Now Accepting Nominations for 2014 CAS Alumni Awards

Posted on: August 6, 2013

Nominations are being accepted now through Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, for the 2014 College of Communication Arts & Sciences Alumni Awards. The awards are presented each each year at a special Celebration Dinner during the weekend of MSU's Spring Commencement.

The CAS Alumni Awards are among the top honors presented by the college, selected annually by the college’s alumni board. CAS alumni and friends may be nominated to receive one of the following awards:

  • Honorary Alumni Award, recognizing individuals who continue to support and volunteer their time and expertise to MSU and CAS;
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, celebrating alumni who have achieved the highest level of professional or academic accomplishment and demonstrated service to CAS and the community;
  • Rising Star Award, honoring an alumnus or alumna who graduated within the past 10 years and has a strong record of accomplishment and service to the community.

If you know an alumnus or alumna or a friend of the college who is deserving of one of these awards, you can nominate that person by submitting the 2014 Alumni Awards Nomination Form online. Nominators also must submit a current resume of the nominee, a minimum of two letters of support and any additional supporting documentation to complete the nomination. Materials must be submitted by Friday, September 20, 2013, via email to or mail:

404 Wilson Road, Room 205

East Lansing, MI, 48824-1212

Attn: Rachael Zylstra, Alumni Relations Coordinator

To see a list of last year’s recipients, go to the 2013 Alumni Award Recipients page. 

For more information, contact Alumni Relations Coordinator Rachael Zylstra at or 517.432.7207.

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