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Alumni receives Founders Day AwardDo you know an alum of UW-Whitewater who has been outstanding in their career, profession, community or daily life?

We are calling on all alumni and friends to help us identify those outstanding alumni who deserve recognition. The UW-W Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards.

Award Categories

Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

Presented to a graduate of UW-Whitewater who has exhibited distinguished professional, personal and career achievement, and is recognized for accomplishments in their field.

Distinguished Alumni Award for Community / Regional Service

Presented to a graduate of UW-Whitewater who has demonstrated outstanding and significant civic and service contributions for their community.

Distinguished Alumni Award for Service to UW-Whitewater

Presented to a graduate of UW-Whitewater in recognition of outstanding support in the development of the university, its goals and mission, and university affairs.

Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

Presented to a graduate of UW-Whitewater no more than 15 years after receipt of a degree from UW-Whitewater. Criteria may include, but are not limited to, demonstration of professional achievement, and volunteer/civic involvement.

Alumni Awards Timeline

  • Nomination can be submitted until October 31.
  • Selections will be made in early November.
  • Awards are presented on Founder's Day in April.

If you have any questions, please contact Keri Schroeder at or 262-472-1187.