ANR Award Recipients 2023
2023 ANR AWARD RECIPIENTS
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University (MSU) will honor twelve leaders in agriculture and natural resources for leadership at the community, state, national or international levels during a virtual ANR Awards Program on March 10.
Send and see congratulatory notes to the ANR Award recipients on the online kudosboard.
Full video of 2023 ANR Awards Presentation
Watch the full recording of the ANR Awards Program below. Individual award recipient video clips are also available within the individual award stories below.
CANR DEAN'S PINNACLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARDThe Dean's Pinnacle of Excellence Award is presented to alumni who have obtained the pinnacle of achievement in their field and brought distinction to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Created in 2023, this award is the highest accolade awarded by the dean.
CANR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS
Distinguished Service Award recipients are recognized for outstanding contributions to Michigan’s agriculture and natural resources industries and who possess high standards of integrity and character to positively reflect and enhance the prestige of the CANR. These recipients demonstrate a commitment to MSU and CANR by continuing outstanding volunteerism and leadership on behalf of or in conjunction with the university on a local, state, national or international level.
OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AWARDS
Two awards for CANR Outstanding Alumni were given to those who have distinguished themselves by obtaining the highest level of professional accomplishments, and who possess the highest standards of integrity and character.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION ALUMNI AWARD
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alumni Award recognizes alumni for their professional accomplishments, service and contributions in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion to the CANR, their field and community.
HONORARY ALUMNI AWARD
The Honorary Alumni Award is given to someone who has made a distinctive contribution to the CANR on a state, national or international level; has relieved the suffering of disadvantaged people; or contributed to any unique program that benefits humankind.
ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD
The CANR Alumni Service Award selection is made from candidates who have demonstrated continuing outstanding volunteer service to MSU, the CANR or meritorious public service on a local, state, national or international level. Candidates must possess the highest standards of integrity and character to positively reflect and enhance the prestige of the CANR.
DISTINGUISHED FACULTY AWARDS
Distinguished Faculty Awards recognize faculty members who have brought distinction to the CANR through teaching, research and/or outreach and provided leadership that has helped students, faculty members and/or citizens reach their potential for excellence.