Awards

The MSU Packaging Alumni Association annually recognizes Spartan Alumni who positively reflect and enhance the prestige of Michigan State University’s School of Packaging and the Packaging profession in four categories.  Nominations are due each year by November 1.

These awards will be presented in April 2021. 

Nomination Form (self-nominations encouraged!)

Hall of Fame Award

Presented to a Michigan State School of Packaging Alumni who is known for their support of the School of Packaging and Michigan State University, career accomplishments, and community service.

Paul Schmidt Service Award

Presented to Michigan State School of Packaging Alumni who have demonstrated outstanding volunteer service to Michigan State University’s School of Packaging and/or meritorious service to the packaging community on a local, state, national or international level.

Young Alumni Award

Presented to a Michigan State School of Packaging Alumni who has attained a high level of professional accomplishment, and has demonstrated commitment to MSU School of Packaging by continuing outstanding volunteer service on behalf of the university and/or on a local, state, national or international level.  First degree from Michigan State University must have been conferred within the past 10 years of application submission.

Innovation Award

Presented to a Michigan State School of Packaging Alumni who has made a specific, definable contribution to the advancement of package technology. This contribution can range from the invention of a new consumer product/package to a unique manufacturing process or to significant environmental stewardship.