Successful graduatesGraduates of Moraine Valley Community College who have been successful in their industry or career are being sought for the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award. In addition to being named the college’s Distinguished Alumnus, the nominee will be submitted to the state-wide Distinguished Alumnus Award program sponsored by the Illinois Community College Trustees Association.

The selection committee will consider factors such as outstanding success and distinction in his/her chosen field, humanitarian service that has proven beneficial to society, and continued interest in and support of education and community colleges. A complete list of the award guidelines can be found online.

An online nomination form can be completed at The form also can be downloaded and emailed or mailed to the addresses on the form. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 29. For more information, email Jessica Crotty at or call (708) 974-5281.

For news media inquiries, call Jessica Crotty, College and Community Relations coordinator, at (708) 974-5281, or e-mail her at