Awards Program

The Pitt Alumni Association Awards program is committed to recognizing outstanding alumni for their hard work and dedication to the university and in their community. There are three distinct programs: the Annual Alumni Awards held in the Spring, the Banner Clubs and Councils Awards in the Fall, and the Distinguished Alumni Fellows in the Winter. Questions regarding the alumni awards program can be directed to Alumni Awards.

Awards Programs

View the 2015 Award Recipients.


  • The Volunteer Excellence Award recognizes individuals who have enriched the life of the University of Pittsburgh through their volunteer efforts.
  • The "ROC" Spirit Award recognizes the  individual for their outstanding enthusiasm, loyalty, pride and spirit in support of the University of Pittsburgh. The Spirit Award is named in honor of ROC, the University's beloved Panther Mascot who demonstrates these qualities and characteristics while representing the University each and every day of the year.