This award is presented annually to alumni who have made significant contributions to their field of endeavor and manifest a Christian commitment, thus honoring Calvin.
2023 Award Recipient: Betsy DeVos
2023 Award Recipient: Janne Ritskes
We honor our recipients
The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented during Homecoming weekend.
Eligibility and selection criteria
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to nominate an alum for this award. Please state why you believe the candidate meets the award criteria.
- has made a significant contribution in his or her field of endeavor and is recognized by associates for outstanding achievement
- manifests a Christian commitment
- reflects honor on Calvin University
- attended Calvin University more than 10 years ago
- is not currently employed by Calvin University or Calvin Theological Seminary