In 1986, when most of the world was just beginning to wake up to the gravity of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Joseph Edelheit buried the first of 31 friends whose deaths would make the global tragedy a personal cause for him.
The SCSU Alumni Awards Program provides an opportunity to shine the spotlight on alumni, friends and employees who demonstrate the highest standards of integrity and character, individuals whose career and life accomplishments reflect positively on the university community. The 2007 honorees will be recognized at the Alumni Awards Dinner and Ceremony at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, during SCSU Homecoming festivities. Cost is $30 per person. Call 320-308-3177 or 1-866-464-8759 by Oct. 5 to register.