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CBU Alumni Awards

CBU graduates have achieved extraordinary accomplishments in a wide array of fields, bringing distinction and great pride to their alma mater. Learn about the 2012 Alumni Award recipients.

To nominate someone for one of the CBU Alumni Awards, please review the award criteria, then complete and submit this form to alumni@calbaptist.edu.
 

Notable Alumni
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Alumni Awards Criteria

The Lancer Medal

Lancer Medal Purpose: To honor an alumnus/a who exemplifies the positive characteristics of all other alumni awards categories.

Criteria: The Awardee shall -

  1. show exemplary effort in maintaining alumni interest in California Baptist University
  2. be an outstanding benefactor of the University
  3. be well established and have made outstanding contributions in his/her chosen profession
  4. be active in his/her community
  5. be a positive representative of the University
  6. have graduated 20-25 years prior to nomination
  7. demonstrate Great Commission principles in his/her life. (This is a periodic award which will be awarded at the discretion of the University)

*Note: This is a periodic award which will be awarded at the discretion of the University.

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Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award

Purpose: This prestigious alumni award honors an alumnus/a for outstanding contributions in his/her profession.

Criteria: Recipient should -

  1. be well established in his/her chosen profession
  2. be active in his/her community
  3. be a positive representative of the University
  4. be active in church life
  5. have graduated at least 8-10 years prior to nomination

*Note: Recipient must meet all requirements.

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Distinguished Service in Religion

Purpose: To recognize at the November California Southern Baptist Convention an alumni who has made or is currently making an outstanding contribution to denominational life.

Criteria: Recipient should be -

  1. employed by a Southern Baptist Convention agency or related SBC ministry
  2. a contributor to his/her community
  3. involved in denominational work at association, state, and/or convention levels
  4. published in his/her area of expertise
  5. of sound character and reputation

*Note: Guidelines (1) and (5) are required. Recipients need not meet all other guidelines.

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Alumni Philanthropy Award

Purpose: To honor an alumnus/a who has pertetually made significant contributions to the creation and fulfillment of the California Baptist University vision.

Criteria: Awardee shall -

  1. be an outstanding benefactor of the University
  2. be considered to be of good ethical and moral character commensurate with the ideals of California Baptist University
  3. demonstrate a broad understanding of philanthropy and support for the University. 

*Note: Recipients must meet all requirements

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Alumni Service Award

Purpose: To be awarded as appropriate to recognize an individual who has shown exemplary effort in maintaining alumni interest in California Baptist University. To be awarded at Homecoming.

Criteria:

  1. Award for either short- or long-term contributions.
  2. May not be awarded to a current member of the Alumni Association Executive Board
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