Introduced in 2012, the CAA Cup is a recognition that honors alumni groups and leaders for specific programs created in the name of Cornell. The recipient is determined by volunteer alumni leaders who attend the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference (CALC) in January. Learn more.
CAAAN Recognition Program
Cornell is proud to have 11,000+ enthusiastic CAAAN alumni volunteers around the world. The CAAAN recognition program honors a committee member of the year and a committee chair of the year. Learn more.
CALS Outstanding Alumni Awards
The CALS Alumni Association and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences honor alumni who have achieved recognized success in their businesses, professions, or other avocational endeavors; have been actively involved in, worked for, and demonstrated leadership on behalf of the College and Cornell University; and have made significant contributions to the betterment of society through humanitarian and charitable endeavors. Learn more.
Daniel Elmer Salmon Award for Distinguished Alumni Service
The Daniel Elmer Salmon Award for Distinguished Alumni Service honors Cornell Veterinary College DVM graduates who have distinguished themselves in service to the profession, their communities or to the College. Learn more.
Distinguished Latino Alumni Award
The Distinguished Latino Alumni Award recognizes alumni for exceptional achievements and significant contributions to their professions, community, and society as a whole; for their demonstrated commitment to Johnson; and for promoting the advancement of Latinos in the business world. Learn more.
Frank H. T. Rhodes Exemplary Alumni Service Award
The Frank H. T. Rhodes Exemplary Alumni Service Award honors alumni who have given long-term volunteer service to Cornell throughout the broad spectrum of Cornell’s alumni organizations. Up to six alumni receive this prestigious award each year. Learn more.
Helen Bull Vandervort Alumni Achievement Award
The Helen Bull Vandervort Alumni Achievement Award has been presented annually since 1983 to alumni of the College of Human Ecology who have demonstrated those qualities exemplified by the late Helen Bull Vandervort ‘26. Learn more.
Henry P. Renard '54, MBA '55 Regional Club of the Year Award
The Henry P. Renard '54, MBA '55 Regional Club of the Year Award recognizes regional club leaders and members for the innovation, creativity, and diversity of their programs, the total number of events hosted, and the percent of local alumni who attend. Learn more.
Human Ecology Recent Alumni Achievement Award
Presented annually since 1999, the Recent Alumni Achievement Award seeks to recognize alumni who graduated within the past fifteen years who have demonstrated excellence and personal commitment to professional, community, College or University activities. Learn more.
Jerome Alpern Award
The Jerome Alpern Award was established in 1997 and named in honor of Jerome Alpern '49, whose contributions of outstanding service and support to the ILR School, its students, and its alumni, combined with his professional accomplishments outside the field of industrial and labor relations, embody the essence and spirit of the Alpern Award. Learn more.
Judge William B. Groat Alumni Award
The Groat Alumni Award was established in 1971 in honor of Judge Groat's vision and in tribute to his professional accomplishments, which culminated in appointment as justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Eleventh Judicial District. Learn more.
L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award
Johnson’s highest honor, the L. Joseph Thomas Leadership Award recognizes alumni for their exceptional demonstration of vision and leadership, sound business sense, and commitment to community. Learn more.
Robert J. Swieringa Young Alumni Service Award
The Robert J. Swieringa Young Alumni Service Award recognizes alumni for their exemplary commitment to Johnson and its alumni, and continued engagement with Johnson as a volunteer leader in many engagement activities. Learn more.
Samuel C. Johnson Distinguished Service Award
The Samuel C. Johnson Distinguished Service Award is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes extraordinary alumni for their sustained and exemplary commitment to Johnson and its alumni. Learn more.
Sloan Alumni Achievement Award
Established in 2014, this award seeks to recognize a Sloan alumnae/alumnus who through their endeavors in healthcare administration demonstrate the relevance and significance of the education they received in the Sloan Program at Cornell University. As leaders they have branched out in many directions to use thier knowledge and skills to change the world. Learn more.
Wilbur Parker Award
The Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes African American alumni who demonstrate outstanding professional achievement and commitment to their community, and who embody Johnson’s shared values of mutual respect, collaboration, integrity and trust, pride and accountability, professionalism, and investment in self. Learn more.
William "Bill" Vanneman '31 Outstanding Class Leader Award
The William “Bill” Vanneman ’31 Outstanding Class Leader Award recognizes class officers who have provided long-term exemplary service to the university and to their classes. The award is named in honor of Bill Vanneman ’31, who served his class tirelessly for over 70 years. Learn more.