Alumni Awards


The University of Hartford and the Alumni Association recognize alumni throughout the year in a variety of award programs. Some are in recognition of general achievement, while others are specific to a certain area of study or influence, or for distinguished service to the University.


The Anchor Award, the Alumni Association's most prestigious award, is presented each Hawktober weekend. The award was established to recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves by achieving the high levels of professional and community accomplishments and who possess absolute standards of integrity and character to positively reflect and enhance the prestige of the University of Hartford.

See the 2018 Anchor Award recipients.

See past Anchor Award recipients.



The Distinguished Alumna/us Award is presented to an alumna or alumnus who has demonstrated excellence in her or his professional endeavors, as well as in personal and civic involvement. Achievements in these areas, which bring pride to the University, are the primary consideration. This award is presented annually at Commencement Weekend.

See past recipients.