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The EIU Alumni Association builds lifelong relationships between alumni and their alma mater. The organization has traditionally pursued a number of broad objectives, including:

  • Sponsoring special events for alumni.
  • Assisting with homecoming and reunions.
  • Facilitating communcation between alumni and the university.
  • Assistance in maintaining alumni records.
  • Helping with fundraising and other initiatives which contribute to the welfare of the university.

EIUAA also recognizes alumni accomplishments through its Distinguished Alumni Awards program.

2014 Alumni Award Nominations

The EIU Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the 2014 Alumni Awards. If you know of an outstanding alumna/us and would like to nominate her or him please do so by Friday, June 6.

Alumni may be nominated for the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Louis V. Hencken Alumni Service Award, Distinguished Educator Award or the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.

Nominations, including this form, a formal letter of nomination and supporting materials (articles, resume, additional letters of support, etc.) should be sent to Steve Rich, EIU Alumni Association, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL 61920 or via email to swrich@eiu.edu.

Recipients will be recognized during the 2014 Homecoming festivities, including a dinner held in their honor.

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