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Category Descriptions Award Descriptions

Summary: Category Descriptions
Award Descriptions
Alumni Achievement Awards, Alumni Service Awards,
Faculty Service Award, Recent Alumni Award, Student Service Award,
Honorary Alumnus Award
Alumni Achievement Awards
The Alumni Association presents two types of achievement awards, an Alumni Achievement
Award (formerly the Alumni Merit Award) and a Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.
Both of these awards are for accomplishment in the nominee's profession and are intended to
recognize both accomplishment and leadership in the field which brings honor to Carnegie
Mellon University. The contribution(s) do not need to be publicly renowned, but should
represent important creative effort or accomplishment with societal or educational value. The
Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award is intended to recognize both longevity and
consistency of accomplishment over one's professional lifetime and may not be awarded every
Alumni Service Awards
The Alumni Association presents two types of alumni service awards, an Alumni Service
Award and a Distinguished Alumni Service Award. These awards are intended to recognize
service to Carnegie Mellon University only and will not consider volunteer service to other
organizations in the nominee's home community. Similarly, Carnegie Mellon employees or


Source: Andrews, Peter B. - Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University


Collections: Mathematics