Presented to an individual who has provided exemplary service to Franklin Pierce. The nominee will have demonstrated strong characteristics of leadership, commitment, and influence on programs and/or activities at the University. Recipients may be selected from past or present members of the faculty, staff, alumni, or friends of the University.
Created at the start of Franklin Pierce University’s 50th Anniversary in 2012, The Frank S. DiPietro Award was designed to honor an alum entrepreneur who believes in the power of giving back, not only to his/her community, but to his/her alma mater as well. In the spirit of its namesake and founding President of Franklin Pierce, Frank S. DiPietro, this award focuses on alumni who share Frank’s entrepreneurial spirit and the consistent contribution to one’s community.
Presented to an alumnus who has used their degree from Franklin Pierce University in their career after graduating. The Power of the Raven Award was started in 2012. This new award represents and honors alumni contributions to their field. The award is given to those celebrating their Reunion Year at Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Presented to an alumnus whose participation in alumni activities is worthy of recognition. The recipient will have demonstrated characteristics of leadership, creativity and commitment that have had a positive effect on the advancement of alumni relations at the University.
Consistent with the goals of the Franklin Pierce University Statement of Institutional Vision, the Alumni Leader of Conscience Award is given to the alumnus who demonstrates high levels of intellect and character. This individual is balanced in weighing options; decisive in pursuing a chosen course; open to new ideas; seeking always to improve upon the current condition; careful in the judgment of others; gentle in the care of the souls of those they influence; and inspirational and nurturing of similar qualities in others.
[No longer making awards in this category.] Presented to an individual who has provided exemplary service to Franklin Pierce alumni. This individual has demonstrated strong characteristics of leadership, commitment, and influence on programs and/or activities that have enhanced the Alumni Association.
[No longer making awards in this category.] The award was presented in 1996 to the founders of the Alumni Association.
The Franklin Pierce University Alumni Association announces a call for nominations for the five Alumni Awards listed below. Nominations may be submitted by *any member of the Franklin Pierce Community. The Awards are given annually at the All Alumni Luncheon during Alumni Reunion Weekend.
The deadline for nominations is March 11. Any nominations received after March 11 will be held for consideration for the 2017 Awards.
*Franklin Pierce community members may not nominate themselves for an award.
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