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Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Awards is the highest honor bestowed upon an alumna/alumnus. The Alumni Association established the awards in 1988 to recognize extraordinary alumni who have enhanced the reputation of the university by distinguishing themselves in their careers and have made significant contributions to their community, state and nation through professional service, public service and civic activities.

Every year, the Alumni Association honors excellence by bestowing a number of awards to alumni with outstanding achievements. These individuals exemplify the loyalty, passion and innovation found in all dedicated Broncos. Honorees are recognized at the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala the night before Homecoming.

VIEW OUR IMPRESSIVE LIST OF PAST HONOREES.

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award is awarded to extraordinary alumni who have enhanced the reputation of the university by making a difference in the world through daily impact in their companies or chosen profession, communities, and for Boise State University. Presented during Homecoming.

Distinguished Alumni Service Award

The Distinguished Alumni Service Award honors extraordinary and inspirational recipients for their outstanding dedication and commitment to volunteer service for the university and/or the Alumni Association (in addition to achievements in their chosen profession.) The recipient should be an inspiration to the campus community. 

 

Nominations

If you would like to nominate an alumnus or alumna for this prestigious award, please submit a nomination form online and help us grow this impressive list of honorees. We accept nominations all year long, but the deadline for fall awards is April 30.

 

Distinguished Alumni Gala

The Boise State Alumni Association Board of Directors invite you to join them in honoring our Distinguished Alumni and Alumni Service award winners. This annual Homecoming celebration honors extraordinary alumni who exemplify the loyalty, passion, and vision found in all dedicated Broncos.

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Tabb Compton '91

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Distinguished Alumni Service Award Recipient Candi Allphin '89

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Honorary Alumna Award Recipient Pamela Casey

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Liberty Mutual is the proud sponsor of the Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala and a long standing affinity partner of the Alumni Association

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Allen Dykman, Dyke Nally and Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Jay Hawkins

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Featured Speaker Steve Swanson, Distinguished Educator in Residence and former astronaut

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Steve Baker '84 and family

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Jay Hawkins '82

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala, Stueckle Sky Center, Photo by Allison Corona
    Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala 2015

    Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Ric Gale '75, '81

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