Alumni Association Awards are presented annually at Homecoming. They include: the Distinguished Alumni Award; Alumni Achievement Award; Outstanding Young Alumni Award and Alumni Service Award. An additional award, the Alumni Community Service Award, can be presented at any time during the year as determined by the Alumni Association Awards committee.
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Pictured clockwise from the top:
Outstanding Young Alumni Award - Beth Millner '08 BFA
Owner and Designer, Beth Millner Jewelry
Distinguished Alumni Award - Keith Nelsen '86 BS
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Best Buy
Alumni Community Service Award - Michele Butler '76 BS '78 MAE
Co-Owner, Vango's Pizza
Distinguished Alumni Award - Scott Schloegel '90 BS
Retired Acting President and Chairman of Export-Import Bank of the United States
Alumni Achievement Award - Skye Patrick '96 BFA
Director, Los Angeles (California) County Library
Past Award Winners
|Alumni Achievement Award
An NMU alumnus/alumna who has notable professional achievements on a regional or local level. Other factors include contributions to their community and documented leadership at the regional or local level. It was awarded for the first time in 2007.
|Alumni Community Service Award
An NMU alumnus/alumna whose volunteer service to his/her community has been outstanding for a minimum of 10 years. The recipient shall have made significant contributions to the quality of life in his/her community. This award may be presented in the community in which the recipient resides, during Homecoming Weekend, or at another event determined by the Alumni Association Awards Committee.
|Alumni Service Award
An NMU alumnus/alumna whose volunteerism, contributions and/or recruitment efforts on behalf of NMU are above the norm, evidenced by loyal and outstanding service in areas such as the NMU Alumni Association; the NMU Development Fund, establishment of a scholarship, serving as an alumni ambassador and/or mentor, or service to school, departmental, or other NMU committees.
Distinguished Alumni Award
Outstanding Young Alumni Award