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Young Alumni Impact Award

The Young Alumni Impact Award recognizes Manchester University alumni, age 30 and under, who:

  • continue to live out the University mission in their professional and personal life,
  • make a significant impact on the world, and
  • are considered a potential future leader.

The recipient will be recognized at Homecoming each fall. Complete the form below to nominate a fellow alumnus for the Young Alumni Impact Award.

Click here to nominate an alumn for this award.


2014 Winner
Rachel Wilkinson Rachel Wilkinson '10 – In the summer of 2009, Rachel Wilkinson accepted a position with Biomet that was outside her intended area of interest and never looked back. After a year of learning about the orthopedic industry, she accepted a position on Biomet’s brand marketing team as an associate brand manager. After Biomet globalized its efforts in 2011, she became the global marketing communications manager. Wilkinson was recently awarded Biomet’s Titanium Award for team members whose contributions go above and beyond expectations. She also does nonprofit work in her spare time and serves as an alumni advocate for current Manchester students. [READ CITATION]