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Guidelines for Selecting Alumni Award Winners

Guidelines for Selecting Alumni Award Winners

National Alumni Association Hall of Fame

Alumni Hall of Fame 2014:

Induction into the Delta State University Alumni Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed upon an individual by the DSU Alumni Association. Established in 2007, the Alumni Hall of Fame is extended to alumni and friends who have achieved professional distinction and made significant community service contributions at the local, national and/or international level and who have thus brought honor and distinction to Delta State University.

Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Alumni Hall of Fame Recipients


National Alumni Association Service Awards

Outstanding Alumnus of the Year 2014:

To give recognition to an alumnus of Delta State University who has distinguished himself or herself by making some significant contributions to human or institutional programs in which a situation, an institution or a movement has been materially changed for the better because of that individual's personal participation.

Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Nomination Form

Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Recipients

The Gladys Castle "Friend of Delta State" Service Award 2014:

Named for Ms Gladys Castle, a 46 year employee of Delta State who served as the first alumni secretary and is presented to recognize outstanding service and contributions to Delta State University by a non-alumnus.

Gladys Castle Nomination Form

Gladys Castle Friend of Delta State Service Award Recipients

The Kent Wyatt "Young Alumnus" Service Award 2014:

Named for Dr. Forrest Kent Wyatt, a former university president of 24 years and is presented to recognize outstanding service and contributions to Delta State University by a young alumnus 36 years of age or younger.

Kent Wyatt Young Alumnus Nomination Form 2014

Kent Wyatt Young Alumnus Service Award Recipients

The Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award 2014:

Named for Hugh Ellis Walker, a 24 year director of the Delta State University Alumni/Foundation and is presented to recognize outstanding service and contributions to Delta State University by an alumnus.

Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award Nomination Form

Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award Recipients

Legacy Award 2014:

Legacy Award is presented to someone who has made an institutional change upon the university.

Legacy Award Nomination Form

Legacy Award Recipients complete list

Alumni Chapter of the Year:

In 2013, the National Alumni Association Board of Directors established the Alumni Chapter of the Year Award. The award is given yearly to a Delta State University Alumni Chapter exemplifies volunteer leadership and scholarship development. The chapter must meet on an annual basis and grant scholarships to students who attend Delta State from their area.

Desoto County Alumni Chapter was the first recipient of this award.
To nominate a chapter, contact the Alumni Association at 662-846-4660.
 
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