To nominate an individual for the Alumni Achievement Award, Graduate of the Last Decade Award, or the Profile in Excellence Award, fill out the Award Nomination PDF and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to:
Cargill Alumni Center
500 W. University
OBU Box 61275
Shawnee, OK 74804
Please include supporting documents with your nomination.
Alumni Achievement Award
The Alumni Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Association and is given in recognition of outstanding life service which has brought honor to the individual's alma mater. These awards are presented each November at the Harvest Dinner during OBU's Homecoming celebration. Anyone from the OBU community may nominate potential award recipients. View a full listing of Alumni Achievement Award recipients.
Graduate of the Last Decade
One Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award is presented annually during Harvest Dinner at Homecoming to a young alum, not necessarily a graduate, of OBU, who, in his or her life and career has demonstrated outstanding achievement and brought pride and honor to the University. Anyone from the OBU community may nominate potential award recipients. View a full listing of GOLD Award recipients.
Profile in Excellence Award
The Profile in Excellence Award is given to a former student, not necessarily a graduate, who has demonstrated recognizable accomplishment in his or her profession, business, avocation, or life service in such a way as to bring pride and honor to the University. Each year, up to 12 Profile in Excellence recipients are selected and all are featured in an article in OBU Magazine. Anyone from the OBU community may nominate potential award recipients. View a full listing of Profile in Excellence Award recipients.
The OBU Alumni Association has granted Honorary Alumni status to ten individuals in the history of the University. This extremely rare honor is given to individuals who have shown uncommon love and support for the University over a considerable period of time. The honors are approved by the OBU Alumni Association's Board of Directors. View a full listing of the University's Honorary Alumni.
Distinguished Service Award
The OBU Alumni Association has presented Distinguished Service Awards to individuals, both alumni and non-alumni, who have brought honor to the University through their careers and/or life contributions. View a full listing of Distinguished Service Award recipients.
Presented by the University
In accordance with a long-honored tradition in higher education, Oklahoma Baptist University bestows honorary doctoral degrees on individuals based on the significant contributions they have made through their life's service. Honorary doctorates are awarded by action of the University's Board of Trustees. See a full listing of those the University has given honorary doctorates.