The Young Alumni Service Award, established in April 1999, recognizes those alumni graduating in the past ten years whose early volunteer service for Brown sets an example for their peers, helps to keep other young alumni involved with Brown, and shows promise for continued service and leadership in the future.

2022 Recipient

Orlando E. Rodriguez ’17

Orlando Rodriguez ’17 has been a dedicated class leader since his undergraduate years, leading his classmates through both Senior Week and their 5th Reunion. He is a former member of the Association of Class Leaders Board of Directors, where he led the Board’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee. He also served as a member of the BAA Board of Governors and as a volunteer for the Alumni Interviewing Program. During his time at Brown, Rodriguez served on his Class Board as President of the Class of 2017. Additionally, he worked as an Academic Coach and Summer Ambassador. Through it all, Rodriguez's characteristic good humor and enthusiasm have set an example for thoughtful, engaged leadership.

Previous Award Recipients

  • Gwyneth Lloyd Burak ’91
  • Alexander L. Cavallo ’94
  • Giovanna E. Cavallo ’94
  • Victoria Chiou ’94
  • Max H. Clermont ’11 MPH’12
  • Brickson E. Diamond ’93
  • Sara R. Garrity-Gentile ’09
  • Ryan G. W. Grubbs ’10
  • Abhas Gupta ’02
  • Hope O. Jarvis ’93
  • Robert J. Klabar ’07
  • Taylor Margis-Noguera ’97
  • Joelle Murchison ’95
  • Daniel H. O’Keefe ’97
  • Erik A. Peterson ’07
  • Valerie A. Phillips ’98
  • James S. Sinai ’01