NYUAA Awards:
Past Recipients

Eugene J. Keogh Award for Distinguished Public Service

Presented to a respected and distinguished public figure of recognized stature or identity who has clearly demonstrated a record of outstanding public service in his or her professional, vocational, social, and cultural endeavors, and who, by receiving this award, brings honor to the University.

Distinguished Alumni Award

Presented to a respected and distinguished graduate of any school, college, or division of NYU who has demonstrated extraordinary achievement and/or service in his or her professional, vocational, social, and cultural endeavors, and who deserves acknowledgement as embodying the spirit of distinction that brings pride to the University.

Distinguished Young Alumni Award

The Distinguished Young Alumnus award is presented to an outstanding graduate of any school, college, or division of NYU who is under the age of 35. This alumnus/a has demonstrated sustained excellence in his or her professional, vocational, social, and cultural endeavors, and who deserves acknowledgement as embodying the spirit of distinction that brings pride to the University.

Alumni Meritorious Service

Presented to a respected and distinguished graduate of any school, college, or division of NYU who has demonstrated extraordinary service and continuing devotion to his or her alma mater and who embodies the University motto: Persevere and Excel.This award is presented during the NYU Alumni Association’s Annual Meeting, which is held at the end of each academic year.

Living Recipients in Alphabetical Order

President’s Alumni Achievement Award

From time to time, the President of the University bestows upon an outstanding alumnus/a the President’s Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of exemplary accomplishment in the professional sector, as well as for unwavering dedication and commitment to bettering the life of the University community.

When this award is presented, it is given during the NYU Alumni Association’s Annual Meeting, which is held at the end of each academic year.