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:
Date & Location TBD
Homecoming 2017 is Oct. 22-28
Awards presented in 2016:
Watch archived 2016 ceremony
Alumni Medal by the ISU Alumni Association
Alumni Merit Award by the ISU Alumni Association Club of Chicago
Tyler Weig*, Community Health Education '05; Des Moines, Iowa
Outstanding Young Alumni Award by the ISU Alumni Association
James A. Hopson Alumni Volunteer Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Impact Award by the ISU Alumni Association
Thomas Hill*; Lancaster, Texas
Warren Madden**, Industrial Engineering '61; Ames, Iowa
Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center; Ames, Iowa
Alumni Service Award (National Service Award) by the ISU Alumni Association
Brian May**, English '93; Denver, Colo.
Cindie Marie (DeCoster) Luhman, Animal Science '83, PhD Nutritional Physiology '90; Gray Summit, Mo.
George Washington Carver Distinguished Service Award by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Walter Andrew Hill; Tuskegee, Ala.
Henry A. Wallace Award by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Robert E. Walton, Sr.**, PhD Animal Science '61; DeForest, Wis.
Outstanding Young Professional Award by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Nancy Bohl Bormann*, Environmental Science & Ag and Life Sciences Education '04; Lu Verne, Iowa
Citation of Achievement by the College of Business
John D. DeVries Service Award by the College of Business
Nancy Dittmer**, Accounting '84; Urbandale, Iowa
Russ and Ann Gerdin Award by the College of Business
Gail E. Boliver**, Political Science '71, MA '01; Marshalltown, Iowa
Design Achievement Award by the College of Design
Christian Petersen Design Award by the College of Design
Kate Schwennsen, Architecture '78, MArch '80; Clemson, S.C.
Anson Marston Medal by the College of Engineering
Joel A. Cerwick**, Civil Engineering '66, MS '68; Overland Park, Kan.
Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering by the College of Engineering
Dennis J. (Denny) Vaughn**, Chemical Engineering '70; North Oaks, Minn.
Professional Progress in Engineering Award by the College of Engineering
Matt J. Kipper, Chemical Engineering '00, PhD '04; Fort Collins, Colo.
Alumni Achievement Award by the College of Human Sciences
Daniel J. Phelan, PhD Higher Ed '90; Jackson, Mich.
Helen LeBaron Hilton Award by the College of Human Sciences
Joyce Binning Hoppes**, Home Ec Ed '79; Van Meter, Iowa
Outstanding Young Professional Award by the College of Human Sciences
Virgil S. Lagomarcino Laureate Award by the College of Human Sciences
Lori M. Reesor**, MS Higher Ed '87; Bloomington, Ind.
Carrie Chapman Catt Public Engagement Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Elizabeth A. Baird**, Journalism & International Studies '76; Ames, Iowa
Citation of Merit by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Rear Adm. Randall M. Hendrickson**, US Navy (Ret), Political Science & Naval Science '83; Stafford, Va.
Dean's Arts and Humanities Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dennis C. Wendell*, Distributed Studies '67; Ames, Iowa
Distinguished Service Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Thomas A. Connop**, History '76; Dallas, Texas
Young Alumnus Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Tyler P. Stafford, Advertising & Speech Comm '11; Culver City, Calif.
William P. Switzer Award in Veterinary Medicine by the College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. James Philip Stein**, DVM '75; Muscatine, Iowa
Stange Award for Meritorious Service by the College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Michael G. Conzemius**, DVM '90, PhD '00; Chanhassen, Minn.
Dr. Vincent Phillip Meador, Bacteriology '77, DVM '81, MS Veterinary Pathology '86, PhD '88; Seattle, Wash.
Dr. Donald Paul O'Connor, Bacteriology '69, MS '72, DVM '76; South Wayne, Wis.
Harold Pride Service Medallion by the Memorial Union
Richard Reynolds**; Boone, Iowa
*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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