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Distinguished Alumni/ae Award

Alumni Recipient 2014

2015 Distinguished Alumni/ae Award

Vanderbilt Divinity School and the Graduate Department of Religion recognize distinguished alumni/ae whose accomplishments and contributions have had a broad impact and positive effect in various forms of ministry and scholarship.  

  • The Divinity School award is given to someone who has demonstrated excellence and distinction in justice making through their work in congregational ministry, religious institutions, ecumenical organizations, community –based organizations, government, or other social institutions.
  • The Graduate Department of Religion award is given to someone whose scholarship, teaching, or research has advanced the understanding of religion and its formative impact in the world.

If you wish to nominate an alumnus/a, please complete the online nomination form . The deadline to submit nominations is April 1. We will pay tribute to this year's honorees during the Distinguished Alumni/ae Celebration in the fall. Please note all nominations will be active for two years in order to provide each nominee extended consideration. 

If you have questions or would like to submit a nomination through the mail, please email  joseph.t.convertino@vanderbilt.edu or call (615) 322-4205. 

View previous recipients of the Distinguished Alumni/ae Award.