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Alumni & Development

Alumni Awards

To nominate the recipient (s) of your choice, please complete the online form listed below no later than April 11, 2014.

View the 2013 Winners.

Alumni Awards Criteria


  1. Have attained prominence through their professional accomplishments in religion, commerce, industry, technology, the arts, education, government, or other worth endeavors.
  2. Be persons of such integrity, stature, and demonstrated ability that the faculty, staff, students, and alumni will take pride in and be inspired by their recognition.
  3. Have a record of accomplishments impressive to the citizens of the nominee’s communities.
  4. Reflect, by their deeds, the importance of their education, pride in their alma mater, and demonstrated loyalty to the University of Saint Francis.
  5. Have demonstrated an interest in, and support, of the university, the Alumni Association, and its activities.
  6. Have graduated from any of the five schools under the USF umbrella including:
    • Saint Francis College
    • Lutheran College of Health Professions
    • Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing
    • Saint Joseph Hospital School of Nursing
    • University of Saint Francis

This award is open to all Saint Francis Alumni.

This award is open to all Saint Francis Alumni who have graduated in the last five years.

This award is open to all Saint Francis Alumni.

This award is open to friends, former faculty, staff, administrators; and benefactors who have been supportive of the university as a whole.

The Alumni Director and Vice President for University Relations will make the award selections for each category from the nominations received. Final approval of awards comes from Sister M. Elise Kriss, President.

Except for the Honorary Alumnus award, nominees must have been enrolled in a regular course of study at the University of Saint Francis and must have received a diploma, degree or certification from the University of Saint Francis.