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Alumni and Friends - Awards and Accolades

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Alumni and Friends - Awards and Accolades

As we are in the process of combining the College of Human Sciences and the College of Education, Health and aviation, we have temporarily suspended 2020 alumni award nominations. We anticipate awarding the first-ever new college alumni awards in 2021. Additional details, including selection criteria and nomination deadlines will be shared at a later date. Please check back for updated information. Questions can be directed to

CoHS Alumni Hall of Fame Award

Induction into the College of Human Sciences’ Alumni Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed upon an individual by the Oklahoma State University’s College of Human Sciences.  This award is extended to alumni in recognition of their professional accomplishments and service to society, as well as their contributions to the College and/or the University, thus bringing honor and distinction to the College of Human Sciences and OSU.

CoHS Distinguished Alumni Award

The College of Human Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award was established in 1977 to recognize alumni who are established in their professions and whose career accomplishments have been outstanding.

CoHS Rising Star Award

This award recognizes alumni for outstanding and significant professional accomplishments during the first ten years following graduation/degree completion.

CoHS Honorary Alumni Award

Given to individuals who are not CoHS alumni, this award is public recognition for specific and meritorious service to the College, including contributions to the advancement of the College of Human Sciences.