The university's highest awards are presented at the Distinguished Awards Celebration in the spring of each year. Awards given to alumni and friends, through the ISU Alumni Association, include the following:
Attend the 2017 Distinguished Awards Ceremony:
Friday, April 7, 2017
Great Hall, Memorial Union
Awards presented in 2016:
Distinguished Alumni Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Delbert "Hank" Harris**; BS '63 Pre-Vet Med, DVM '67, PhD '70 Veterinary Microbiology; Ames, Iowa
Charles Lettow**; BS '62 Chemical Engineering; McLean, Va.
Long Vo Nguyen**; PhD '75 Computer Science; McLean, Va.
Order of the Knoll Corporate and Foundation Award by the ISU Foundation
Union Pacific Corporation; Omaha, Neb.
Order of the Knoll Cardinal and Gold Award by the ISU Foundation
Craig K. Denny**; BS '71 Civil Engineering, MS '73; Lenexa, Kan.
The Late Terry M. Denny; BS '71 Elementary Education
Order of the Knoll Campanile Award by the ISU Foundation
Donald F. Greenwood**; BS '76 Civil Engineering; Olathe, Kan.
Sharon M. Greenwood**; BS '75 Family Environment; Olathe, Kan.
Order of the Knoll Faculty and Staff Award by the ISU Foundation
David G. Topel**; Ames, Iowa
Jay-Lin Jane-Topel**; PhD '84 Biochemistry and Biophysics; Ames, Iowa
*indicates ISU Alumni Association annual membership
**indicates ISU Alumni Association lifetime membership
Only ISU degrees are listed.
The Iowa State University Alumni Association is an independent 501(c)3, self-governing organization charged with the mission of engaging the talents and resources of alumni, students, and friends in the life, work, and aspiration of Iowa State University. Our vision is to become the lifetime partner in engaging all alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University.