Alumni Awards

An alumni award nomination is the perfect way to honor the person whose story has set the stage for your own.

This is an important way to honor those who have helped Ashland University continue to fulfill its mission of providing opportunities for every individual who comes to Ashland looking to grow into the person they were designed to be. It’s a real honor to be nominated for an Alumni Award.

Following is the list of awards we bestow each year.

The Outstanding Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award

The Outstanding Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award

The Young Alumnus/Alumna Award

The Young Alumnus/Alumna Award

The Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award

The Special Achievement Award

The Special Achievement Award

The Drushal Humanitarian Award

The Drushal Humanitarian Award

The Honorary Alumnus/Alumna Award

The Honorary Alumnus/Alumna Award

The Professor Raymond W. Bixler Award

The Professor Raymond W. Bixler Award

The Dr. Glenn L. Clayton Award

The Dr. Glenn L. Clayton Award

The Outstanding Alumnus/ Alumna of the Year Award

The Outstanding Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award recognizes an alumnus/alumna who has achieved distinction in their chosen field of employment and community and given of themselves in service to Ashland University.

The Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an alumnus/alumna who has donated both time and talent in service to Ashland University.

The Drushal Humanitarian Award

The Drushal Humanitarian Award recognizes an alumnus/alumna who has dedicated their life to the service of humanity.

The Professor
Raymond W. Bixler Award

The Professor Raymond W. Bixler Award recognizes excellence in education. It may be given to a member of the Ashland University faculty, regardless of his or her alma mater, or to an Ashland University alumnus/alumna who has achieved distinction at any level in education.

The Young Alumnus/ Alumna Award

The Young Alumnus/Alumna Award is given to an alumnus/alumna under the age of 36 who has made notable achievements in a chosen field and has given faithful service to Ashland University.

The Special Achievement Award

The Special Achievement Award is given to an alumnus/alumna over the age of 36 who has proven leadership abilities, excelled in his or her chosen field, and has given faithful service to Ashland University and the community.

The Honorary Alumnus/ Alumna Award

The Honorary Alumnus/Alumna Award is given to a friend of the University who did not graduate from Ashland University and has demonstrated dedication to the beliefs and values of the University through service and philanthropy.

The Dr. Glenn L. Clayton Award

The Dr. Glenn L. Clayton Award will be given each year to an individual who either is employed or is retired from Ashland College/University. The recipient must demonstrate the qualities of a committed and dedicated leader such as Dr. Clayton and should exhibit the mission of the University through their actions both inside and outside the campus environment and go above and beyond by representing the University in a positive manner in all aspects.