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Last Revision: January 30, 2024

University Awards

AMU and APU believe in celebrating and recognizing our outstanding students and alumni for their dedication to service, education, and their professional fields. Selected through a highly competitive process, the recipients of the university awards have made a lasting impact on society and the university community through outstanding professional, philanthropic, or volunteer accomplishments.

For the current application deadline, nomination and process for these distinct awards, visit AMU and APU Awards & Recognition.

AMU and APU award the following awards annually at the university’s commencement ceremony:

Current Graduating Class Awards:

Academic Scholar Awards

Mary Kim Ward Resilience and Service Award

President’s Award

Student Speaker Award

Alumni Awards:

Alumni Service Award

Distinguished Graduate Award

Leadership Awards:

Dr. Wallace E. Boston Leadership Award

James P. Etter Creativity and Innovation Award

Excellence in Diversity Award

Campus Leadership Awards:

Student Organization Chapter of the Year Award

Outstanding Campus Leader Awards

Outstanding New Student Organization of the Year Award