About the UWAA


Presented to UWAA members and volunteers who have had a significant impact on the UWAA, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recognizes outstanding service or devotion to the Alumni Association, the University of Washington and the alumni community.

Since its inception in 1970, more than 40 individuals and groups have received the Distinguished Service Award.

Portrait: Connie Kravas2019. Connie Kravas, senior vice president, University Advancement – Throughout her nearly 20-year UW career, Connie has been a tireless supporter of the UWAA and her work has been transformational for the organization. She is a vocal champion of the Alumni Association’s mission, vision and values and has worked hand-in-hand with UWAA leadership to ensure the success and health of the organization.


Past DSA recipients

Selection criteria

How to nominate