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Regional Association Awards

APGA Regional Association Award

First awarded in 2007, the APGA Regional Association Award is given annually by the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni (APGA) to a Princeton Regional Association that deserves special recognition for increasing participation of Princeton graduate alumni in its regional activities and/or fostering the cause of graduate education and the Graduate School at Princeton University.

Austin P. Leland Award

The Austin P. Leland Award is given annually in recognition of general excellence in regional alumni activities to associations and clubs with more than 300 members.

2020 Award Recipient: Princeton Alumni Association of Houston

Previous Award Recipients

  • 2019 - Princeton Club of San Diego
  • 2018 - Princeton Association of New York City
  • 2017 - Princeton Association of New England
  • 2016 - Princeton Area Alumni Association
  • 2015 - Princeton Club of Chicago
  • 2014 - Princeton Club of Western Washington
  • 2013 - Princeton Club of Washington
  • 2012 - Princeton Club of Georgia
  • 2011 - Princeton Alumni Association of Houston
  • 2010 - Princeton Association United Kingdom
  • 2009 - Princeton Association of New York City
  • 2008 - Princeton Association of New England
  • 2007 - PC of Southern California
  • 2006 - PC of Chicago
  • 2005 - PC of Northern California
  • 2004 - PA of New England
  • 2003 - PAA of Houston
  • 2002 - AA of Northern Florida
  • 2001 - PC of Philadelphia
  • 2000 - PC of Chicago
  • 1999 - PC of Georgia
  • 1998 - PC of Washington, D.C.
  • 1997 - PC of Southern California
  • 1996 - PAA of Canada
  • 1995 - PC of Southern California
  • 1994 - PC of Northern California
  • 1993 - Princeton Area Alumni Association
  • 1992 - PAA of Western Pennsylvania
  • 1991 - PAA of Delaware
  • 1990 - PAA of Maryland
  • 1989 - PC of Chicago
  • 1988 - PC of St. Louis
  • 1987 - PC of Washington, D.C.
  • 1986 - PA of New England
  • 1985 - Rocky Mountain PC
  • 1884 - PC of Southern Ohio
  • 1983 - PC of Michigan
  • 1982 - PC of Philadelphia
  • 1981 - PA of Northern Ohio<
  • 1980 - PC of Washington, D.C.
  • 1979 - PC of Chicago
  • 1978 - PC of Northern California

CORA Award for Innovation

The Committee on Regional Associations Award for Innovation is given in recognition of associations who have developed new and innovative programming. Award recipients have included groups that created particularly engaging alumni education programs, as well as organizations that developed effective new ways to use technology in alumni outreach.

2020 Award Recipients: Princeton Association of NYC & The Princeton Women’s Network of NYC and The Princeton Club of Southwest Florida

Previous Award Recipients

  • 2019 - Princeton Association of New England and Princeton Club of Chicago
  • 2018 - Princeton Club of Georgia
  • 2017 - Princeton Association United Kingdom: Awarded for creating programming that brings the intellectual life of the University to the U.K. through its virtual full-semester seminars with Princeton professors.
  • 2016 - Princeton Club of Northern California: Awarded for creating targeted programming that leverages the community’s unique attributes:  Princeton in the Sierras and the PCNC Entrepreneurship Program.
  • 2015 - Princeton Club of San Diego: Awarded for creating a mock interview concept at a local high school program that serves primarily disadvantaged students who are often first-generation college students.
  • 2014 - Princeton Alumni Association of Beijing: Awarded for its use of social media to reach local alumni and to raise the profile of Princeton University with potential students and their parents.
  • 2014 - Princeton Club of Chicago: Awarded for its unique Summer Internship Networking Luncheon held each winter break to connect current students to an alumni mentor prior to their summer internship in Chicago.
  • 2013 - Princeton Association of New York City: Awarded for its 40+ programming and robust alumnae engagement opportunities.
  • 2012 - Princeton Alumni Association of South Carolina, Hilton Head Chapter: Awarded for its efforts of personal communication and the creative use of limited resources to bring together every one of their members.
  • 2011 - Princeton Alumni Association of Fairfield County; Princeton Association of Central Connecticut; Princeton Alumni Association of Eastern Connecticut: Awarded for collaborating on planning, communications and the engagement of all alumni in the state of Connecticut.
  • 2010 - Princeton Club of Brazil: Awarded for planning and execution of the week-long celebration “Princeton in Brazil.”
  • 2009 - Princeton Club of Rochester: Awarded for initiating an internship program that brings Princeton students home to work during the summer.
  • 2008 - Princeton Club of Chicago: Awarded for innovation in programming precepts.
  • 2007 - Not Awarded
  • 2006 - PAA of Essex County: Awarded for innovation in collaborative programming designed to engage graduate alumni and affiliated groups.
  • 2005 - PC of Korea: Awarded for creativity in utilizing “blog” technology to develop a unique online home, and effective use of the site for the “Princeton-in-Korea History Project.”
  • 2004 - PC of Philadelphia Young Alumni Committee: Awarded for developing programs and events that have dramatically enhanced interest and engagement of young alumni.
  • 2003 - PC of Southwest Florida: Awarded for innovative e-news alert system “TigerTip” which informs all club members of fast breaking news about Club events and University developments.
  • 2002 - Not Awarded
  • 2001 - PC of Beijing: Awarded for creating the first Virtual Club.
  • 2000 - Princeton Club of Northern California
  • 1999 - Princeton Association of New England & Rocky Mountain Princeton Club: Awarded for their academic seminar programs.
  • 1998 - PC of Southern California

John Maclean Award

The John Maclean Award is given annually in recognition of regional associations and clubs that made major reinvigoration efforts. Considered the Alumni Council’s “most improved” prize, it is named in honor of Princeton’s 10th president, who established the Alumni Association of Nassau Hall in 1826 and in whose house the Office of Alumni Affairs is now headquartered.

2020 Award Recipient: Princeton Club of St. Louis

Previous Award Recipients

  • 2019 - Princeton Club of Oregon
  • 2018 - Princeton Club of Dallas-Ft. Worth
  • 2017 - Princeton Club of Puerto Rico
  • 2016 - Princeton Alumni Association of Louisville
  • 2015 - Princeton Alumni Association of Alabama
  • 2014 - Princeton Alumni Association of Maryland
  • 2013 - Princeton Club of San Diego
  • 2012 - Princeton Alumni Association of New Hampshire
  • 2011 - Princeton Alumni Association of Canada, Toronto Chapter
  • 2010 - Princeton Area Alumni Association
  • 2009 - Carolina Triangle Princeton Club
  • 2008 - Princeton Alumni Association of Charlotte
  • 2007 - PC of Michigan, PC of India
  • 2006 - PC of Southern Arizona
  • 2005 - PC of Western Washington
  • 2004 - PA of New York City
  • 2003 - PC of Minnesota
  • 2002 - PAA of Santa Barbara
  • 2001 - PAA of Maine
  • 2000 - PAA of Rhode Island
  • 1999 - PC of South Florida
  • 1998 - PC of Northwestern NJ
  • 1997 - PAA of Utah
  • 1996 - PAA of Charlotte
  • 1995 - Rocky Mountain PC
  • 1994 - PAA of Essex County
  • 1993 - PAA of the Northwest
  • 1992 - PAA of Austin
  • 1991 - PC of Central Ohio
  • 1990 - PAA of Eastern Connecticut
  • 1989 - PC of Central Florida
  • 1988 - PC of Northern California
  • 1987 - PC of Georgia
  • 1986 - PAA of Virginia
  • 1985 - PC of Oregon
  • 1984 - PAA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee
  • 1983 - PAA of Monmouth & Northern Ocean Counties
  • 1982 - PC of New Mexico
  • 1981 - PAA of France
  • 1980 - PAA of Houston
  • 1979 - PA of Delaware
  • 1978 - PC of Tulsa

Princeton Club of San Antonio Award

The Princeton Club of San Antonio Award is given annually in recognition of general excellence in regional alumni activities to associations and clubs with fewer than 300 members.

2020 Award Recipient: Princeton Club of Japan

Previous Award Recipients

  • 2019 - Princeton Alumni Association of Greater Kansas City
  • 2018 - Princeton Club of Southwest Florida
  • 2017 - Princeton Club of South Florida
  • 2016 - Princeton Alumni Association of Singapore
  • 2015 - Princeton Club of Hampton Roads
  • 2014 - Princeton Alumni Association of Western Pennsylvania
  • 2013 - Princeton Alumni Association of France
  • 2012 - Princeton Club of Japan
  • 2011 - Princeton Club of Hong Kong
  • 2010 - Princeton Club of Austin
  • 2009 - Princeton Alumni Association of Germany
  • 2008 - Princeton Club of Southwest Florida
  • 2007 - PC of Rochester
  • 2006 - PC of Tulsa
  • 2005 - PC of San Antonio
  • 2004 - PC of Sarasota & Manatee Counties
  • 2003 - Not Awarded
  • 2002 - Ohio Valley Princeton Association
  • 2001 - PC of Sarasota & Manatee Counties
  • 2000 - PAA of Winston-Salem
  • 1999 - PC of Vero Beach
  • 1998 - PC of Southwest Florida
  • 1997 - PAA of New Orleans
  • 1996 - PC of Southern Arizona
  • 1995 - PAA of Singapore
  • 1994 - Ohio Valley Princeton Association
  • 1993 - PC of Rochester
  • 1992 - PC of Hong Kong, PC of Japan
  • 1991 - PC of South Florida
  • 1990 - PAA of Louisville
  • 1989 - PC of Wisconsin
  • 1988 - PC of Southwest Florida
  • 1987 - PAA of Monmouth & Northeastern Ocean Counties
  • 1986 - PAA of Palm Beach & Martin Counties
  • 1985 - PAA of Dallas
  • 1984 - PC of Hampton Roads
  • 1983 - PC of Western Washington
  • 1982 - PAA of Central Connecticut
  • 1981 - PAA of South Carolina
  • 1980 - PC of San Diego
  • 1979 - PAA of Northern Florida
  • 1978 - PC of Rochester