BLUE KEY AWARD
Established in 2013, the Blue Key Award is presented annually, during Reunion Weekend, and recognizes up to four young alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years. This award is presented to young alumni who have distinguished themselves by providing consistent and dedicated service to Colby.

BRICK AWARD
Awarded annually at Alumni Reunion Weekend to three to five recipients who are members of the Colby family, not necessarily alumni, who have demonstrated outstanding loyalty to the College through consistent and dedicated service in its behalf.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS AWARD
Awarded periodically, preferably annually, at Alumni Reunion Weekend to an alumnus/a who has achieved unusual distinction in his or her profession or avocation.

ERNEST C. MARRINER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
This award is presented periodically, but not necessarily annually, during Reunion Weekend and recognizes a member of the Colby family (not necessarily an alumnus/a) for exceptional commitment to Colby, demonstrated by lifelong dedication to the support of the College and its goals. The recipient should clearly stand out from others in his or her devoted service to the College.

OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR AWARD
First presented in 1988, this award is presented periodically (but not necessarily annually) to an alumnus/a who has demonstrated exceptional distinction in the classroom. The recipient should be recognized by peers and students as an outstanding teacher or professor who has shown those qualities that most encourage students to learn and that inspire them to continue learning.

EDSON V. MITCHELL ’75 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

This award is presented periodically, but not necessarily annually, during Reunion Weekend to an alumnus or alumna within 25 years of graduation for extraordinary service to Colby as demonstrated by sustained dedication to and leadership in the support of the College and the achievement of its missions and goals.

CHARLES W. BASSETT FACULTY AWARD

First presented in June 1997, this award recognizes a faculty member whose service to alumni programs, through active participation in regional and on-campus events, is extraordinary.

 

Nominations for Alumni Awards