Award Eligibility & Criteria
Eligibility: Alumni are eligible if they have earned an associate, undergraduate, or graduate degree from York College of Pennsylvania, York Junior College, York Collegiate Institute, or York County Academy. To be considered, alumni cannot currently be employees of York College, voting members of the Board of Trustees, or current members of the Alumni Board and Young Alumni Council.
Criteria: York College’s Year of Fifty Spartans Awards Program will recognize outstanding alumni who have demonstrated dedication, excellence, professional achievement, and most importantly, a commitment to staying engaged with York College after graduating. For more detailed descriptions, please see below:
- A nominee who has fully demonstrated dedication is someone who continuously gives their full attention to something they are passionate about, whether a cause, others, or their professional goals.
- A nominee who has fully demonstrated excellence is someone who rises above and beyond standard expectations, personally or professionally, and continuously strives for growth.
- A nominee who has fully demonstrated professional achievement is someone who has accomplished, or exceeded, their goals and has contributed to furthering their respective field.
- A nominee who has fully committed to staying engaged with YCP post-graduation is someone who actively works to keep connected, whether in person and/or digitally, and contributes to the growth of the institution.