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Awards and Honors

Showcasing Creighton’s exceptional alumni.

Our graduates contribute to the greater good. They live the ideals of a Jesuit, Catholic education.

We recognize their contributions to Creighton and their communities, honoring them with a number of awards.
 

Outstanding alumni

Alumni Merit Award and Achievement Citation

The Creighton University Alumni Merit Award recognizes outstanding alumni from each school and college. These passionate leaders enrich lives, encouraging and inspiring others while they serve selflessly, making a difference in their communities and leaving the world a better place.

See the 2021 winners

See past recipients of the Alumni Merit Award

See past recipients of the Alumni Achievement Citation
 

Nominations

If you would like to nominate a distinguished alumnus for an award, please complete this form or contact us at alumni@creighton.edu or 402.280.2222. 

Criteria for the award

  • Degree from Creighton University
  • Record of providing distinguished service to the University and/or the community
  • Demonstration of high moral principles guided by the Jesuit ideals of being women and men for and with others.

Requirements

  • When completing questions 1 and 2 on the nomination form, provide specific examples of how the nominee meets the criteria for this citation.
  • A supporting resume/curriculum vitae must accompany the nomination.
  • Up to three letters of support will be accepted.

     

Recent alumni

The Recent Alumnus/Alumna Award recognizes significant professional achievement, personal responsibility, and service to Creighton and community by an alumna/us during their first 10 years following graduation. 

Nominations 

If you would like to nominate a distinguished recent alumnus/a for an award, please complete this form or contact us at alumni@creighton.edu or 402.280.2222. 

Criteria for the award

•    Degree from Creighton University within ten years of graduation 
•    Record of providing distinguished service to the University and/or the community
•    Demonstration of high moral principles guided by the Jesuit ideals of being women and men for and with others.

Requirements

•    When completing questions 1 and 2 on the nomination form, provide specific examples of how the nominee meets the criteria for this citation.
•    A supporting resume/curriculum vitae must accompany the nomination.
•    Up to three letters of support will be accepted.

 

Friend of the University

The Friend of the University Award recognizes distinguished leadership and/or service to Creighton by a non-alumnus/a.

Nominations

If you would like to nominate a friend of Creighton for an award, please complete this form or contact us at alumni@creighton.edu or 402.280.2222. 

Criteria for the award

•    Record of providing distinguished service to the University and/or the community
•    Demonstration of high moral principles guided by the Jesuit ideals of being women and men for and with others.

Requirements

•    When completing questions 1 and 2 on the nomination form, provide specific examples of how the nominee meets the criteria for this citation.
•    A supporting resume/curriculum vitae must accompany the nomination.
•    Up to three letters of support will be accepted.