VERMILLION, S.D. – Each year during Dakota Days, the USD Alumni Association recognizes outstanding alumni at the Unleash Your Legacy: Alumni Achievement Awards event. The recipients are honored in four categories: Service to the University, Public Service, Professional Achievement and Emerging Leader.
This year’s Unleash Your Legacy reception and Alumni Achievement Awards presentation will take place on Friday, October 4, 2019 during the 105th Dakota Days.
Service to the University
Recognition will honor an alum that best demonstrates a unique contribution and sustained service that will leave a lasting impact on the university community, whether through employment, public service, organization leadership or a combination of considerations.
Recognition will honor an alum that best exemplifies leadership in public service or community service in the spirit of volunteerism. Service is considered based on the breadth and depth of the service and in context of the commitment to lifelong service engagement.
Recognition considers the alum’s record of professional and career service at the local, state, national or international level. The award honors the alum who has distinguished himself or herself through meritorious service to the profession itself and/or society through advancing the university’s liberal arts values.
Recognition will honor an alum that best exemplifies leadership in public service or professional accomplishment. Eligible nominees include alumni who have graduated from USD within the past 10 years.
To nominate outstanding alumni, head to: www.usdalumni.com/alumni-spotlight/unleash-your-legacy.