Regional Association Awards

The awards below were announced at the virtual Alumni Council's Annual Reunions Meeting on Friday, May 29, 2020.

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

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

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

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

Nomination Forms & Guidelines

Two of the five regional association awards accept nominations.