2017 Alumni Awards - Nomination


The 2017 Alumni Award nominations have closed. 

We are Gamecocks. We belong to a worldwide network of leaders. From our very first day on campus until today, our university continues to mold us into leaders, innovators, role-models and change agents. Gamecocks positively impact communities and lead change.

Every year, My Carolina Alumni Association awards our alumni the highest honors given by our alma mater. These alumni awards encompass the true spirit of what it means to be a graduate of the University of South Carolina. Awards honor Gamecocks who stand out in their communities and professions by exhibiting their passion, determination and excellence.

Honor the best and brightest Gamecocks by nominating them for one of our prestigious alumni awards. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 31.

You may submit your nomination electronically by clicking the button below or by downloading, completing, and mailing this PDF form.


PLEASE NOTE: A copy of the nominee's resume, vita, or LinkedIn page address is required.  Incomplete nominations will not be considered and will be returned to the nominator for further information. 

Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award – named for the great humanitarian and philanthropist, honors an outstanding alumnus or alumna demonstrating professional excellence of character and service to humanity and is the highest honor awarded to Carolina Alumni.

Distinguished Alumni Award – honors an alumnus whose professional and personal life has exemplified dedication and excellence in leadership, citizenship and voluntarism while offering a lifetime of devotion to the University of South Carolina.

Outstanding Black Alumni Award – is presented to an alumnus or alumna who has uniquely distinguished themselves in his or her professional career, shown remarkable leadership capabilities and positively impacted a community.

Outstanding Young Alumni Award – honors graduates under 40 who represent the breadth and scope of new talent, has achieved extraordinary success in a chosen profession and has significantly set themselves apart from peers.

Honorary Life Membership Award – pays homage to friends of Carolina who enthusiastically support and tirelessly serve the University of South Carolina community.

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Vicky Montgomery