Alumni Awards

The Greensboro College Alumni Association annually presents three awards to outstanding alumni. Winners are announced annually after the February Alumni Board meeting, and the awards are presented annually at Homecoming, Alumni and Family Weekend, the last Saturday of September.

The Distinguished Alumni Award, established in 1966, recognizes alumni 35 and older who have continually served the college in community and religious affairs and have demonstrated outstanding service or accomplishment in their personal or professional lives. The 2019 winner was Harriet Carver Heath ’59 of Portsmouth, Va.

The Alumni Excellence Award, established in 1990, recognizes alumni 35 and older who have contributed outstanding service and achievement as humanitarians and/or professionals in their chosen endeavors. Service, commitment, integrity and success are the key factors in making these awards. The 2019 winner was Mary Beth McCord Flynn ’93 of Kernersville, N.C.

The Young Alumni Award, re-established in 2012, recognizes alumni younger than 35 years of age who have contributed outstanding service and achievement as humanitarians and/or professionals in their chosen endeavor. Service, commitment, integrity and success are the key factors in making these awards. The 2019 winner was Newton Taylor Babb ’15 of Greensboro, N.C.

Nominations for the 2020 awards are being accepted through Dec. 15, 2019. Submit your nomination here.