Alumni Award Descriptions

Outstanding Alumnus of the Year
Timely recognition of lifetime achievement that brings honor to the university through personal and professional excellence and service to the university, church or community.
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Young Alumnus of the Year
Recognizes professional achievement and/or distinguished service to Abilene Christian University. To be eligible, a recipient must not be over 40 years of age at the time of selection.
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Distinguished Alumni Citation
Recognizes distinctive personal and professional achievement that has merited the honor and praise of peers and colleagues.
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Change the World Awards
As part of the ACU Centennial celebration, the Alumni Advisory Board selected 100 people to receive a Change the World award. Recipients included alumni and friends who have quietly made a difference in small and large ways on campus, in their communities and throughout the world. They were honored during a reception on Feb. 19, 2006.
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