In recognition of the outstanding accomplishments of Holland College graduates, the Holland College Foundation and Alumni Office established the Distinguished Alumni Awards program in 2008.
The Holland College Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually to Holland College alumni who meet the following criteria:
To date we have 38 recipients who have brought great honour to Holland College and are excellent examples of our current students. To learn more about our past recipients, visit the Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients page.
An annual call for nominations will be issued identifying the nomination deadline.
Nominations will be accepted from members of the public and Holland College alumni, staff, faculty and students. Current Holland College staff and faculty are not eligible to receive the award; but retirees and former employees may be considered.
To nominate an individual, please submit the following materials:
Nominations will be accepted year-round. The closing date for consideration in a calendar year is June 30.
Submit your supporting materials to our Alumni Engagement Coordinator, Susan MacCormack, by email at email@example.com.
All nominations will be kept confidential. Only the names of the recipients will be publicized.
A committee will be established annually by the Holland College Foundation to review all nominations and recommend award recipients. The President of Holland College and the Holland College Board of Governors will give final approval of the recipients. The committee will be comprised of representatives including:
Administrative support services will be provided by staff from the Holland College Foundation and Alumni Office.