Alumni Awards

Alumni award recipients

The Buffalo State Alumni Association celebrates the achievements of alumni through awards and recognition programs each year. Each award winner brings another piece to the Buffalo State story. Alumni are recognized annually through the following awards:

Distinguished Alumnus Award

Since 1965 Buffalo State has recognized more than 80 alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Through their work, service to others, and generosity these graduates have demonstrated the qualities the college seeks to cultivate in its students.

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Senior Service Award

Established in 2003, the Senior Service Award is presented annually during Reunion Weekend at the 50-Plus Club Reception. This honor is awarded to alumni who graduated at least 50 years ago and have distinguished themselves in the area of college and/or community service in support of the mission of Buffalo State.

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Young Alumnus Achievement Award

The Alumni Association established the Young Alumnus Achievement Awards in 2002 to recognize outstanding alumni who graduated within the last 20 years. Nominees must be graduates of the class of 1997 or later who have achieved significant professional advancement, demonstrated service to the community, and demonstrated loyalty and commitment to Buffalo State.

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