Reminder: Nominate for Honorary Recognition, Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Service Awards by May 23

CALS invites nominations for its 2014 Honorary Recognition Award, Distinguished Service Award, and Distinguished Alumni Award. These are the highest honors bestowed by the college and to celebrate CALS’s 125th year, the college will honor new awardees as well as those who preceded them. Nominations are due by May 23.

The Honorary Recognition Award was first offered in 1909 and has been presented to more than 500 individuals for outstanding service and leadership in the areas of agriculture, life sciences, natural resources and social science.

In 1994, the college introduced the Distinguished Service Award to recognize CALS faculty and staff members for commendable service to the college and university, to citizens of Wisconsin, and to people around the nation and the world.

The Distinguished Alumni Award, introduced in 2009, recognizes a CALS alumna or alumnus with a career of outstanding achievement through extraordinary contributions to one’s chosen field or an exemplary record of public service.

Nomination information for each award and a listing of past honorees is available at  Nominations are due May 23, 2014.