Alumni

Alumni Recognition

Alumni Recognition Criteria

Outstanding Alumnus(a) of the Year  (OAA)

  • Must have graduated from JBU at least 10 years before eligible
  • Reflect the Christian standards and ideals of JBU in public and private life
  • Have attained outstanding occupational achievement, or have a record of accomplishment which, as a product of JBU, will be impressive or noteworthy
  • Demonstrates leadership in Christian and secular communities
  • Demonstrates loyalty to and an interest in JBU
  • Is a loyal supporter of JBU
  • Must be available to attend Homecoming to receive the award

Career Achievement Award (Head) (CAA)

  • Must have graduated from JBU at least 20 years before eligible
  • Displays leadership, responsibility, and expertise in his/her profession
  • The individual’s personal lifestyle exhibits exemplary character
  • Has achieved considerable feats in his/her field of expertise or profession
  • Is a loyal supporter of JBU
  • Must be available to attend Homecoming to receive the award

Christian Ministry Award (Heart) (CMA)

  • Currently or has been in full time Christian ministry
  • Must have obtained a degree from JBU or the JBU Graduate School
  • Supports and upholds the JBU principles
  • Reflects obedience and dedication to Christ in every facet of his or her life
  • Exhibits integrity, spiritual maturity, stature
  • If the person is a missionary, they do not have to be present to accept the award, but a family member should be there in the recipient’s place
  • When the achievement of a married couple is so integrated and dependent upon another’s service, they will receive a combined award. They may also be considered individually, each receiving their own award as well.

Christian Service Award (Hand) (CSA)

  • Longevity of service and type of contribution should be considered
  • May NOT have obtained a degree from JBU or the JBU Graduate School, however, must have served JBU in some manor (faculty or staff)
  • Must have a life and conduct that reflects Christian Character based on Biblical principles
  • When the achievement of a married couple is so integrated and dependent upon another’s service, they will receive a combined award. They may also be considered individually, each receiving their own award as well.
  • The recipient(s) must be present to accept the award if still living, otherwise, a family member may accept the award

Young Eagle Award (YEA)

  • Must have graduated from JBU 10 calendar years or less, prior to the Fall Homecoming date.
  • Professional and Personal Development and Achievement
  • University and Community Service

Outstanding Senior Award (OSA)

  • A current senior and alumnus(a), nominated by faculty and staff, who they believe to fit the following criteria
  • Exemplary character, displaying responsibility, dependability and caring attitude
  • A person who has given his/her time to the JBU community
  • A person who exhibits strong and active personal faith in God