Alumni Service Nominations
The Delta State University Alumni Association honors distinguished alumni each year at our annual Alumni Awards Gala which is held during Homecoming festivities. If you would like to nominate someone who deserves to be recognized for his/her contributions to DSU, please complete the nomination form below. Descriptions for each award as well as past recipients are listed below the form for your convenience.
Delta State University Alumni Service Award Descriptions
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year: The Outstanding Alumnus of the Year award recognizes an alumnus or alumna who has outstanding accomplishments on an international, national, or local basis and exemplifies the mission of Delta State University through his or her personal life, community service and professional accomplishments.
Hall of Fame Award: The Alumni Hall of Fame is awarded to alumni who have achieved professional distinction and made significant community service contributions at the local, national and/or international level and who have thus brought honor and distinction to Delta State University.
Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award: The Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award recognizes outstanding service and contributions to Delta State University by an alumnus.
Kent Wyatt “Young Alumnus” Service Award: The Kent Wyatt Young Alumnus Service Award seeks to identify, recognize, and award an individual age 40 or under, who has shown a commitment of service for the University and local community.
Henry Outlaw Retired Faculty/Staff Alumni Service Award: The Dr. Henry Outlaw Faculty/Staff Service Award recognizes former DSU faculty or staff members who have had a significant influence in the growth of Delta State University and/or the National Alumni Association.