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Thirty-nine to receive awards during MSU’s homecoming

September 23, 2014 -- MSU News Service

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Thirty-nine individuals associated with Montana State University will receive awards during ceremonies associated with MSU’s 2014 homecoming. The ceremonies, set for Sept. 26, 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: distinguished staff, distinguished faculty, honorary alumni and alumni achievement. The awards ceremonies will be hosted Friday, Sept. 26, at the following times and locations:

College of Agriculture: 9 a.m., 231 Linfield Hall
College of Arts and Architecture: 11 a.m., Leigh Lounge/SUB
College of Education, Health and Human Development: 9:30 a.m., Herrick Hall lounge
College of Engineering: 2 p.m., Procrastinator Theatre/SUB
College of Letters and Science: 11 a.m., Leigh Lounge/SUB
College of Nursing: 3 p.m., Herrick Hall lounge
Honors College: 3 p.m., Museum of the Rockies
Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship: 8:30 a.m., Procrastinator Theatre/SUB

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

College of Agriculture
Distinguished staff award: Brooke Bohannon
Distinguished faculty award: Don Kress
Honorary alumni award: Lochiel Edwards
Alumni achievement award: Mark Jutila 

College of Arts and Architecture
Distinguished staff award: Bill Clinton
Distinguished faculty award: Michael Everts
Honorary alumni award: Iris Model
Alumni achievement award: Jim Dolan 

College of Education, Health and Human Development
Distinguished staff award: Katie Bark
Distinguished faculty award: John Kohl
Honorary alumni award: Mike VanVuren
Alumni achievement award: Anne Teppo 

College of Engineering
Distinguished staff award: Lyman Fellows
Distinguished faculty award: Ted Williams
Honorary alumni award: Chris Nelson
Alumni achievement award and Academy of Distinguished Alumni: Kevin Cummings, Larry Hattery, James Nordahl, Mary Ann Pearce, Bill Wuertz 

College of Letters and Science
Distinguished staff award: Sheila Nielsen
Distinguished faculty award: Gordon “Corky” Brittan
Honorary alumni award: Susan Heyneman
Alumni achievement award: Michelle Larson 

College of Nursing
Distinguished staff award: John Maccagnano
Distinguished faculty award: Kay Chafey
Honorary alumni award: Matt Rognlie
Alumni achievement award: Joyce Dombrouski 

Honors College
Distinguished staff award: Dawn Major
Distinguished faculty award: Neil Cornish, Jack Horner, Michael Miles
Honorary alumni award: Jennifer DeVoe
Alumni achievement award: William Johnstone, Steve Barrett 

Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Distinguished staff award: Linda Ward
Distinguished faculty award: Anne Christensen
Honorary alumni award: Janice Whetstone
Alumni achievement award: Gary Bracken (awarded posthumously)

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