The Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University is proud to recognize outstanding, notable, and accomplished alumni and friends of Case Western Reserve University. The recipients of Alumni Awards, except where noted, are degree holders of any current or former undergraduate or graduate school in the university. Members of The Alumni Association Board of Directors determine the recipients from nominations that are received each year by the July 15th deadline. All nominations received are considered active for three years.
The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes an alumnus or alumna who has made distinguished and outstanding contributions to his or her profession or field of interest and, over the course of a lifetime, brought benefit to his or her community, humanity, and honor to the university by embodying the values and spirit of Case Western Reserve University. This award is the highest honor bestowed by the Alumni Association.
The Professional Achievement Award recognizes an outstanding alumnus or alumna of Case Western Reserve University who has achieved exceptional accomplishment in his or her career and has brought distinction to himself or herself and Case Western Reserve through the benefits of vocation and leadership in his or her professional community.
The Newton D. Baker Distinguished Service Award honors the lifetime legacy and community endeavors of Newton D. Baker, who urged everyone he met to volunteer time, talent and service to those in need. This award recognizes significant service to the university by any alumnus or alumna, staff member, faculty or friend of the university who has given their time, expertise, or leadership generously, thereby ensuring the prolonged welfare of the institution for generations to come.
The Daniel T. Clancy Alumni Service Award honors the contributions of Dan Clancy to the alumni of Case Western Reserve University. This award recognizes an outstanding alumnus or alumna who has been active in alumni affairs for at least 15 years and has made significant contributions to The Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University and its programs.
Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of Case Western Reserve University are invited to submit nominations for The Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University Young Alumni Award.
The Young Alumni Award recognizes an outstanding alumnus or alumna of Case Western Reserve University who is 35 years old or younger. The award is given to an alumnus or alumna who has demonstrated excellence in his or her professional field and/or has demonstrated service to his or her community, the public, or humanity, embodying the values, spirit, and pride of Case Western Reserve.