Borman Award (Professional)

The Alvah K. Borman Award

This award honors Alvah K. Borman, Dean of Graduate Placement Services, Northeastern University, for his numerous outstanding contributions to engineering cooperative education over many years, including the founding and editorship of the CEED Newsbriefs from 1969 until his death ten years later.

The Division allows for the presentation of one award every other year to Division members, past or present, who have made sustained, honorable, and meritorious contributions to the promotion of the philosophy and the practice of cooperative education in engineering an/or engineering technology.

Nominations are made in the fall of each year, with the award being presented at the mid-winter meeting of the CIEC. The award consists of a $750 honorarium, a plaque, and a certificate of achievement.

Award Guidelines

List of Past Winners


The Alvah K. Borman Award will not be offered in 2021.


Julie Nguyen
Assistant Cooperative Education Coordinator
Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering
Northeastern University
503 Holmes Hall
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-373-6940

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