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Awards and Honors

Nominations open for 2021 awards!

Help us honor outstanding EOU alumni and friends by nominating someone today! Award recipients will be recognized at the 2021 Alumni Honors Ceremony during Homecoming.

Any person taking classes from EOU for more than two terms is eligible to receive awards. Nominating parties do not have to be connected to EOU. The selection of recipients will be decided by the Alumni Association Board of Directors and recipients will be notified by the end of August. Lodging for award winners attending the Honors Ceremony will be provided courtesy of the Alumni Association.

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to graduates of the University or its campus partner programs who, through their chosen career and personal endeavors, have served their community, the state, and Eastern Oregon University, and whose professional contributions and personal achievements have brought honor to themselves and recognition to their alma mater.  

This award is the highest honor the Eastern Oregon University Alumni Association bestows.

Nomination Form

Honorary Alumni Award

The Honorary Alumni Award recognizes consistent support from members of our communities who did not graduate from EOU by naming them Honorary Alumni. The Honorary Alumni Award recognizes individuals whose exemplary service or involvement has made significant contributions to the advancement, reputation, and/or well-being of the university and its community. 

Nomination Form

Dixie Lund Service Award

Dixie Lund Service Award, recognizes meritorious service to EOU in support of the goals, traditions, and mission of the university and/or the Alumni Association. For those of you who don’t know her, this award is named for a former EOU President. Her example of meritorious service is one of the greatest this institution has ever known. 

Nomination Form