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The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Accepting Nominations for the 2024 CCCU Young Alumni Award
June 12, 2023
June 12, 2023 (WASHINGTON)- The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities announced today that nominations are being accepted for the 2024 CCCU Young Alumni Award. This award recognizes an individual who has achieved uncommon leadership or success in a way that reflects the values of Christian higher education.
“The Young Alumni Award gives the CCCU the opportunity to learn about and highlight some of the boldest and brightest minds to have been formed by our institutions,” says CCCU President Shirley V. Hoogstra. “These alumni have made significant contributions in their respective fields. When we publicly honor them, we tell the story of Christian higher education for the current generation.”
Nominees are highlighted on the CCCU’s social media channels throughout the month of October as part of the celebration of Christian higher education month. The winner will be selected via external and internal committee reviews and honored during a ceremony at the upcoming 2024 President’s Conference.
Submissions are due on September 1 and the winner and their alma mater are notified later in the fall.
Please note: Only one nomination from each institution is accepted, and submissions should be sent from an institution’s alumni relations office.
For more information on the award guidelines, nomination, and selection process, please read the overview document here.
About the CCCU: The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is a higher education association of more than 185 Christian institutions around the world. Since 1976, the CCCU has served as the leading national voice of Christian higher education. With campuses across the globe, including more than 150 in the U.S. and Canada and more than 30 from an additional 19 countries, CCCU institutions are accredited, comprehensive colleges and universities whose missions are Christ-centered and rooted in the historic Christian faith. Most also have curricula rooted in the arts and sciences. The CCCU’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. www.cccu.org