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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Distinguished Alumni Awards

The purpose of the Distinguished Alumni Awards is to honor alumni who have enhanced the reputation of the University through their actions, hard work and achievement.

Event Information


Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m.


Minnesota State University, Mankato

Centennial Student Union - Ballroom


Do you know an extraordinary alumna or alumnus? Nominate a candidate for a Distinguished Alumni Award! All nominees will remain eligible within the specified award category for a total of three years.

2018 Achievement Award

Dr. Patrick Dean, '78

2018 Humanitarian Award

Doris Wigand, '44

2018 Harold J. Fitterer Service Award

Rod Schmidt, '73

2018 Young Alumni Award

Jon Whiting, '09

Thank you to our hospitality partner, The Courtyard by Marriott
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