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Pride & Spirit

SUNY Oneonta Alumni of Distinction

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Nomination Criteria


The Alumni of Distinction honor illustrates the great value of the academic experience at SUNY Oneonta and increases the pride alumni, students, staff, and faculty have for the college.

Selected from nominations submitted by faculty, staff, alumni, and friends, these individuals must meet the criteria below.

  • Completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree at SUNY Oneonta
  • Made professional contributions in their field and/or communities and through their achievements bring distinction to themselves and the college
  • Demonstrated leadership, character and service
  • Made significant impact in their area of expertise
  • Been recognized by their peers and community
  • Demonstrated leadership in philanthropic endeavors
  • Made significant contributions to community through volunteerism or philanthropic giving
  • Been an exemplary role model for others
  • All self-nominations require a letter of support from separate individual in addition to the written nomination noting the required criteria above
    Nominations must be complete and speak to all of the required criteria.  Incomplete nominations will not be considered for this honor. The committee reserves the right, but is not required, to request additional supporting information should this be necessary to make a determination.



Submit a Nomination


If you know someone who meets the criteria for this honor, submit a nomination via our online form here.   Please be sure to complete all fields in the form.  Nominations are kept confidential unless that nominator chooses to disclose this information.

Nominations are now closed for the fall 2022 Presentation of Honors. These folks will be announced soon.  Nominations for 2023 will open up in the spring.


submit a nomination