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The Aurelius B. Weeks Service Award

The CWAGAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce, "The Aurelius B. Weeks Service Award".

Background:

Aurelius B. Weeks, Class of 1970, was a founding member of the College of West Africa Global Alumni Association (CWAGAA) who exemplified unyielding service to the association that benefited the College of West Africa (CWA). Aurelius served on the First Elections Committee, the Atlanta 2022 Convention Committee and encouraged comradery amongst his fellow alumni.  Aurelius also made generous financial contributions to the association, in furtherance of its missions and programs. 

Purpose of Award:

To recognize individuals and/or classes for extraordinary service to CWAGAA and CWA.

Eligibility:

  • Members, including classes, of the CWAGAA who provide extraordinary voluntary service to the association and/or CWA. Current Board of Directors and Managing Officers are ineligible.

  • Class project(s), donations, and volunteer service to CWAGAA and/or CWA implemented and valued at ten thousand ($10,000) U.S.D or equivalent and above.

  • Service made an impact upon the association and increased the likelihood of success of a plan, project, or event of CWAGAA and/or benefitted CWA.

Description of the Award:

  • Members, including classes, of the CWAGAA who provide extraordinary voluntary service to the association and/or CWA. Current Board of Directors and Managing Officers are ineligible.

  • Class project(s), donations, and volunteer service to CWAGAA and/or CWA implemented and valued at ten thousand ($10,000) U.S.D or equivalent and above.

  • Service made an impact upon the association and increased the likelihood of success of a plan, project, or event of CWAGAA and/or benefitted CWA.

Nomination Procedure:

  • Nominations may be submitted by individual CWAGAA members or class, two months before the convention. 

  • All nominees shall be notified of their nominations at least a month prior to convention.

Click the button below to nominate a candidate no later than May 10, 2024.

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