The following Alumni Association awards are conferred at the ISUAA Honors & Awards Ceremony at Homecoming each fall. Each ISU academic college is also invited to honor alumni and friends of the university. The 2016 Honors & Awards Ceremony marked the 85th year the event was held at ISU.
Awards are also conferred by the university's colleges at this event.
Attend the 2017 Honors & Awards Ceremony:
Friday, Oct. 27
Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building
Awards to be presented in 2017:
Alumni Medal by the ISU Alumni Association
Jay G. Chapman**, Aerospace Engineering '90, MS '93; Urbandale, Iowa
Karen Heldt-Chapman**, Management '92; Urbandale, Iowa
Martha Lagomarcino Gleason**, Elementary Education '80; Stephenville, Texas
Alumni Merit Award by the ISU Alumni Association Club of Chicago
Luis E. de Baca**, Political Science '90; Washington, D.C.
Stanley G. Thurston**, Architecture '69; Des Moines, Iowa
Outstanding Young Alumni Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Josiah A. Dykstra, MS Information Assurance '04; Severn, Md.
Hanjun Jiang, PhD Electrical Engineering '05; Richardson, Texas
Nora K. Tobin, Political Science and International Studies '10; West Des Moines, Iowa
James A. Hopson Alumni Volunteer Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Kyle S. Flander**, Industrial Technology '03; Shawnee, Kan.
Claire E. Masker**, Animal Science and Ag & Life Sciences Ed '05, MS '08; Urbandale, Iowa
Impact Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Constance P. Hargrave, PhD '93 Curriculum & Instruction; Ames, Iowa
Georges M. Niang, Marketing '16; Indianapolis, Ind.
Alumni Service Award (National Service Award) by the ISU Alumni Association
Tinika Roland, Apparel Design '92; Des Moines, Iowa
Todd B. Hall, Animal Science '82; Orono, Minn.
George Washington Carver Distinguished Service Award by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Gerald E. Klonglan, Rural Sociology '58, MS '62, PhD '63; Ames, Iowa
Henry A. Wallace Award by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Catherine E. Woteki; Washington, D.C.
Outstanding Young Professional Award by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Dawn E. Refsell, Agronomy '01, MS '03 Crop Production and Physiology; Lathrop, Mo.
Citation of Achievement by the College of Business
Richard Liddy, Liberal Arts and Sciences '57; Osterville, Mass.
Drew Vogel, Industrial Administration '73; Orange City, Iowa
John D. DeVries Service Award by the College of Business
Ron Banse, Industrial Administration '75; Omaha, Neb.
Russ and Ann Gerdin Award by the College of Business
REG; Ames, Iowa
Design Achievement Award by the College of Design
Patrick Dillon, Graphic Design '86; Hollywood, Calif.
Larassa Kabel, Craft Design '92; Des Moines, Iowa
Vaughn Rinner, Landscape Architecture '74; Seattle, Wash.
Christian Petersen Design Award by the College of Design
Stan Thurston, Architecture '69; Des Moines, Iowa
Dotty Thurston, Marketing '00; Des Moines, Iowa
Anson Marston Medal by the College of Engineering
James L. Melsa, Electrical Engineering '60; Naperville, Ill.
Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering by the College of Engineering
Sandra Larson, Biology '75, Civil Engineering '88; Ankeny, Iowa
Huiquan Wu, PhD '01 Chemical Engineering; Potomac, Md.
Young Alumni Award by the College of Engineering
Michael Beckman, Electronic Engineering '07, MS '08; Allen, Texas
Meghan Watt, Chemical Engineering '02; Edina, Minn.
Alumni Achievement Award by the College of Human Sciences
Jerlando F L Jackson, PhD '00 Higher Education; Verona, Wis.
Helen LeBaron Hilton Award by the College of Human Sciences
Herma Barclay Williams, PhD '76 Home Ec Education; Silver Spring, Md.
Outstanding Young Professional Award by the College of Human Sciences
Cristobal Salinas Jr., MEd '12 Student Affairs, PhD '15 Higher Ed Administration; Boca Raton, Fla.
Virgil S. Lagomarcino Laureate Award by the College of Human Sciences
David A. Walker, PhD '98 Education; DeKalb, Ill.
Carrie Chapman Catt Public Engagement Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Citation of Merit by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Thomas J. Miller, Computer Science '72; Yarrow Point, Wash.
John V. Atanasoff Discovery Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Srinivas Aluru, PhD '04 Computer Science; Atlanta, Ga.
Distinguished Service Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
George Strawn, PhD '69 Mathematics; Vienna, Va.
Young Alumnus Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Adam J. Clark, Meteorology '03, MS '06, PhD '09; Norman, Okla.
Christy A. Doornink, Philosophy '00; West Linn, Ore.
William P. Switzer Award in Veterinary Medicine by the College of Veterinary Medicine
William Williams; Ames, Iowa
Stange Award for Meritorious Service by the College of Veterinary Medicine
Delbert Linn (Hank) Harris, DVM '67, PhD '70 Veterinary Microbiology; Ames, Iowa
Richard F. Ross, DVM '59, MS '60 Veterinary Microbiology, PhD '65; Pasadena, Calif.
Jack Shere, Biology '81, DVM '87, MEd '68; Washington, D.C.
Harold Pride Service Medallion by the Memorial Union
Thomas L. Hill; Lancaster, Texas
*indicates ISU Alumni Association annual membership
**indicates ISU Alumni Association lifetime membership
***indicates ISU Alumni Association sustaining life donor
Only ISU degrees are listed.
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