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Distinguished Alumni Awards

The CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association’s President’s Medallion for Distinguished Alumni Achievement recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of our alumni.

Their outstanding service to their alma mater and professional achievements are to be applauded, reminding us we should all be proud to be “Part of the Pack.”

The nomination process for this year's awards is now closed.

This year’s honoree will be announced April 1st and will be honored at the 2016 President’s Gala on May 14th.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 719.549.2858 or tracy.samora@csupueblo.edu​, if you have any questions.

We appreciate your continued support of the CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association.

Awards List

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    Awards Received in the 2000's

    2015

    • Doris Kester, A69

    2014

    • Mike Roumph, A90

    2013

    • Chris Turner A03

    2012

    • John Wristen, A84
    • Dr. Dorothy DeNiro, A67

    2006

    • Dr. Robert Geahlen, A75
    • William Gonzales, M.D., A82
    • Betty Martinez, A85, A89
    • Kathleen Ann “Kitty” Kennedy, A75
    • Candice Crain, A04

    2005

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Dr. Robert Novak, A69
    • Outstanding Alumnus Award – Michael Konshak, A81
    • Outstanding Alumna Award – Priscilla Lucero, A99
    • Outstanding Service to the University – Kiyoshi Ukon, A99
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – Patricia Erjavec, A79

    2004

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Mr. Kenneth D. Swann, A75
    • Outstanding Alumnus Award – Henry McIntosh, A66
    • Outstanding Alumna Award – Dr. Karen L. Fowler, A76
    • Outstanding Service to the Community 0 Madelyn Bruning, A67

    2003

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Calvin M. Hopper, A70
    • Outstanding Alumnus – Dr. James M. Hall, A74
    • Outstanding Service to the University – Paul M. Smith, M.D., A86
    • Outstanding Alumna – Dana M. Perino, A94

    2002

    • Alumni Achievement Award – Dr. Ronald Robinson, A68
    • Outstanding Alumnus Award – Dennis Flores, A73
    • Outstanding Alumna Award – Rita Barreras, A74
    • Outstanding Service to the Community Award – Mahlon T. White

    2001

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Dr. John Giardino, A75
    • Outstanding Alumnus – Richard Wadhams, A82
    • Outstanding Alumna – Karen Woods, A75
    • Outstanding Service to the University – Tom Healy
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – Abel J. Tapia

    2000

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – John Castanza
    • Outstanding Alumnus – The Honorable Dennis Maes, A67
    • Outstanding Alumna – Dr. Fran Campbell, A73
    • Outstanding Service to the University – Dr. Sallie Watkins and Dr. Edward DeRose, A54
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – Frances Weaver and Dr. Henry Roman, A69​​​​​
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    Awards Received in the 1990's

    1999

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Frank Sandoval, A70
    • Outstanding Alumnus – Larry Trujillo, A74
    • Outstanding Alumna – Patricia Clark, A93
    • Outstanding Service to the University – Carole Walls, A69
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – State Representative Joyce Lawrence

    1998

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Kevin Hartfield, A81
    • Outstanding Alumnus – Nick Pannunzio, A85
    • Outstanding Alumna – Ladonna (Bond) Hutton, A69
    • Outstanding Service to the University – Ken West
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – Gil Romero
    • Outstanding Student Leadership – Nicole Latino, A98
    • Outstanding Academic Achievement – MeLissa Allen, A98

    1997

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Michael Geesaman, A78
    • Outstanding Alumnus – Len Gregory, A73
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – Frank and Marie Barkman

    1996

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Victor M. Spitzer, A70
    • Outstanding Service to the University – LeVert W. Hoag
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – Walter L. Bassett
    • Special Memorial Award – James R. Beaman, A69

    1995

    • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award – Dwight Neuenschwander, A76
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – C. Gerald Robbe

    1994

    • Outstanding Alumnus – Richard L. Golenda, A59
    • Outstanding Alumna – Mindy Potestio
    • Outstanding Service to the University – Patricia Kelly
    • Outstanding Service to the Community – Dr. Jarvis Ryals
    • Special Service – John, A58 and Dorothy, A59, Mendoza
    • Outstanding Student – Cindy McCombe, A94

    1993

    • Outstanding Service – Robert H. Rawlings
    • Outstanding Student – Patricia Clark, A93

    1992

    • Outstanding Service to the Community – Larry E. Trujillo, Jr., A74

    1991

    • Outstanding Service to the University - Paul Jones
    • Outstanding Service to the Community - Gus Sandstrom

    1990

    • Outstanding Service to the University - Terrie Shirley
    • Outstanding Service to the Community - Scott Houser
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    Awards Received in the 1980's

    1989

    • Outstanding Service to the University - The Pueblo Chieftain
    • Outstanding Service to the Community - Paulette Moore

    1988

    • Outstanding Service to the University - Ethelyn Potestio
    • Outstanding Service to the Community - Bob Hawkins

    1987

    • Outstanding Service to the University - Kay and Madge Becher
    • Outstanding Service to the Community - David L. Cardinal

    1986

    • Outstanding Alumnus - Joan Potestio
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    Awards Received in the 1970's

    1979

    • Outstanding Alumnus - Fred Dixon

    1978

    • Outstanding Alumnus - Frank J. Yaklich Jr.

    1977

    • Outstanding Alumnus - Clifford T. Seymour

    1974

    • Outstanding Alumnus - Jim Beaman

    1973

    • Outstanding Alumnus - Ethelyn Jones Potestio

    1972

    • Outstanding Alumnus - Katherine Keating

    1971

    • Outstanding Alumnus - John B. Naughton​​​​​

Events

Aug 23

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

10th Annual Student Employment and Involvement Festival (SEIF) on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m at the Fountain Plaza....

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