Created in 2009, the Carlow Laureate Award is an institutional honor given to Carlow University distinguished alumni. All nominees must have an earned undergraduate or graduate degree from Carlow University and must have a minimum of 10 years professional experience with documented professional successes/achievements.

Awards will be presented to the selected Carlow Laureates at a celebratory luncheon held in May the day before spring Commencement. The Laureates will also participate in the Commencement ceremony.

CRITERIA FOR NOMINATION

All nominees must have an earned undergraduate or graduate degree from Carlow University. All graduates who are not employees of Carlow University are eligible for the award. Nominees must have a minimum of 10 years professional experience with documented academic/professional successes or achievements.

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NOMINATION PROCESS

Nominations for 2017 are now open! Please make your submissions no later than February 10, 2017.

To nominate a candidate for consideration, the nominator should complete a Nomination Form and submit with a Nominator’s Statement (no more than 2 pages), detailing how the nominee’s qualifications fulfill each category for the award. Additional documentation should be provided to enhance the nomination. 

REVIEW PROCESS

Award recipients nominations are reviewed by a committee selected by the Vice President of Advancement. Awardees will have the opportunity to engage with the University community through service and mentoring activities.

SELECTION CRITERIA 

  • Exceptional Achievement. The nominee must have made exceptional achievement and contributions to the nominee’s profession, community, society, and/or university.
  • Demonstrated Leadership. The nominee must be a respected leader and role model in the nominee’s profession and/or community.
  • Reflection of University Ideals. The nominee must embody the mission and values of the university in the nominee’s personal life.

For more information, please contact Laurie Petty at 412.578.8851 or ljpetty@carlow.edu

Past Laureates

View Past Laureates

View the recipients of the Carlow Laureate Award since its inception in 2009.