Awards & Recognition

Alumni posed with President Bravman

Congratulations to our 2019 Alumni Award recipients!

The Bucknell University Alumni Association honors alumni annually for their achievements and loyalty to the University.

Recipients are honored during Reunion Weekend, and preference is given to alumni in a Reunion Year.



Nominate a Bucknellian for a 2020 Alumni Award (due Dec. 1)

The alumni award winners with President Bravman

Loyalty to Bucknell


Despite career demands and numerous international relocations, Hollis '69 and Gail Puderbaugh Brown '69 have demonstrated selfless loyalty to Bucknell for the past 50 years.


Alumni next to President Bravman

Outstanding Achievement in a Chosen Profession


Norman Kiken '64 followed his interest-turned-passion in wine and winemaking to develop a line and legacy of award-winning wines.

Gary Bell pictured next to President Bravman

Service to Humanity Award


Gary J. Bell '79 has been a social services community pillar and thought leader through his successes and experience in nonprofit management and clinical psychology.

Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

Since 2001, the Bucknell University Alumni Association’s board of directors has honored outstanding contributions to society and the vocation of engineering with the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award. This award annually recognizes members of the College of Engineering’s alumni community who have distinguished themselves through extraordinary commitment to the college and the University, exemplary professional achievement, or noteworthy contributions to society.

The Center for Alumni & Family Engagement


Alumni House
90 University Ave.


8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.