Sun Devil achievers sought for 3 upcoming Alumni Association award events

Aug. 23, 2016/Tempe, Ariz. – Arizona State University’s alumni base, now 496,000 strong, is filled with Sun Devils who have used their ASU education to help others, enrich the community, and make the world a better place. The community officially is invited to help the ASU Alumni Association locate candidates for three upcoming award programs, which will honor graduates of the institution who have made significant contributions in a variety of areas of achievement.


Nominees currently are being sought for the following awards:


Homecoming Awards:  The association presents two awards at Homecoming – the Alumni Service Award, which recognizes distinguished, exemplary and extraordinary service to ASU and the Alumni Association by an alumnus/alumna; and the Alumni Appreciation Award, which is presented to a community member who is not a graduate of ASU for contributions that have enhanced the stature and success of ASU and the Alumni Association.

This year, the awards will be presented at halftime of the ASU-Washington State Homecoming game on Oct 22. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3.


Founders’ Day Awards: The Alumni Association's Founders' Day Awards Dinner is one of the organization's signature events. Honorees at this event include faculty, staff, alumni and philanthropists whose contributions to the university and the community at large exemplify the pioneering spirit of the founders of the institution. Founders’ Day will be held on March 16, 2017. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28.


Sun Devil 100 Awards: This event highlights ASU’s incredible history of entrepreneurial leadership and celebrates the achievements of Sun Devil-owned and Sun Devil-led businesses across the country. The next Sun Devil 100 ceremony is scheduled for April 25, 2017. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.


For additional information on these awards, to make a nomination, as well as learn about the Alumni Association’s other community awards, visit: