Distinguished Alumni Award - Office of University Relations | Briar Cliff University

Distinguished Alumni Award

Each year, the Briar Cliff University Office of University Relations accepts nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award. With the help of our Briar Cliff community, we can celebrate and honor our outstanding alumni for their contributions to Briar Cliff and the community.

Please carefully consider your nominations. You may fill out the nomination form online, by calling the Office of University Relations at 712-279-5400 or by emailing university.relations@briarcliff.edu. The deadline for nominations is March 11, 2020. 

To see a list of past award winners, click here.

Candidate Requirements

An eligible nominee …

  • Has obtained a degree from Briar Cliff College or Briar Cliff University.
  • Lives a life reflective of the Catholic, Franciscan ideals taught at Briar Cliff.
  • Excels in professional activities reflecting skills taught at Briar Cliff.
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to Briar Cliff in the form of hours, dollars or ideas.


Call (800) 522-2586 or contact the Office of University Relations online.