Pictured: 2020-21 Alumni Award Winners
(L to R): Jess Lourey '96 '98 '06 (Distinguished Alumni Award recipient), Heidi Everett '92 '94 (Alumni Service Award recipient), Kristy Modrow '03 '05 '17 (University Leadership Award recipient) and Abdirizak Abdi '12 '16 '17 (Graduate of the Last Decade Award recipient).
The most remarkable signs of a University’s vitality are seen in the success and achievements of its alumni.
St. Cloud State University granted its first alumni award in 1963, establishing a long tradition of honoring our distinguished and committed alumni – those who embody the spirit of St. Cloud State, those who have shaped the world and those who have strengthened our global alumni community.
The SCSU Alumni Association is proud to recognize and honor exceptional graduates at several events during Homecoming Weekend at St. Cloud State. 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.
We invite St. Cloud State alumni, faculty, staff, administration and emeriti to offer a nomination. Awards are presented in four categories (Click on the award category title to link to a list of previous recipients):
Why nominate? When you nominate, you celebrate the hard work and loyalty of a deserving recipient and promote pride on campus and among our alumni community . You recognize alumni whose achievements make a difference for St. Cloud State. You inspire current and future students.
Nominations for alumni awards in all categories are accepted year-round. Those who wish to submit a nomination for the 2022-2023 selection cycle are encouraged to do so. All nominations and supporting documentation will be due to the Alumni Relations office by Friday, Feb. 10, 2023. To submit a nomination, fill out the form below and click submit. All supporting documentation, such as letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae, brief biography and news articles, must be must be received no later than the aforementioned deadline.