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 2019 Alumni Awards will be accepted through July 31, 2020. Honorees will be announced in the fall and recognized at the Alumni Awards Celebration in spring 2021.

NOMINATE A CLASSMATE

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: 

  1. funding internships/part-time jobs for students
  2. recruiting graduates for career opportunities
  3. funding scholarships or fellowships
  4. supporting annual student and alumni activities
  5. arranging for in-kind donations
  6. fostering mentoring programs between employees and students