Distinguished Alumni Nomination

Montana Tech Alumni Association

Nominations Now Open for Distinguished Alumni and Chancellor’s Medallion

Montana Tech has selected our newest Distinguished Alumni recipients, which will be awarded during Commencement Ceremonies on May 4, 2019.

Candidates for this award must have received an associates or higher degree from Montana Tech, all Honorary Alumni, as conferred by the Montana Tech Alumni Association, shall also be eligible.  In addition, candidates must have established a professional career of at least 20 years, of which five years have been in a definitely responsible capacity, and who has either contributed in an outstanding manner to the furtherance of his or her profession and/or has been an outstanding contributor to the College.

Candidates can be nominated by alumni or faculty/staff/administration that hold Regents contracts.  The nominator must first supply a brief letter of nomination summarizing why the nominee should be considered for the Distinguished Alumni Award. The nominator must be prepared to provide additional information as requested by the Selection Committee including but not limited to: a detailed description of the candidate (resume) and three letters of support.

Once all nomination letters have been received, the Award Selection Committee will review all nomination letters and will select nominees who will be given further consideration. 

Nominations Now Open for Chancellor’s Medallion

This award is given at the sole discretion of the Chancellor of Montana Tech.  The award recognizes an alumnus who has excelled in both their educational and professional careers.  Characteristics that guide making the award included:

• The awardee has earned at least one degree from Montana Tech
• The awardee has earned a graduate degree; preferably at the doctorate level
• The awardee has made significant academic related contributions that may include; professional publications, holding faculty positions, advising graduate students; participating in academic research, and/or service to an academic institution(s)
• The awardee has provided a model for encouraging students to seek graduate education
• The award is grounded on academic accomplishments and recognition

Candidates can be nominated by alumni or faculty, administration or staff who hold Regents contracts. The nominator must provide a brief letter of nomination summarizing why the nominee should be considered for the Chancellor’s Medallion.
If a nominee is selected for further consideration, the nominator must be prepared to supply all necessary documentation for the nominee which includes but is not limited to, a detailed description of the person, his/her academic accomplishments, publications, research and at least three letters of support as well as other documentation the Chancellor deems necessary in making his/her selection.