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Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award is the Unversity's highest award and recognizes those who have given exemplary service to university or community.


Diversity Community Member Award

A community member or organization will be recognized for furthering the principles and values of affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity.


Emeriti Old Main Award

The Spirit of Old Main Award is the expression of our heritage of education, generosity, and selfless service. It has been created to recognize the role of retired faculty and staff in advancing Utah State University.

  • Coordinating Office: University Advancement
  • Nomination Deadline: April 1 (for 2018 recognition/event)
  • Recognition Event: Old Main Society Dinner (November 3, 2017)
  • Nomination Process & Materials (coming soon!)
  • Past Recipients
  • Contact: Scott Olson, scott.olson@usu.edu, (435) 797-0931

New Generation of Old Main Award

New Generation of Old Main Award is presented to an Alumnus 40 years of age or under who has been inducted into the Old Main Society through their accumulated giving to Utah State University.  This award recognized those young donors who have have made a commitment to philanthropy to Utah State University.

  • Coordinating Office: University Advancement
  • Nomination Deadline: April 1 (for 2018 recognition/event)
  • Recognition Event: Old Main Society Dinner (November 3, 2017)
  • Nomination Process & Materials (coming soon!)
  • Past Recipients
  • Contact: Scott Olson, scott.olson@usu.edu, (435) 797-0931

Spirit of Old Main

The Spirit of Old Main Award is the expression of our heritage of education, generosity, and selfless service. It has been created to recognize the role of individuals in advancing Utah State University.

  • Coordinating Office: University Advancement
  • Nomination Deadline: April 1 (for 2018 recognition/event)
  • Recognition Event: Old Main Society Dinner (November 3, 2017)
  • Nomination Process & Materials (coming soon!)
  • Past Recipients
  • Contact: Scott Olson, scott.olson@usu.edu, (435) 797-0931