The Alumni Association of Eastern Michigan University recognizes outstanding achievement in different categories each year.
The Alumni Awards honor alumni and friends each year, with recipients in each of four different award categories:
The Teaching Excellence Awards honor faculty members at Eastern Michigan University who have distinguished themselves as teachers. The awards are presented at Homecoming each year.
Recipients selected receive an award commemorating the event, a medallion and a certificate. An Award may be presented to one recipient from each of the Colleges of Education, Technology, Health and Human Services, and Business. Due to the size of the College of Arts and Sciences, three awards may be presented for that college.