To celebrate and recognize the emerging leaders from our Virginia Tech ISE alumni network, the VT ISE Department and ISE Advisory Board are excited to announce a new award: The ISE Emerging Leaders Award.

The ISE Emerging Leaders Award is an annual award and will recognize the outstanding professional achievement and leadership of VT ISE alumni who are within 15 years of completing their first VT undergraduate or graduate ISE degree.

Consideration for this award is not limited to any particular career path and recipients do not need to be a members of the VT ISE Emerging Leaders Board (ELB) to qualify. Individuals may nominate themselves or other VT ISE alumni.  Nominations must include a recent resume and a minimum of one (maximum of three) letter(s) of support that are no more than 1,000 words each. The finalists will be chosen by the ISE Advisory Board and the ISE Department Head. Up to three alumni will be recognized with this award at the annual VT ISE Awards Banquet on April 22, 2019 in Blacksburg, VA.

If you are interested in nominating yourself or another ISE alumni, please complete this formThe nomination process for this award will close on Thursday, January 31st, 2019.  Please note that you must use a Google account or Gmail-linked email account to upload the resume and letter(s) of support to this form. If you do not have access to a Gmail-linked email or a Google account, you may email the nominee’s name, resume, and letter(s) of support to Linda Hazelwood, the ISE Department Alumni & External Relations Manager, to nominate someone for this award.

Thank you for your submissions and please contact Linda Hazelwood with any questions.

-VT ISE Emerging Leaders Board (ELB)