VUAA Awards

Congratulations to all of the 2014 Valparaiso University Alumni Association Award recipients! To see the names of the 2015 recipients, go to the Alumni Awards, Faculty Awards and Student Awards pages. For more information on past alumni, faculty, and student award recipients, please visit the award recipients archive.

The Valparaiso University Alumni Association Board of Directors will choose recipients for awards in three areas: alumni awards, faculty awards, and student awards. You are encouraged to nominate a candidate. Nominations will open Dec. 1, 2015, and are accepted through Feb. 15, 2016 for next year's award recipients.

Alumni Awards

The Valparaiso University Alumni Association recognizes alumni in seven different areas of achievement.  Read more about the award categories, nomination, and selection process.

Faculty Awards

Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes and encourages excellence in the art of teaching.

Faculty Development Grant offers faculty the opportunity to apply for support to pursue terminal degrees, advance post-graduate research, or continue their education by participating in conferences and seminars through its Faculty Development Awards.

Student Awards

Distinguished Student Award recognizes outstanding students graduating from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Nursing and Health Professions, Christ College – The Honors College; the Law School, and the Graduate School and Continuing Education.

Distinguished Student Award for the College of Adult Scholars recognizes an outstanding non-traditional student earning his or her undergraduate degree from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Nursing and Health Professions, or Christ College – The Honors College.