Nominations open for Outstanding Returning Adult Student Awards

Do you know an exceptional returning adult student? Do you value the contributions to our campus made by returning adult students?

You can help recognize these students by nominating them for the 2014-15 Dean of Students Outstanding Returning Adult Student Awards.

These awards recognize two returning adult undergraduates whose exceptional determination and perseverance have enabled them to pursue their academic work and to contribute to the community by demonstrating leadership and service.

A Nominee must be:

  • currently enrolled at UW-Madison as a senior undergraduate degree candidate who began or resumed University work after a significant interruption (usually five or more years) in their formal education.
  • earning their first undergraduate degree and have a cumulative GPA which reflects academic success.
  • anticipating graduation in May, August or December of 2015
  • a NEW nominee for the award (not previously considered)


Go to the Adult Career & Special Student Services web site at to find the nomination link.

Nomination deadline is 5:00 pm February 16, 2015.

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