Annual CQUniversity Alumni Awards
CQUniversity takes great pride in the achievements our alumni are making in their world. Their accomplishments benefit both society and the University, advancing the common good and inspiring others. The annual Alumni Awards acknowledge and celebrate these achievements by our outstanding alumni in their professional field or community service activities.
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year
This award recognises a graduate of CQUniversity who has made an exceptional contribution to society and demonstrated the achievement of excellence in a professional context.
In 2020, we are proud to recognise Sean O’Donnell for his career innovation and his commitment to diversity and inclusion.
We congratulate Sean O’Donnell (MBusAdmin, 1996)
Alumnus of the Year for Industry Achievement
This award recognises a graduate of CQUniversity who has achieved to a high standard or made an exceptional contribution in their industry or profession.
In 2020, we are proud to recognise Tanya O’Shea for her exceptional leadership and her organisation’s contribution to community services.
We congratulate Tanya O’Shea (BPsych (Hons) 2011; MBusAmin 2016)
Alumnus of the Year for Social Impact
This award recognises a graduate of CQUniversity who has made a sustained positive contribution through their collaborative social innovation work OR who has demonstrated significant social impact to a community or the University through volunteering.
In 2020, we are proud to recognise Leslie Lowe for his innovative business that combines environmental science with traditional Indigenous knowledge.
We congratulate Leslie Lowe (BEnvSc 2015)
Alumnus of the Year for Early Career Achievement
This award recognises a graduate of CQUniversity who has demonstrated significant career achievements or positive impact on a field of endeavour or community cause within five years of graduation from CQUniversity.
In 2020, we are proud to recognise Do Van Huong for his brilliant research on cryopreservation which is set to boost the cattle industry in Vietnam.
We congratulate Dr Do Van Huong (Phd 2019)
We congratulate the 2020 Alumni Award winners for their outstanding contributions and achievements. If you know of other alumni who are making a difference in their industry, role or community, please let us know so we can recognise them. Alumni can also be nominated by others or self-nominate for the awards using the Alumni Award Nomination Form.