Emory honors alumni, friends, and students with prestigious awards for their service, volunteerism, and philanthropy.
The Emory Alumni Association oversees the selection and recognition for the following awards:
- Emory Medal is the most distinguished award given to Emory alumni. It honors distinguished service to Emory or the Emory Alumni Association, service to the community, and outstanding professional achievement.
- J. Pollard Turman Alumni Service Award is given to alumni who demonstrate exceptional volunteer leadership.
- Jake's Golden Heart Award honors alumni who possess a generous spirit and willingness to serve others, unsurpassed loyalty to the university, and exceptional, yet humble contributions, of time and service our community.
- Outstanding Alumna recognizes an alumna of Emory University who has demonstrated a strong commitment and dedication to issues that affect women in the Emory community and beyond
- Community Impact Award spotlights the extraordinary commitment of alumni who contribute to the good of their communities
- 40 Under Forty highlights selected alumni across a variety of vocations for having made a significant impact in business, research, leadership, public service and/or philanthropic endeavors.