Alumni Relations

St. Cloud State University Graduates

Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards
The most remarkable signs of a University’s vitality are seen in the success and achievements of its alumni. The association's Board of Directors are proud to recognize and honor exceptional graduates each year at St. Cloud State Homecoming. These awards recognize significant alumni contributions their alma mater, their profession and their communities.

The awards spotlight outstanding living alumni, friends and employees who demonstrate the highest standards of integrity and character; individuals whose career and life accomplishments reflect positively on our University community. Recipients of the SCSU Alumni Association Awards will be recognized at several events during St. Cloud State Homecoming weekend.

We invite St. Cloud State alumni, faculty, staff, administration and emeriti to offer a nomination. Awards are presented in four categories:

  • Distinguished Alumni Award: Presented to undergraduate (Bachelor's Degree) or graduate alumni who have distinguished themselves over their lifetimes and/or in their careers, in service to society or St. Cloud State.
  • Alumni Service Award: Presented to undergraduate or graduate alumni of the University who are distinguished in their contributions to the University and/or the community.
  • Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award: Presented to undergraduate alumni of the last decade (2007-2017) for outstanding achievement in their careers or in service to the community or in service to St. Cloud State.
  • University Leadership Award: Presented to current or retired St. Cloud State employees who are also undergraduate or graduate alumni and have made a positive difference in the lives of students.

Other Alumni Award recipients

Why nominate? When you nominate, you celebrate the hard work and loyalty of a deserving recipient and promote pride among alumni and on campus. You recognize alumni whose achievements make a difference for St. Cloud State. You inspire current and future students.

Nominations are taken year-round. The nomination process for the 2017-18 selection cycle is now closed. Nominations for the 2018-19 selection cycle are welcome and due to the Alumni Relations office with supporting documentation by Friday, February 1, 2019. To submit a nomination for the next selection cycle, fill out the form below and click submit. Any supporting documentation, such as letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae and news articles, must be must be received no later than 14 calendar days from the date of your online submission.

Send documentation to:

St. Cloud State University – Alumni Relations
Attn: John M. Brown
720 4th Ave. S., LeH
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Questions? Call 320-308-1668 or email Recipients will be expected to attend St. Cloud State Homecoming events, where they will be publicly recognized and honored.

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