Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

American InterContinental University is proud of alumni who have taken the initiative to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence in the pursuit of both personal and professional goals.

Here, you can read the stories about how AIU’s flexible undergraduate and graduate degree programs helped these students join the ranks of our distinguished alumni.

Ana Carolina

Ana Carolina Lanuza
Ana Carolina Lanuza, our 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, is the owner of Leverage Investigations, Inc., and has earned a total of three degrees from AIU.

Felipe Aguiar

Felipe Aguiar
Felipe Aguiar, our 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, maintains well over a decade’s worth of strategic planning experience in the areas of marketing, brand development, business management, advertisement, public relations and communications, and more.

Jennifer Iversen

Jennifer Iversen
American InterContinental University (AIU) Online is proud to announce that Jennifer Iversen was named the latest recipient of the AIU Distinguished Alumnus Award at the Fall 2011 graduation ceremony at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois.

Christine Van Wieren
"Christine is a perfect example for our online student population," said Betsy Balachandran, director of career services for AIU Online and a member of the selection committee. "She was selected by our university leadership team because she has a strong commitment to education and after applying her degree to her career.".

Debra Presley
When asked what makes her situation "unique," Debra had this response: "I have difficulty saying that my situation is 'unique' because that may sound as though I believe that the challenges and barriers others face are less important than my own."

Michelle Bartlett
May, Michelle Bartlett was flown to Chicago to receive AIU Online's fourth Distinguished Alumni Award. A panel of judges selected her based on her community involvement, academic and professional achievements and dedication to education. She has co-founded a company and is months away from earning her Ph.D.!