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Thirty-two to receive new awards during MSU homecoming

October 1, 2013 -- MSU News Service

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Thirty-two individuals associated with Montana State University will receive new awards during ceremonies associated with MSU’s 2013 homecoming, “Leaders and Legends.” The ceremonies, set for Oct. 4, are free and open to the public.

The awards will be presented at ceremonies hosted by each MSU college in honor of homecoming. The awards honor individuals in four categories—alumni achievement, distinguished faculty, distinguished staff and honorary alumni. The awards ceremonies will be hosted Friday, Oct. 4, at the following times and locations:

College of Agriculture: 9-11 a.m., 125 Linfield Hall
College of Arts and Architecture: Noon-2 p.m., Black Box Theatre
College of Education, Health and Human Development: 9:30-11 a.m., Black Box Theatre
College of Engineering: 12-2 p.m., Procrastinator Theatre
College of Letters and Science: 3-5 p.m., Procrastinator Theatre
College of Nursing: 3-5 p.m., Black Box Theatre
Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship: 9-11 a.m., Procrastinator Theatre

Award recipients are listed below by college, award and name:

College of Agriculture
Alumni Achievement Award: Hayden Ferguson
Distinguished Faculty Award: Myles Watts
Distinguished Staff Award: Toby Day
Honorary Alumni Award: Lance Juedeman

College of Arts and Architecture
Alumni Achievement Award: John Dahl
Distinguished Faculty Award: Josh DeWeese
Distinguished Staff Award: Mary Byron
Honorary Alumni Award: Carol Smith

College of Education, Health and Human Development
Alumni Achievement Award: Denise Juneau
Distinguished Faculty Award: Ellen Kreighbaum
Distinguished Staff Award: Sara King
Honorary Alumni Award: Lori Christenson

College of Engineering
Alumni Achievement Award: Michael Sanderson, Margaret Mitchell, Bryan Robertus, Ryan Parker
Distinguished Faculty Award: John Mandell
Distinguished Staff Award: Heidi Sherick
Honorary Alumni Award: Rod Ray

College of Letters and Science
Alumni Achievement Award: Irving Weissman
Distinguished Faculty Award: John Amend
Distinguished Staff Award: Angela Des Jardins
Honorary Alumni Award: Dorothy Bradley

College of Nursing
Alumni Achievement Award: Jeannine M. Brant
Distinguished Faculty Award: Charlene Winters
Distinguished Staff Award: Wendy Minster, Susan Myers-Clack
Honorary Alumni Award: Anna Dennis

Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Alumni Achievement Award: David B. Orser
Distinguished Faculty Award: Michael D. Reilly
Distinguished Staff Award: Halina Rickman
Honorary Alumni Award: Alan R. Kahn

Contact: Kerry Hanson, director of Alumni Relations, (406) 994-7620 or