We are always excited to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to their professions and communities, and who advance the mission and goals of UW-Eau Claire.
Do you know of a UW-Eau Claire outstanding Blugold? Do they embody one of the award descriptions below? If so, please complete this short form so they can be considered for a future award.
Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award
The Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes distinguished service to the community, state or nation in a manner that brings credit upon the award recipient and UW-Eau Claire. Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients pdf.
Christopher P. Gleason '97
Eric C. Jergenson '93
Sherrill J. Smith '85
Honorary Alumnus Award
The Honorary Alumnus Award is presented to non-alumni or non-degreed alumni who have demonstrated great love of and service to UW-Eau Claire or the greater community. Honorary-Alumnus-Award-Recipients.
Lifetime Excellence Awards
The Lifetime Excellence Awards are presented to alumni who have demonstrated longtime, successful commitment to their careers and communities. These individuals have made a positive and dramatic impact through enthusiastic dedication to service and living their lives as a testimony to UW-Eau Claire's motto, "Excellence." Lifetime Excellence Alumni Award
Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award
The Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award acknowledges the special achievements and great promise of alumni who are within 15 years of their graduation from UW-Eau Claire. Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award Past Recipients pdf.
Benjamin J. Griswold '13
The President’s Award recognizes outstanding professional and personal achievements and service to UW-Eau Claire. Presidents Award Past Recipients pdf
Brandon J. Riechers '98, '03, '17,
The Blugold Spirit Award
The Blugold Spirit Award is our newest alumni award, established in 2018. This award recognizes a supporter of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire who has a true love for the campus. Desired recipients will exemplify excellence in their everyday life and strive to share that excellence and the Blugold story with everyone they meet. Nominees must be alumni of the university, demonstrate a true pride for UW-Eau Claire, and “bleed” Blue and Gold.