News | November 08, 2016

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Nominate a distinguished grad for Alumni Awards

The FGCU Alumni Association is accepting nominations for its annual Alumni Awards through Friday, Jan. 13.

Since 2004, the association has recognized outstanding alumni for their professional accomplishments and dedication to their communities and FGCU. Alumni of Distinction is the most FGCU Alumni Association pom-pomsprestigious award the association bestows; it honors graduates who have upheld the tradition of excellence through personal accomplishments, professional achievement and community service. The Soaring Eagle award recognizes alumni from each college who have graduated within the last 10 years and demonstrated excellence in their careers and communities.

Nominations must be submitted online. Individuals may nominate themselves or other alumni. Winners will be recognized Friday, Feb. 10 during the Alumni Award Celebration at 6 p.m. in the Cohen Center Ballroom. The event is part of Alumni Weekend Feb. 9-11, which this year will be paired with a student Homecoming celebration for the first time.

The Alumni Association is dedicated to engaging graduates in a lifelong allegiance with FGCU and fellow alumni, cultivating opportunities for personal and professional growth after graduation, celebrating pride in the principles and achievements of FGCU and its graduates and inspiring individual investment in the university’s future.

For more information, contact Kimberly Wallace, director of Alumni Relations, at (239) 590-1087 or kwa[email protected].