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 E. 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
Outstanding Young Alumni Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Josiah A. Dykstra, MS Information Assurance '04; Severn, Md.
Hanjung Jiang, PhD Electrical Engineering '05; Beijing, China
Nora K. Tobin, Political Science and International Studies '10; West Des Moines, Iowa
James A. Hopson Alumni Volunteer Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Impact Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Alumni Service Award (National Service Award) by the ISU Alumni Association
Tinika Y. 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
John D. DeVries Service Award by the College of Business
Ronald Banse*, Industrial Administration '75; Omaha, Neb.
Russ and Ann Gerdin Award by the College of Business
Design Achievement Award by the College of Design
Christian Petersen Design Award by the College of Design
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
Outstanding Young Alumni Award by the College of Engineering
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
Virgil S. Lagomarcino Laureate Award by the College of Human Sciences
David A. Walker, MA '96 History, PhD '98 Education; Sycamore, Ill.
Citation of Merit by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Thomas Jay Miller, Computer Science '72; Yarrow Point, Wash.
John V. Atanasoff Discovery Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Srinivas Aluru, MS '91 Computer Science, PhD '94; Atlanta, Ga.
Distinguished Service Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
George O. Strawn*, PhD '69 Mathematics; Vienna, Va.
Young Alumnus Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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 & Prev. Medicine; Ames, Iowa
Richard F. Ross*, DVM '59, MS '60 Veterinary Microbiology, PhD '65; Ames, Iowa
Jack A. Shere, Biology '81, DVM '87, M.Ed. '88; Charlotte Hall, Md.
Harold Pride Service Medallion by the Memorial Union
Thomas Hill*; Midlothian, Texas
*indicates ISU Alumni Association annual membership
**indicates ISU Alumni Association lifetime membership
Only ISU degrees are listed.
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