Alumni Awards

A wonderful tradition at Salve Regina, alumni awards foster lasting connections with alumni while also recognizing their lifetime achievements. You may recommend a deserving graduate of Salve Regina at any time during the year by submitting an online nomination. Career success, community achievement, alumni connectedness and support of Salve Regina are all taken into consideration. Candidates are reviewed twice a year by a peer committee.

For more information, email alumni@salve.edu.

Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award

One of Salve Regina's highest alumni honors, the Distinguished Alumni Award honors Salve Regina alumni who have demonstrated outstanding professional and personal development either through traditional channels or innovative approaches. Honorees have distinguished themselves through contributions to community, family or professional service, providing a role model for students and alumni and have demonstrated a meaningful commitment to their alma mater. Presented during Fall Festival Weekend.

Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award

In 2007, the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award was established to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of alumni with advanced degrees from Salve Regina. The award honors graduate alumni who have demonstrated outstanding professional and personal development either through traditional channels or innovative approaches. Honorees have distinguished themselves through contributions to community, family or professional service, providing a role model for students and alumni and have demonstrated a meaningful commitment to their alma mater. Presented during Fall Festival Weekend.

Salve Regina Mission Award

The Mission Award recognizes a Salve Regina graduate whose service to others exemplifies the mission of the University. Presented during Fall Festival Weekend.

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

The Outstanding Young Alumni Award recognizes exceptional achievement of alumni younger than 35 years old. Honorees have demonstrated great promise and accomplishment in their chosen professions and/or through community, public or humanitarian service. In addition, recipients have shown a commitment to participating in the life of their alma mater and serve as a role model for students and alumni. Presented during Fall Festival Weekend.

Alumni Achievement Award

Alumni Achievement Awards are presented to Salve Regina graduates who are role models to Salve Regina students and alumni. Recipients demonstrate significant civic or professional achievements and possess great potential for future distinction. Nominations are reviewed by a selection committee comprised of former Alumni Achievement Award recipients. Presented during Reunion Weekend.

Exceptional Volunteer Award

Exceptional Volunteer Awards are presented to Salve Regina graduates from any undergraduate program who demonstrate exemplary service to the University. Recipients are identified by Salve Regina advancement staff and confirmed by a classmate. Presented during Reunion Weekend.

Nursing Alumni Achievement Award

The Nursing Alumni Achievement Award recognizes nursing alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the field of nursing and whose actions are in keeping with the University mission and provide a role model for students and alumni. Nominees must have received a nursing degree from Salve Regina and have 10 or more years of professional nursing experience.