October 13, 2003

The MSU Alumni Association honors six alumni with the prestigious Centennial Alumni Achievement Award. The honorees accept recognition for their accomplishments during Homecoming celebrations at 3 p.m. Friday in the Foundation/Alumni Center. The alumni have distinguished themselves through significant achievements in their profession or civic duties and through their dedication to MSU.

College of Nursing Alumna: Patricia Oriet, '69, Bozeman, is a nurse practitioner who worked for many years at the MSU Health Center, and serves on several board of directors such as the MSU-Bozeman College of Nursing. She is a pioneer advocate for women's health.

Excerpt from the MSU-Bozeman News Service story, Oct 8, 2003