pure gold, montana state university, recognize those who inspireThe Pure Gold program provides an opportunity to recognize Montana State University faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends for their contributions to the university. Whether it's an individual act, or a sustained effort of exemplary service, nominate outstanding MSU faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends using the form below. Acknowledge their commitment to our university; they are Pure Gold.


Nominations may be submitted by faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of MSU. Those submitting nominations are asked to limit submissions to three per semester. Nominations will be valid for the entire semester. We will now be accepting group nominations. Please attach a photo of the person(s) you would like to recognize. Each week, one nominee or one group nomination, will be selected as Pure Gold from our four campuses. Their name(s), photo(s) and nomination information will be announced in a Wednesday morning email from President Cruzado and posted on the Pure Gold web page.

Instructions: To begin, select your nomination type below. Once you submit the nomination form, you will be asked to upload a photo of the nominee.

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Nominator Information
Nomination Type
Nominee Information
If group, this will be the main representative
Nomination Supporting Statement

Reasons why you wish to nominate this person or group. Consider the following questions in your response and give specific examples (please limit to about 200 words):

  1. How does this person/group go “above and beyond” to serve others?
  2. How does this person/group make positive contributions to the University or the community?
  3. How has this person/group inspired you?
Note: this statement will be made public when the person is selected.
Keep your statement to 200 words or less.

Comments or Suggestions

If you have suggestions on improving the Pure Gold nominations, please email [email protected] or call (406) 994-7462.