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Alumni Association Awards

The UMass Law Alumni Association Alumni Awards program recognizes the public service, academic excellence and other distinguished achievements of our alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of UMass Law.

Nominations are now open for the 2020 UMass Law Alumni Awards. Complete a nomination form here. Nominations must be received by Friday, February 21, 2020.

Award categories

Awards are presented in the following categories:

Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is presented to an alumnus/a, faculty member, administrator or friend of the School of Law who has attained outstanding success and distinction in their chosen business, profession or life’s work and whose accomplishments reflect admirably on or bring honor to the recipient, to the School of Law and to the legal profession.

Margaret "MarDee" Xifaras Ambassador Award

This award is presented to an alumnus/a, student, faculty member, administrator, or friend of the School of Law who has helped to serve as a good will ambassador through a combination of actions and efforts that have benefited and demonstrated dedication and fellowship towards the School of Law and the overall community.

Alumni Achievement Award

This award will be presented to a Southern New England School of Law or University of Massachusetts School of Law alumnus/a who has shown significant accomplishment in their chosen profession and who provides leadership which honors both the recipient and the University of Massachusetts School of Law.

If you have questions about the UMass Law Alumni Awards, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@umassd.edu.

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