UF COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
DISTINGUISHED AWARDS PROGRAM

NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN!

It’s that time of year again when you have an opportunity to nominate outstanding alumni, deserving veterinarians, and those who have served the college in some special way. We need your help to bring deserving candidates to our attention for the Distinguished Awards Program.  

The nomination period runs through November 15 of each year. To nominate someone, please read the following information and follow instructions (at the bottom) to submit your nomination.


AWARD CATEGORIES

  • ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – DVM
    Nominees must be a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).  The recipient of this award has demonstrated outstanding personal or professional contributions, and has provided a positive example of UF-CVM alumni, in one or more of the following ways:
    Professional achievements in veterinary science or one of its branches
    – Service to the community and the advancement of animal welfare; and or
    – Outstanding service to the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

  • ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – MS/PhD
    Nominees must be a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine (MS, PhD).  The recipient of this award has demonstrated outstanding personal or professional contributions, and has provided a positive example of UF-CVM alumni, in one or more of the following ways:
    Professional achievements in veterinary science or one of its branches;
    Service to the community and the advancement of animal welfare; and or
    – Outstanding service to the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

  • DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
    Nominees must hold a DVM or PhD (not necessarily from the University of Florida). The recipient of this award must demonstrate meritorious service to the profession of veterinary medicine through personal activities and professional accomplishments.

  • SPECIAL SERVICE AWARD
    Nominees must have demonstrated outstanding service to the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. This individual’s contributions should demonstrate that he/she has positively impacted the college in one or more of its key roles in teaching, research, extension and patient care.

  • OUTSTANDING YOUNG ALUMNI AWARD
    Nominees must have graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine within the past ten years and be 35 years of age or younger.  The recipient of this award has, in a short time since graduation from the college, achieved personal or professional accomplishments that serve to positively reflect upon the UF CVM.

  • HONORARY MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION of UF CVM ALUMNI
    According to the Association of the UF CVM Alumni Constitution and By-laws, faculty members, residents, private practitioners, or others may be elected as honorary members by a member of the alumni council. 

NOMINATE SOMEONE NOW!

PREFERRED SUBMISSION METHOD

ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM

Use this link to quickly submit nominees for a Distinguished Alumni Award.

This is the only way to guarantee your nomination is received.

All nominations must be submitted by November 15, 2021.

NON-PREFERRED METHOD

NOMINATION VIA SNAIL MAIL

Use this link to download a Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form. Fill it out, print, attach supporting documentation, and mail to UF CVM Office of Advancement, PO Box 100125, Gainesville, FL 32610-0125.

If you select this method, please note that we are not responsible for lost or late submissions.

All nominations must be RECEIVED by November 15, 2021.

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