Honorary Alumnus Award

The selection will be made from candidates who have provided a distinctive contribution to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources on a state, national or international level; have relieved the suffering of disadvantaged people; or contributed to any unique program that benefits humankind.

Submit a nomination online or download a nomination form.

Questions? Please contact Kathryn Reed at 517-355-0284 or via e-mail at kreed@msu.edu

Past Recipients

  • 2018: Douglas D. Buhler
  • 2017: Ken Nobis
  • 2015: Nancy Thelen
  • 2013: Chuck Ross
  • 2012: Captain Dennis L. Grinold
  • 2010: Angelo Oricchio
  • 2009: Bill Demmer
  • 2008: Margaret "Maggie" Bethel and George Good
  • 2007: Richard Foster
  • 2006: David Morris
  • 2005: Raleigh Barlowe
  • 2004: Bob Perrin
  • 2003: Van Snider
  • 2002: Pauline Glassbrook
  • 2001: Gundel Tora Gunilla Jönson
  • 2000: John Culter
  • 1999: J. Ian Gray
  • 1998: Keith Creagh
  • 1997: Vincent Hegarty
  • 1996: Robert G. Gast
  • 1995: M. Peter McPherson
  • 1994: Fred L. Poston
  • 1993: Marylee Davis
  • 1992: George Ashby Green
  • 1991: Bill Schuette
  • 1990: Gordon LaFontaine
  • 1989: Malcolm Trout
  • 1988: John DiBiaggio
  • 1987: Gordon Guyer
  • 1986: Elwood Kirkpatrick
  • 1985: John A. Anderson
  • 1984: Robert Driscoll
  • 1983: Sylvan Wittwer
  • 1982: Pauline Carr
  • 1981: Larry Boger
  • 1980: James Anderson
  • 1979: Dean Pridgeon
  • 1978: Edgar Harden
  • 1977: William Milliken
  • 1976: John Hannah
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