The Ken McCarter Award is presented annually to NBS Alumni who have demonstrated excellence in a chosen field of endeavour, have shown courage in following a particular path, serve as a source of inspiration for current NBS students, and have moved the world forward in a meaningful way. Nominations for this award are submitted by fellow NBS Alumni to recognize their peers for their commitment and contribution to the betterment of their communities through professional activities.
Know NBS alumni who have made meaningful impact and contributions in their field? Submit a nomination for the Ken McCarter Award for Distinguished NBS Alumni.
As members of the NBS community, you know firsthand that the power of dance and the NBS experience reach across all sectors and disciplines—arts and culture, health and medicine, academia, and more. This award celebrates the outstanding, globe-spanning accomplishments of NBS alumni. With your nomination, we will be able to highlight and celebrate one or two exceptional alumni in 2020.
The criteria that will be considered in the selection process include:
Excellence: the nominee has demonstrated excellence in a chosen field of endeavour Inspiration: the nominee’s accomplishments will serve as a source of inspiration for current NBS students
Public service: the nominee’s accomplishments have moved the world forward in a meaningful and distinctive way
Impact of NBS Education: the nominee’s chosen career path was influenced by the education received at NBS
Courage: the nominee has shown courage in following a particular path In weighing these criteria, the committee may consider a nominee who has had a major impact in a short period of time or may look at the long term arc of a nominee’s career.
Nominations open December 5, 2022