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Awarding excellence

The College of Education and Human Sciences recognizes exemplary alumni with two awards, Hall of Fame and Outstanding Alumni. These awards are presented annually at the Hall of Fame Banquet.
Important Dates: 
  • April 23, 2021 – Hall of Fame Banquet

Hall of Fame

This lifetime achievement award is the highest honor bestowed by the college. Hall of Fame inductees should exemplify the values of Oklahoma State University and the college through their service to others, leadership achievements, professional accomplishments and community contributions. Additionally, recipients’ personal and professional successes have brought honor and distinction to OSU and, ultimately, make society a better place. Those nominated for this prestigious award must be an Oklahoma State University graduate from a College of Education and Human Sciences undergraduate or graduate degree program (this included degrees earned from the College of Education, Health and Aviation and the College of Human Sciences, as well as the College of Education and Human Sciences).

 

  1. The selection committee may induce one of the recipient(s) posthumously.
  2. Living recipients must attend the induction ceremony. The committee will choose an alternate in the event one of those originally selected cannot attend. The individual originally selected will remain in the nominee pool for later consideration.
  3. Nominees must be graduates of the College of Education, Health and Aviation, College of Human Sciences and/or the College of Education and Human Sciences of Oklahoma State University.
  4. Evaluation of nominees is based on their contributions to society, professional accomplishments and their contributions to the college and OSU. While not mandatory criteria, contributions to the advancement of the College of Education and Human Sciences and/or OSU and service to the OSU may be considered.
  5. Officers of the College Alumni Society and members of the OSU Alumni Association Board of Directors are not eligible for this award. 
  6. Persons employed by Oklahoma State University; members of the OSU Board of Regents; persons active in positions directly relating to University operations, such as state officials, state legislators, and members of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, are not eligible.
  7. Nominations remain in the nominee pool for three years. After three years, the individual’s nomination must be submitted again for consideration.

 

*Nominations for 2021 Hall of Fame are now closed.

 

Outstanding Alumni

The Outstanding Alumni award is given to those who demonstrate significant promise toward establishing a distinguished career and making impactful contributions to their profession and beyond. Honorees seek opportunities to grow in their talents and purposefully serve others. Their quest for excellence is shown through their accomplishments, service to the community and leadership potential.  Those nominated for this award must be an Oklahoma State University graduate from a College of Education and Human Sciences undergraduate or graduate degree program (this included degrees earned from the College of Education, Health and Aviation and the College of Human Sciences, as well as the College of Education and Human Sciences).

 

  1. The selection committee may induce one of the recipient(s) posthumously.
  2. Living recipients must attend the induction ceremony. The committee will choose an alternate in the event one of those originally selected cannot attend. The individual originally selected will remain in the nominee pool for later consideration.
  3. Nominees must be graduates of the College of Education, Health and Aviation, College of Human Sciences and/or the College of Education and Human Sciences of Oklahoma State University.
  4. Nominees will be judged according to the significant promise toward establishing a distinguished career and making impactful contributions to their profession and beyond. Seeking opportunities to grow in their talents and purposefully serve others.
  5. Officers of the College Alumni Society and members of the OSU Alumni Association Board of Directors are not eligible for this award.
  6. Persons employed by Oklahoma State University; members of the OSU Board of Regents; persons active in positions directly relating to University operations, such as state officials, state legislators, and members of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, are not eligible.
  7. Nominations remain in the nominee pool for three years.  After three years, the individual’s nomination must be submitted again for consideration.

 

*Nominations for 2021 Outstanding Alumni are now closed.

 

Contact

Harlie Runner Events and Engagement CoordinatorMarketing and Communications210C Human Sciences West405.744.8933

harlie.runner@okstate.edu

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