Awards & Recognition

After graduation, Rio alumni head out into the world to make a difference — in their fields, in their communities and in the lives of others. The University is pleased to honor their achievements with a variety of awards.

Deadline for all awards is Feb. 1 of each year.
 


2019 ALUMNI AWARDS
 

ATWOOD ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented to an alumnus/alumna for personal achievement reflecting credit upon the University, including professional or civic accomplishments, and who have an interest in promoting the ideals and objectives of the institution.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
Presented to an alumnus/alumna who has brought honor to the University through significant personal achievement.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD (formally URG Alumni Award)
Presented for meritorious service to the University or to the Alumni Association, in the form of maintaining alumni or class organizations or events, active participation in University events, recruitment of students, placement of graduates, making or securing of donations, participation on University committees, or serving to benefit the welfare of the University.

THE RISING STAR AWARD
Presented to an alumnus/alumna age 35 or younger whose remarkable accomplishments speak well for the range and quality of a University of Rio Grande education.


EDUCATORS' HALL OF FAME
Deadline has closed for 2018 Awards.
2019 Nomination Forms will be available soon. Please check back.


ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

Deadline has closed for 2018 Awards.
2019 Nomination Forms will be available soon. Please check back.


ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline has closed for 2018 Awards.
2019 Nomination Forms will be available soon. Please check back.


Please return all nomination forms to Delyssa Edwards, Director of Alumni Relations

PO Box 500
Rio Grande, OH 45674
dedwards@rio.edu