Awards & Recognition Programs

To nominate someone for an award, please use the following:

 

2013 Nomination Brochure Page 1 2013 Nomination Brochure 2 

2013 Alumni Awards

Outstanding Alumni

Alumnus/Alumna must have earned one or more degrees from the university.He/she must also demonstrate significant accomplishments in his/her chosen field of work,demonstrate exemplary service to the community, demonstrate commitment to the university, and demonstrate commitment to the Alumni Association in terms of time, energy, and/or financial support. He/she should represent the very best the university has to offer as a graduate, and be a person future graduates will want to emulate, thus attracting new students and developing additional graduates of the same high quality.

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*ONLY one alumnus and one alumna can receive the award each year.

 Award of Honor

Award of Honor recipients must have earned one or more degrees from East Tennessee State University. He/she must also demonstrate significant accomplishments in his/her chosen field of work and demonstrate moral and/or financial support to the university since graduation.

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Honorary Alumni

Honorary Alumnus/Alumna is not a graduate of the university. He/she must demonstrate moral and/or financial support, shared skills, knowledge, personal time and energy to the university. He should also be a person who should bring distinction to the university and should be one with whom the university desires to be associated. *More than one person can be selected per year.

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 George L. Carter Award

The George L. Carter Award is bestowed upon graduates or friends who have made this university a more dynamic and viable force in the world of higher education. Recognition is given only on occasion when an individual(s) has exhibited the commitment and loyalty supporting ETSU fitting the example of George L. Carter, and is given only on occasion when such is warranted by action of the ETSU Alumni Association.

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 Distinguished Alumni

- In Armed Services
Alumnus/Alumna must have earned one or more degrees from East Tennessee State University. He/she must also demonstrate significant accomplishments in his/her chosen branch of the armed services, and demonstrate moral and/or financial support to the university since graduation.

- In Education
Alumnus/Alumna must have attended East Tennessee State University. He/she must also have demonstrated significant accomplishments in secondary education, and demonstrate moral and/or financial support to the university since leaving the university.

- In Higher Education
Alumnus/Alumna must have attended East Tennessee State University. He/she must also demonstrate significant accomplishments in his/her chosen area of Higher Education, and demonstrate moral and/or financial support to the university since leaving the university.

- In the Arts
Alumnus/Alumna must have attended East Tennessee State University. He/she must also demonstrate significant accomplishments in his/her chosen area of the arts and demonstrate moral and/or financial support to the university since leaving the university.

- In Public Service
Alumnus/Alumna must have attended East Tennessee State University. He/she must also demonstrate significant accomplishments in his/her chosen area of public service and demonstrate moral and/or financial support to the university since leaving the university.

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Distinguished Alumni in Public Service