Nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award Sought

Monday, March 2, 2020
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Raritan Valley Community College is seeking nominations for its annual Distinguished Alumni Award, which will be presented at the College’s Academic Awards Dinner on May 13. Presented by the College and the RVCC Foundation, the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni for their exceptional professional successes and/or civic leadership within their local community, across the state, or beyond. A nominee’s academic accomplishments, service to RVCC, and personal triumphs also will be considered.

Members of the community are invited to nominate an RVCC alum who deserves recognition for his or her extraordinary accomplishments. To qualify, the nominee must have received an RVCC degree or certificate, or earned a minimum of 30 credits at the College. He or she or a family member (if the alum is nominated posthumously) must be available to accept the award in person at the College’s Academic Awards Dinner on May 13.

The nomination form can be found online at All nominations are due by April 10.

For additional information, contact Mike Marion, RVCC Foundation Executive Director, at or 908-648-8567.

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a 1,000-seat Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



March 2, 2020

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