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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Nominate a Candidate for a Distinguished Alumni Award

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The purpose of the Distinguished Alumni Awards is to honor alumni who have enhanced the reputation of the University through their actions, hard work and achievement. After receiving a nomination, all nominees will remain eligible within the specified award category for a total of three years. Nominations received after September 15 of the current year, will be eligible for three subsequent years.

The Achievement Award is presented to graduates who have achieved high rank or honor in their professions, have a widespread effect on their communities, and have been recognized for their achievements over the course of their careers.

The Humanitarian Award is presented to graduates whose lives exemplify service to humankind. They have demonstrated exceptional dedication and are recognized for their philanthropic contributions and achievements. 

The Harold J. Fitterer Service Award is presented to graduates distinguished by their record of service to Minnesota State University, Mankato and to their communities. They have engaged in continuing efforts to preserve and promote Minnesota State Mankato programs through their time, treasure and talents.

The Young Alumni Award is presented to recent graduates who have reached personal and/or professional achievements early in their careers, have positively impacted their communities, and show promise for continued success.