Rutgers Excellence In Alumni Leadership Awards
The Rutgers University Alumni Association presents the Rutgers Excellence in Alumni Leadership Awards annually to recognize those alumni and other members of the university community who devote their time and talents to further the mission of the alumni association and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Block R Award
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Walter H. Seward Rutgers for Life Award
Recognizing an alumnus who has maintained a lifetime connection to the university. This award is presented in memory of Walter H. Seward RC'17, who was active in the Rutgers community until he passed away at the age of 111 in 2008.
Old Queen's Tribute Award
This award, represented by the symbolic Old Queen's Bell, is the most prestigious volunteer service award presented at Rutgers. It recognizes excellence in service by one member of the alumni community who has contributed at the highest level within the university and also has represented the university within the state.
Richard P. McCormick Award
Recognizing a dean or faculty member who has performed outstanding service for the alumni association. The nominee is required to be a current or retired Rutgers dean or faculty member.
Scarlet Oak Meritorious Service Award
Established in 1974, this award recognizes alumni of Rutgers for their
outstanding service to the university that extends beyond a specific
area or volunteer role and serves as a model for all volunteers in our
Recognizing service to the alumni body through volunteer involvement in charter organizations, work with university partners, in support of Rutgers’ community initiatives, and through other specific volunteer roles.
Rutgers Spirit Award
Recognizing an alumnus who has provided exemplary volunteer service and who has graduated within the past five years.
Edward J. Bloustein Award
Recognizing community service outside of the university by a Rutgers
alumnus or group of alumni. This award was established in 1992 in memory
of the 17th president of Rutgers University.
Ernest E. McMahon Award
Recognizing an alumni event or program for creative programming excellence. This award was established in 1990 by the Rutgers Class of 1930 on the occasion of its 60th reunion. Ernest E. McMahon was a former dean of University College.
Recognizing a multi-generational family of alumni.