The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor that the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Ag Alumni Society present to select alumni who have achieved notable professional achievements and brought distinction to themselves, the college, and the University.
The Outstanding Recent Alumni award was established in 2000 to recognize outstanding alumni who have graduated within the last ten years and provide opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to interact with them. Honorees have distinguished themselves through significant career advancement and diverse service to their communities.
The University and the College of Agricultural Sciences have an extensive awards program. This award recognizes faculty with outstanding skills in undergraduate academic advising, career planning, and personal counseling. Advisers in the college are nominated by alumni, faculty, students, and administrators.