Each year, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, along with Iowa State University, honors alumni who have made a difference in their community, an impact on the world, and a difference in their professions. Award recipients were honored during the LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony on October 26, 2017. Meet the 2017 award winners below.
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS
Luis E. de Baca, Political Science – Alumni Merit Award
Josiah A. Dykstra, Interdisciplinary – Outstanding Young Alumni
Nora K. Tobin, Political Science and International Studies – Outstanding Young Alumni
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES AWARDS
Srinivas Aluru, Computer Science – John V. Atanasoff Discovery Award
Adam J. Clark, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences – Young Alumnus Award
Christy A. Doornink, Philosophy and Religious Studies – Young Alumna Award
Thomas Jay Miller, Computer Science – Citation of Merit
George O. Strawn, Mathematics – Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Ellyn L. Bartges, History – Department of History Distinguished Alumna Award
Pamela Berneking, English – Department of English Distinguished Alumni Award
William G. Bock, Computer Science – Department of Computer Science Distinguished Alumni Award
Gene and Margaret Chamberlin, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication – James W. Schwartz Award
Lynette Hornung, Political Science – Department of Political Science Distinguished Alumni Award
Vicki J. Huffman, World Languages and Cultures – Department of World Languages and Cultures Distinguished Alumni Award
Mary Whitaker Lindgren, Political Science – Department of Political Science Distinguished Alumni Award
Terry Riley, Psychology – Department of Psychology Distinguished Alumni Award
Zella Brown Zerger, World Languages and Cultures – Department of World Languages and Cultures Distinguished Alumni Award
STATEment Maker nominations now being accepted
Do you know an exceptional young alum of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences? Nominations are currently being sought for ‘STATEment Makers’ who have made differences in their own lives, the lives of others, their communities and/or their professions. The STATEment Maker Awards recognize the early personal and professional accomplishments and contributions of Iowa State University’s young alumni (graduates 34 years of age and under).
Nominations for the 2018 honors will be accepted until Dec. 1, 2017. Recipients will be selected in February and recognized in VISIONS magazine and ISU News Flash in the spring and summer, as well as recognized on the ISUAA website year-round. Submit a nomination.
Recognize your faculty or staff mentor
Has an LAS faculty or staff member had a significant impact on your life or career? The Iowa State University Alumni Association (ISUAA) is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Faculty/Staff Inspiration Awards. This program honors current or former ISU faculty or staff members who had a significant influence in their lives as students at ISU. Nominators must have attended ISU as a student but need not to have graduated from ISU. Nominations should be submitted based on the impact the ISU faculty or staff member had on the former students’ professional or personal life. Awards may be given posthumously.
Nominations will be accepted until Dec. 1, 2017. Award recipients will be recognized at the ISU Alumni Association Inspiration Awards & Annual Reception, in VISIONS magazine, on the ISUAA website, and in ISUAA electronic communications. Submit a nomination.
Nominations Invited for LAS Alumni Awards
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites nominations for the 2018 LAS Alumni Awards. The nomination deadline is March 19, 2018.
Award recipients will be recognized during Iowa State University’s 2018 Homecoming Week celebration. If you have questions, please contact Kim McDonough, director of alumni relations for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, at email@example.com or 515-294-7487.