The NKU Alumni Awards Dinner and Celebration on February 7, 2020 will kick off Homecoming and Alumni Weekend. Follow us on social media to stay up to date on the festivities from February 7-9, 2020.

Alumni Awards Dinner and Celebration

Friday February 7, 2020

Tickets include cocktail reception, plated dinner, reception, alumni gift, valet parking and a ticket voucher for the men's Homecoming basketball game on Saturday, February 8, 2020.

Early Bird Pricing is open until January 22, 2020.

Purchase Tickets
Young Alumni Tickets: $75
Individual Tickets: $100

Tickets Available Soon


Host a Table
Table of 10: $1,000

Tables Available Soon  Host Form Available Soon
Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities. 

Check out last year's event








About the Awards

Alumni Awards honor our our alumni, faculty/staff, and friends for their contributions to Northern Kentucky University and their community.  

Outstanding Alumnus Award


Alumni who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields and are exemplary ambassadors for the University

Faculty/Staff Strongest Influence Award


NKU Faculty or staff member whose teaching, counseling, or advising had a profound influence on the life and/or career of the nominating alumnus.  

Distringuished Service Award


Alumni who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to NKU through their time and talents.  

Outstanding Young Alumnus


Alumni who have graduated in the last 10 years, have enhanced NKU or the community, and have distinguished themselves professionally.

Homecoming and Alumni Weekend Events

February 8-9, 2020


Northern Taste

Join the Alumni Association for a little taste of Northern Kentucky as local eateries will provide samples to alumni in attendance. Guests must purchase a ticket to the game to attend.

Saturday Febraury 8, 2020

5:30 p.m. at the Braxton Beer Garden in BB&T Arena




Black Alumni Homecoming



Homecoming Basketball Game



Homecoming Basketball Game

Join Norse Nation as NKU takes on Detroit Mercy

Saturday, February 8

7:00 p.m. in BB&T Arena


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Black Alumni Council Homecoming


Join the Black Alumni Council for the annual events including tailgating before the Homecoming basketball game and brunch the following day.  More details to come for a full agenda.

February 7-9, 2020

Locations vary




Black Alumni Homecoming