College sport, attaining individual honors and recognition while a student. Merely belonging to a season-winning team is not achievement worthy of induction into the Hall.

Sports Benefactor Award

The Sports Benefactor Award was established by the Executive committee of the Alumni Association in 1995 and is presented each year to an outstanding friend of the College in recognition of outstanding support of the Tusculum College athletic program. Consideration for this award should be based on the person’s contributions to the athletic program and loyalty to Tusculum College athletics.