About THE ALUMNI MEDAL
The Alumni Medal, first awarded in 1933, recognizes alumni for distinguished service of 10 years or more to the University—including its schools, alumni associations, regional Columbia Clubs, and University-wide initiatives.
Meet the 2016 Alumni Medalists
Meet the recipients of the 2016 Alumni Medal, the highest award bestowed by the Columbia Alumni Association in recognition of distinguished service and commitment to the University. Read the 2016 Alumni Medalist biographies.
Meet Columbia's 2015 Alumni Medalists!
Alumni Medalists are recognized for building Columbia's community—whether regionally, online, in specific schools, or in cross-campus initiatives. Alumni Medalists are honored each fall at the CAA Leaders Assembly Gala.
See a list of all Alumni Medalists since 1933 or learn in depth about Alumni Medalists from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007 or watch the Alumni Medalists videos from 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009.
Submit a Medal Nomination
To fill out a nomination form online, log in with your UNI and password. You will be asked to provide information about the positions your candidate has held, when the positions were held, references, and a brief explanation of the nomination.