Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award Nominations

Nominate a graduating senior and faculty member, staff or graduate/professional student by March 2

Nominations are now
being accepted for the prestigious Algernon Sydney Sullivan award, which will be
presented to a Duke graduating senior in April 2012, and to a Duke University
and Health System faculty member, staff or graduate/professional student in May

Nominations are due
by March

The New York
Southern Society established the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards in 1925 in
memory of Mr. Sullivan, a southerner who became a prominent lawyer, businessman
and philanthropist in New York in the late 19th century. The award seeks to perpetuate the
excellence of character and humanitarian service of Sullivan by recognizing and
honoring in others such qualities as:

  • Recognition of
  • Generosity of Service
  • Nobility of Character
  • Person of Integrity
  • Depth of Spirituality

To recommend a member of the Duke community for either category,
please submit a letter of nomination in which you describe and evaluate your
candidate's "characteristics of heart, mind, and conduct as evidence of a
spirit of love and helpfulness to other men and women."  Give specific
examples of how this individual's actions have directly affected the lives of

The nomination form is available through the Provost's website.

Please forward faculty/staff/graduate student nominations to Sam
Miglarese, Office of Community Affairs, Box 90433 or by email to

forward Duke Undergraduate (seniors only) nominations to Domonique Redmond,
Duke Community Service Center, Box 90827 or by email to