Alumni award winners

Alumni Association Awards

Pictured: 2017-2018 Alumni Award Winners
(L to R): Jan Bergquist Hansen ’79 (Distinguished Alumni Award recipient), SCSU President Wacker, Annie Deckert ’05 (co-recipient of Alumni Service Award), Matt Roisum ’10 (Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award recipient), Enanga Fale (co-
recipient of Alumni Service Award) and Jeff Hegle ’93 (University Leadership Award recipient).

Honoring Service to St. Cloud State and Beyond

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 (Sept. 25-29, 2019) at St. Cloud StateThe 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: 

  • Distinguished Alumni AwardPresented to *undergraduate 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 AwardPresented 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) AwardPresented to *undergraduate alumni of the last decade (2008-2018) for outstanding achievement in their careers or in service to the community or in service to St. Cloud State. 
  • University Leadership AwardPresented 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. 

    *Undergraduate = bachelor's degree earned 

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. Nominations for the 2018-19 selection cycle are welcome and due to the Alumni Relations office with supporting documentation by Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. To submit a nomination for the current 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 the aforementioned deadline.

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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