Alumni Awards Nominations
A program of the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Board of Directors, the Alumni Awards Celebration recognizes outstanding IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law alumni for their contributions to the profession, the law school and/or the community.
Nominations for the 2016 Alumni Awards will be accepted through June 27, 2017. Honorees will be announced by mid-June and recognized at the Alumni Awards Celebration in November, 2017.
Submit a nomination
Professional Achievement Award
Recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to: 1) the practice of law, 2) the judiciary, 3) public service/government, 4) business/commerce or 5) the media.
Distinguished Service Award
Recognizes an individual who has made a significant financial or volunteer contribution to the law school.
Outstanding Young Alumnus/a Award
Recognizes an alumnus/alumna who graduated from Chicago-Kent within the past 10 years and who has made a significant financial or volunteer contribution to the law school OR who has made an outstanding contribution to 1) the practice of law, 2) the judiciary, 3) public service/government, 4) business/commerce or 5) the media.
Institutional Partner Award
Recognizes a law firm or corporation that has had a significant impact on Chicago-Kent and/or on the lives of alumni and students by assisting in the advancement, growth and/or development of the law school, especially as their involvement directly impacts students and alumni. These firms or corporations have demonstrated a commitment to Chicago-Kent by one or more of the following:
- funding internships/part-time jobs for students
- recruiting graduates for career opportunities
- funding scholarships or fellowships
- supporting annual student and alumni activities
- arranging for in-kind donations
- fostering mentoring programs between employees and students