Kate Gleason College of Engineering Emerging Leader Award Nomination Form

Description & Eligibility

The Kate Gleason College of Engineering Emerging Leader Award recognizes recent alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years and have distinguished themselves beyond others by living out the KGCOE Mission, and providing either outstanding service to their department, the KGCOE, the Rochester Institute of Technology and/or by making an important contribution(s) to their profession or community.

Nomination Procedure

All nominations must be submitted via this official nomination form. The deadline to submit is Friday, December 10, 2021. Incomplete nominations will not be considered by the awards committee. Nominees not selected will remain in the pool for one additional year so long as they remain within the eligibility requirement of post-graduation, ten years or less. After this time, their nomination will have to be updated and resubmitted by anyone still wishing to nominate this person for this award.

Award Presentation Ceremony

The award presentation will be made at the Kate Gleason College of Engineering awards ceremony held at the conclusion of our annual Engineer’s Week program on Thursday, February 10, 2022.

Nomination Form

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Describe briefly how this alumnus nominee exemplifies the KGCOE’s vison of meeting immediate and future needs of industry, applying research to address significant engineering challenges, and/or accelerating economic growth.
Describe briefly how this alumnus has distinguished themself beyond others through outstanding service to RIT or important contributions to their profession or community.
Please include such details as business/professional accomplishments; community/professional affiliations; awards, honors, or decorations; publications; volunteer service to RIT or other organizations.