Alumni Association Awards

Alumni Association Awards

 

We welcome nominations for the 2022 RUSVM Alumni Association Awards: Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award and Rising Star Alumni Award. Please see below for current eligibility and award descriptions. 

NOMINATION AND ELIGIBILITY

  • Nominees can self-nominate or be nominated by fellow alumni, RUSVM faculty or RUSVM staff.
  • Nominees can be nominated for multiple awards but can only be selected for one.
  • Nominees can be selected for a different award then the original nomination.
  • Nominees must be positive advocates for the RUSVM, and agree to share their stories and comments for the promotion of the Alumni Association and RUSVM.
  • Nominees must be alumni in "good standing" and cannot have been convicted of any felony.
  • Nominations are open to DVM, PhD, and Masters degree graduates of RUSVM

AWARD DESCRIPTIONS

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recognizes the success of an alumnus/a who has made significant contributions to his/her profession and industry while embodying the university's purpose, vision, and values.

The award recognizes those who have had extraordinary success in the following areas: professional achievement, community involvement, advancement of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and its mission, giving back of time, talent, and/or capital and encouraging and inspiring future leaders as well as contributions that have benefited the veterinary community and/or profession.

  • Excellence in the veterinary field: clinical, diagnostic, public health, regulatory, and/or military service, etc.
  • Engagement or involvement with RUSVM at some level, such as alumni mentoring, advocacy, or enrollment support.
  • Exceptional service to local community: a humane, caring, helping attitude toward family, friends, clients, and community, such as: 
    • volunteer organizations
    • church
    • school boards
    • government service. 
  • Must be a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

ALUMNI RISING STAR AWARD

The Alumni Rising Star Award recognizes an alumnus/a who is 0-10 years post-graduation and has already achieved early career success.

  • Accelerated career progression and advancement.

  • Position within a nationally recognized organization or company.
  • Excellence in their practice: clinical, diagnostic, public health, regulatory, and/or military service.
  • Excellence in service to local community- a humane, caring, helping attitude toward family, friends, clients, and community, including, but not limited to club work (Lions, Kiwanis, etc), church, school boards, government service. 
  • Must be a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, ALUMNI RELATIONS

Colleen Glenney
P +1.617.901.8042| C +1.617.901.8042 |
cglenney@rossvet.edu.kn

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