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Award Categories

Compass Award


Recognizes early-career alumni for exceptional accomplishments and impact in their careers or communities. Nominees will have graduated within the last 15 years of their most recent Maxwell degree.

1924 Award


Honors graduates for their distinguished and sustained professional or civic leadership and achievement in the spirit of the Maxwell School mission.

Charles V. Willie Advocate Award


Recognizes alumni whose contributions advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in their organizations or communities is reflective of Maxwell's commitment to DEI, social justice and engaged citizenship.

Spirit of Public Service Award


Honors individuals whose career contributions and impact reflect on a widespread and global scale the mission of the Maxwell School. Nominees need not be graduates.

For More Information

Jessica Walcott Murray

Jessica Walcott Murray

Director, Maxwell Alumni Relations

202 Steele Hall
315.443.2660 | jwmurr01@syr.edu

Maxwell Alumni Relations
200 Eggers Hall