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Southwestern calls for Distinguished Alumni nominations

Anne Matthews News

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is seeking the community’s help to honor graduates who have gone on after college to improve their professions, education, communities, and/or the world. Each year since 1992, the college has considered nominations for a distinguished alum.

The college is accepting nominations for 2021 through April 1. To be eligible, nominees must have graduated with a degree or certificate, or have completed a minimum of 60 credits from Southwestern.

Past recipients have included teachers, leaders in business and finance, medical professionals, a poet, and a U.S. Army colonel. Southwestern’s graduates have distinguished themselves in professions and efforts around the globe, and the college wants to celebrate individuals who have contributed selflessly to improvement. To read more about past recipients, visit the Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation’s webpage at To nominate someone as Southwestern’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni please use this form.

Please submit nomination forms by April 1 to: [email protected]


Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee
c/o Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation
1988 Newmark Ave.
Coos Bay, OR  97420