Nomination Information

The SUNY Cobleskill Alumni Association has established awards in several categories to honor those alumni who bring distinction to themselves and to their alma mater through outstanding personal and professional achievements. These individuals represent just a few of the thousands of SUNY Cobleskill alumni who contribute in countless ways to the College, their communities and their professions. We encourage you to nominate outstanding individuals for the 2021 Alumni Awards in the following categories:

Award Categories

Outstanding Alumnus/a
-Demonstrates professional achievement
-Exemplifies community involvement
-History of service to SUNY Cobleskill
-Continues to be actively involved with SUNY Cobleskill
Distinguished Alumnus/a
Two awards representing each academic school will be given

-Demonstrates professional achievement
-Possesses expertise in his/her field of study
-Demonstrates community involvement
-Candidate must have graduated a minimum of ten years ago
Young Alumnus/a Achievement Award
-Demonstrates professional achievement
-Possesses leadership ability
-History of community involvement
-Continues to be actively involved with SUNY Cobleskill
-Candidate must have graduated no more than ten years ago
Outstanding Student Award
-Shows initiative through academic and campus achievements
-Has had a positive impact on SUNY Cobleskill
-Has a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Selection Process

A phone interview will be conducted with nominees as part of the selection process. Selected recipients of the Outstanding, Distinguished and Young Alumnus/a awards will be expected to speak with classes during the week leading up to Homecoming and attend the Alumni Awards Ceremony.

Nominations should include a description of the leadership qualities, honors, accomplishments, and other supportive information, which qualify the nominee for the award. 

Nomination Form

Nominate an Outstanding Student
Questions? Contact us at or 518-255-5524.