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Alumni Association seeks nominations for 2020-21 Alumni Awards

The St. Cloud State University Alumni Association has opened the nomination process for its 2020-21 Alumni Awards. Submit nominations by Feb. 5, 2021.

The Alumni Awards are presented and celebrated at several events during Homecoming Weekend. 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 the University community.  

St. Cloud State alumni, past award recipients, faculty and staff (current and emeriti), and other members of the St. Cloud State community are eligible to submit nominations for awards in four categories:  

  • Distinguished Alumni Award: Presented to undergraduate or graduate alumni who have distinguished themselves over their lifetimes and/or in their careers.
  • Alumni Service Award: Presented to undergraduate or graduate alumni of the University who are exemplary in their service to society or to St. Cloud State.
  • Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award: Presented to undergraduate alumni of the last decade (2010-2020) 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.

Nominations for alumni awards in all categories are accepted year-round. Those who wish to submit a nomination for the 2020-2021 selection cycle are encouraged to do so. All nominations and supporting documentation will be due to the Alumni Relations office by Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.