Alumni Award Descriptions

Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

This award recognizes an individual who has reached significant professional achievements through exemplary leadership. Achievements may be specific to a chosen career, industry or entrepreneurial quest. Consideration is also given to the nominee’s contributions to his or her community and the College.

Henry P. and M. Page Laughlin Educator Award

This award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions in the field of education. This award is named for Henry P. and M. Page Laughlin based on their commitment to education and Ursinus College.

Alumni Award for Service to Humanity

This award recognizes an individual who has exhibited outstanding service to society; it pays tribute for time volunteered for the benefits a community or non-profit institutions. Contributions may have been made at local, state or national levels.

The Rising Star Alumni Award

This award recognizes an accomplished graduate of the past 10 years for significant contributions to and leadership in the recipient’s profession, community and/or Ursinus College.

Senior Alumni Award

This award recognizes two deserving seniors, who based on their undergraduate career, show promise of making significant contributions to and leadership in their careers, their community and/or Ursinus College.