ISU’s Alumni Association annually recognizes individuals who personify the University’s tradition as an environment for excellence. Through outstanding achievements and contributions, these individuals bring honor to the University and the association.

Established in 1971 with one award, the program has grown to six categories that recognize accomplishments of alumni at different career stages. Nominations are being sought for the 2023 awards. Deadline to nominate is May 31, 2022. Make a nomination online at