Distinguished Alumni

The Riverland Community College Distinguished Alumni Award is awarded to an individual who has distinguished himself or herself within the collegiate environment or are otherwise noteworthy. The Distinguished Alumni recipient will be recognized at the Riverland Community College commencement exercises.

Selection criteria;

  • Attended or graduated from Riverland Community College or any of its previous names located in Albert Lea, Austin, and Owatonna
  • Made a significant contribution to Riverland’s vision to achieve Best-in-Class status in programs through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Helped to establish and/or strengthen Riverland’s community partnerships
  • Contributed to a community in a significant way

To be considered for the award, a nominee must have attended one of these schools:

  • Albert Lea Area Vocational
    Technical Institute
  • Albert Lea/Mankato Technical College
  • Albert Lea Technical College
  • Albert Lea Technical Institute
  • Austin Area Vocational School
  • Austin Community College
  • Austin Junior College
  • Austin State Junior College
  • Austin Technical College
  • Austin Technical Institute
  • Minnesota Riverland Technical College
  • Owatonna Extension Center - Austin State Junior College
  • Owatonna Higher Education Center
  • Owatonna College and University Center
  • Riverland Community College

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Director of Alumni Relations
1900 8th Ave NW
Austin, MN 55912 

Email to: Kimberly.nelson@riverland.edu


Deadline: Friday March 6, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.  Late nominations will not be considered.


Contact Information

  • Kim Nelson
    Riverland Alumni Association
    Austin Campus Office A206
    1900 8th Ave NW
    Austin, MN 55912