Cal State East Bay Distinguished Alumni Awards

Call for Nominations 2014-15

Nomination forms must be received by Sunday, March 15, 2015.

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are given in recognition of the University’s most outstanding alumni. 

Selection Criteria

Recipients of both the Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Young Alumni Awards demonstrate one or more of the following characteristics:

  • Remarkable achievements in community or public service, business and industry, research, the arts, or other areas of professional or personal excellence;
  • Commitment to the values of the University: scholarship, life-long learning, civic engagement, and/or sustainability.
  • Ethical leadership within regional and/or professional communities
  • Exemplary service to, or support of, the University, including philanthropy.

Distinguished Young Alumni are age 40 or younger and have made a quick and significant impact professionally and/or personally. 

Nomination Process

Members of the university community are invited to nominate one or more alumni for consideration.  Nomination forms must be received by Sunday, March 15, 2015.

Submit nomination forms to: Penny Peak, Alumni Director, Cal State East Bay, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward, CA 94542-3004; Email:; Fax: (510) 885-4691. For questions, please contact Penny Peak at 510-885-4156.

Selection Process

The Alumni Awards Committee is responsible for reviewing, ranking, and selecting individuals from the eligible nominations. The Committee then forwards recommended candidates to the University President for final selection. The Committee shall consist of the Alumni Association President; the Associated Students, Inc. President or designee; the Academic Senate Chair or designee; the Vice President of University Advancement; and the Director of Alumni Relations.

Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form (Word)

Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form (PDF)

Please direct your completed nomination form or questions to Penny Peak, Alumni Director at:

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542-3004
Fax: (510) 885-4691
Telephone: (510) 885-4156

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