Allegheny Awards

Special awards have been created to recognize members of the Allegheny community annually for their significant accomplishments, and we value your suggestions of deserving individuals at any time. The award descriptions are listed below.

There are three ways to submit a nomination:

  1. Click on the “Nomination Form” link located beneath each award description to submit a nomination online.
  2. Email your nomination to alumni@allegheny.edu.
  3. Send a letter via the U.S. Postal Service to Phil Foxman, Associate Vice President of Development and Director of Alumni Affairs, 520 North Main Street, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA 16335.

If you have any questions about the nomination or the selection process, please contact the Alumni Office by email or by telephone at (814) 332-5384. Thank you for your help.

Alumni Awards

The Alumni Medal
The Alumni Medal is the College’s oldest and most prestigious recognition and is awarded for steadfast loyalty and many years of distinguished service to Allegheny. Past Alumni Medal recipients…
Nomination Form

The Blue Citation
The Blue Citation is awarded to an Allegheny graduate in recognition and appreciation of outstanding service to the College. Past Blue Citation recipients…
Nomination Form

The Gold Citation
The Gold Citation is awarded to an Allegheny graduate in recognition and appreciation of honor reflected upon the College by virtue of professional or volunteer activities. Past Gold Citation recipients…
Nomination Form

Teaching Awards

The Julian Ross Award for Excellence in Teaching
The Julian Ross Award for Excellence in Teaching is presented to a faculty member who has been at Allegheny College for more than 10 years. Before submitting your nomination, please review the list of eligible professors. Past Julian Ross Award recipients…
Nomination Form

The Thoburn Award for Excellence in Teaching
The Thoburn Award for Excellence in Teaching is presented to a faculty member who has been at Allegheny College for 10 years or less. Before submitting your nomination, please review the list of eligible professors. Past Thoburn Award recipients…
Nomination Form

The Robert T. Sherman Distinguished Service Award

The Robert T. Sherman Distinguished Service Award is given to an Allegheny staff member who has provided exceptional long-term support to College programs or activities and/or contributed to the College in areas not required by their job description. The recipient’s performance should exceed expectation, and they should embody excellence, service and dedication to Allegheny. The recipient must be a current or retired employee (having completed a minimum of five years of service). Past Distinguished Service Award recipients…
Nomination Form

Athletic Hall of Fame

Athletic Hall of Fame Nominees may include athletes, teams, coaches, trainers, or any other people who have made outstanding contributions to varsity athletics at Allegheny. The nomination information should include the sport(s) played; collegiate accomplishments; and special contribution to the College, its athletic program or the community. An individual, team, or coach may be nominated anytime beginning 10 years after graduation. Past inductees…
Nomination Form