Alumni and Friends

College of Dentistry Alumni Society Awards

We invite you to nominate a colleague for one of the following awards to be presented at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry recognition ceremony during Homecoming weekend in the fall.

  • Nominations are due by April 30, 2018.
  • Current members of the Dental Alumni Society Board of Governors are not eligible for these awards
  • Previous recipients are not eligible for the same award.

Please consider the following as you submit your nomination:

  • Career achievements
  • Service to the community
  • National or international distinction

Distinguished Alumni Award

Nominees must have graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry through the following programs; Dental Hygiene, Doctor of Dental Surgery, or one of the dental or dental hygiene graduate programs. The nominee must show participation, service and leadership in the advancement of dentistry and dental health at the local, state, national or international level. The nominee must show participation and leadership in public service and/or community service at the local, state, national or international level. The nominee must be of good moral character and have made outstanding contributions to one or more of the following; art, science, science literature, organized dentistry, public service, outstanding service or contributions to the OSU College of Dentistry.

Young Professional Alumni Award

The nominee must be an Ohio State University College of Dentistry graduate through the following programs; Dental Hygiene, Doctor of Dental Surgery, or one of the dental or dental hygiene graduate programs. This award honors an alumnus/a under the age of 40 who has demonstrated significant professional achievement, enhance perception of the dental profession and/or service to the University or community.

Dental Hygiene Alumni Award

The nominee must be an Ohio State University College of Dentistry graduate through one of the undergraduate or graduate dental hygiene programs. The award recognizes the outstanding contributions of Dental Hygiene alumni to the growth and development of the dental hygiene profession. The nominee must show participation, service and leadership in the advancement of dental hygiene and dental health at the local, state, national or international level.

Nomination Process

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry Alumni Award recipients are selected by the Dental Alumni Society.

All nominations must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 30, 2018 by one of the following methods;

  1. Online; or
  2. Email the Dental Alumni Society at dentalalumni@osu.edu; or
  3. U.S. Mail; 3143 Postle Hall, 305 W. 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210, attn: Dental Alumni Society

Each nomination package must contain a nominating statement as to why the nominee is worthy of such recognition and a CV. 

Alumni Society Awards Nomination Form