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Young Alumni award winner with family

Nelson Distinguished Young Alumni Award

This honor is awarded to a recent graduate who has established themselves as a leader in their field early in their career. The award was established in 2018 in honor of the late Dr. Leonard C. Nelson. 

Nelson Distinguished Young Alumni Award

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2023 LNC ALumni of the year at a table during the awards ceremony

Alumni of the Year

Alumni of the Year honorees have achieved recognition and success in their fields while providing support to their alma mater and serving their communities.  We currently honor three alumni  annually, one from the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, one from the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences and one from the WVU School of Nursing

Alumni of the Year

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A crowd of people sitting a different tables listening to a someone speak and a podium.

TGBAA Outstanding Alumni Award

The TGBAA Outstanding Alumni Award program seeks to honor alumni who have given their time, talent or treasure back to their Alma Mater.

TGBAA Outstanding Alumni

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3 Alumni Atheltic Hall of fame award winners in 2023

Athletic Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame inductees are athletes, coaches, officials, administrators and others who elevate the institution through their support, hard work and commitment to excellence. 

Athletic Hall of Fame

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2023 Golden Bear Empowerment Faculty Award Winner at her table during awards ceremony

Golden Bear Empowerment Faculty Award

The Golden Bear Empowerment Faculty award will be granted annually to a current or former faculty member. This individual will have demonstrated a commitment to service, a passion for their profession and support for WVU Tech. The recognition affirms the University’s treasured traditions of academic excellence, leadership, responsibility and service. 

President T. Ramon Stuart speaking to a crowd

Presidential Award

Presidential Award

Distinguished Alumni Reception and Awards
Location: The Resort at Glade Springs
6:00 p.m. Reception and Registration 
6:30 p.m. Award Dinners 
All awardees and event ticket holders will attend the combined reception. 
At 6:30 p.m., awardees and guests will be released to the respective award dinners.

Ticket sales are closed.

Group reservations can be made individually. 
Call 1-877-814-7316 and tell the operator that you are making reservations for the WVU Tech Alumni Awards 2024 Room Block

Alumni Homecoming Dinner Sponsored by:

Presenting Sponsor

PCB Logo

Gold Sponsors

Tech Golden Bear Alumni Association Logo                         New Rivers Engineer Inc. Logo                         Cucumber and Company

Paul Mattox '82 & Elaine Mattox '81

Table Sponsors

Bob Arritt 
Ryan Browning 
Family of Jim Piercy
Fragile Law Firm 
Ed Robinson 

Join us in celebrating Homecoming 2024 on  February 9 & 10, 2024. We will be honoring our distinguished alumni awardees at a reception and dinner and during the parade and basketball games. We will offer free entrance to community members for the men's and women's basketball games with the support of our Communiversity Partner, PCB, so that everyone can enjoy cheering on the Golden Bears. For more information, visit