Alumni Achievement

18 Under 40

Southwestern University alumni enter a variety of industries after graduation, leading fulfilling lives that contribute to the well-being of humanity. To celebrate our youngest graduates, Southwestern announces a new alumni recognition program – “18 under 40.”

“18 Under 40” recognizes 18 Southwestern graduates, under the age of 40, who are already making significant contributions to their professions and/or communities. The achievements of the honorees are inspirational to Southwestern students and serve as a source of pride for the Southwestern University community.

If you know someone who contributes to their profession and/or community, please nominate them for this prestigious honor. Click here to view the online nomination form. Nominations are due by Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. Please contact alumni@southwestern.edu with questions.

 

Who can be selected?

To be selected for the “18 under 40” Award, nominees must be a graduate of Southwestern University, be younger than 40 years old at the time of the nomination, and have:

  • attained prominence in their business, profession, or vocational endeavors and/or
  • performed distinguished community service locally, regionally, nationally and/or globally

Who can submit a nomination?

Nominations may be made by any of the following:

  • Any alumnus/a or friend of Southwestern University, including self-nominators
  • Any member of the Southwestern University faculty or staff

Nomination Timeline:

  • Nominations are due by Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
  • Selected honorees will be informed by Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.
  • The 2019 honorees will be announced to the public in mid-January 2019.