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    Orange Central is a perfect time to celebrate the accomplishments of our alumni and students. The Syracuse University Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Engagement take this opportunity to present the following awards to those whose achievements are truly exceptional. 

    George Arents Award

    Syracuse University's highest alumni honor, the Arents Award recognizes alumni who have excelled in their fields. The presentation of the award is a highlight of Orange Central.

    Learn more about the Arents Award

    Meet our 2017 recipients

    See a list of past Arents Award recipients

    Generation Orange Award

    Introduced in 2013, the Generation Orange Award recognizes graduates of the last 10 years for their continued commitment to Syracuse Unversity.

    Learn more about the Generation Orange Award and meet the 2017 recipient

    Melvin A Eggers Senior Alumni Award

    The Melvin A. Eggers Senior Alumni Award is presented to those alumni who have graduated more than 50 years ago and have demonstrated loyalty and service to Syracuse University. This award will be conferred at the Melvin A. Eggers Senior Alumni Award Dinner during Orange Central weekend.

    Learn more about the Eggers Award and meet the 2017 recipient

    See a list of past Eggers Award recipients