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Alumni Awards of Excellence

The Alumni Awards of Excellence recognize the contributions and accomplishments of very special members of our Xaverian Family.  These awards are presented annually at StFX Homecoming celebrations.

Alumni Awards of Excellence Recipients – click here.


The following awards are presented:


Distinguished Alumnus/a Achievement Award

Presented to an alumnus/a who brings honor to the University, the Alumni Association and the community through exceptional leadership and service. The individual would embody the spirit of StFX through his/her actions and accomplishments.


The Young Alumnus/a Award

Presented to an alumnus/a who embodies the spirit of StFX through his/her actions and accomplishments.   The recipient will have graduated in the last 15 years and/or is 40 years of age or less.


Friend of StFX Award

Awarded to a non-alumnus/a who has demonstrated a commitment of outstanding service to the Alumni Association and/or the University. The individual has brought honor to StFX through significant contributions, and is an inspiration to StFX and extended community.


The Alumni Chapter Award

The award is intended to honor the Chapter as a whole. It would signify outstanding loyalty, commitment and support to the University in all or one of the following:

Alumni Events



Student Receptions


Nomination Procedure:

Each nomination must include as much information as possible, together with a picture and written documentation that may assist the selection committee in their deliberations.  Each nomination must include the following information:

Name -

Title -

Business Address

Postal Code -

Home Address -

Postal Code -

Phone: (W) -

(H) -

Year & Degree -


Nominator Information

Submitted by -

Address -

Postal Code -

Phone: (W) -

(H) -

Alumnus/a -

Year -

Signature –


Deadline for Alumni Awards of Excellence Nominations is April 30.



Xaverian Spirit Award

Every alumnus has a story about individuals who make a difference in their life while attending StFX.  These individuals care about those around them, build community and have a positive impact on students and the StFX community.  They go above and beyond and embody the Xaverian Commitment.  In short, they make a difference!

To nominate a deserving StFX faculty, StFX staff, other campus-based employee, those who volunteer or work with community orgranizations, please submit a description of the contribution of significance to . It must be signed and accompanied by a letter of support from a member of the Alumni Association. Nominations will be reviewed by members of the Alumni Awards of Excellence Selection Committee.

For 2018 only, the deadline for submissions for the Xaverian Spirit Award is Friday, September 7th 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the Alumni Office at or 902-867-2186

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