Nominations Open for 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award

Release Date: March 11, 2024

Categories: Media Release

Nominations are open for the 2024 Riverland Community College Distinguished Alumni Award which recognizes contributions Riverland alumni make and increases the pride all alumni, students, staff and faculty have for Riverland.

The Riverland Distinguished Alumni Award honors alumni in recognition of their achievement and contributions to their career field, meaningful service to their community, or advocacy of higher education and/or Riverland. By honoring our former students, we hope to inspire today’s student to strive for both personal and professional success. The Distinguished Alumni recipient will be recognized at the Riverland Community College commencement May 10.

To be considered for the award, a nominee must have attended one of these colleges that now are considered Riverland Community College:

• 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

Deadline to nominate for the 2024 award is Friday, March 31, 2024. Late nominations will not be considered. Online nominations to are encouraged.