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SVSU Alumni Awards

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The most prestigious award presented by the SVSU Alumni Association, the Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to a graduate of SVSU in recognition of distinguished service and accomplishment in any field of human endeavor that enhances the prestige of the University.

The Honorable Manvel Trice III, B.A. 1998
10th Judicial District Court for Saginaw County

College of Arts & Behavioral Sciences

James Terry, B.B.A 1986
Owner of P.F. Markey Inc. and R&S Cuttergrind

Scott L. Carmona College of Business & Management

Rachel Snell, B.A. 2002, M.Ed. 2005
Interim Superintendent at Carrollton Public Schools

College of Education

Stacey Klump, B.S.N. 1996, M.S.N. 2009
Director, Medical Surgical Services, Covenant

Crystal M. Lange College of Health & Human Services

Mary Draves, B.S. 1994, M.S. 2001
Global Director, The Dow Chemical Company

College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Dr. Ashley Holdsworth-Rossman, B.S. 2008
Opthalmologist at Traverse City Eye

College of Science, Engineering & Technology

The Veteran Alumni Award is presented to an outstanding alum who has served our country with distinction through one of the armed forces, and who also has exemplified their SVSU degree by creating personal and professional successes.

Douglas Szczepanski B.A. 2011
Retired, Sergeant, United States Army
Iraqi War Combat Veteran

College of Arts & Behavioral Sciences

The Young Alumni Award recognizes a Cardinal who has contributed to student and campus life, has a strong affinity for and connection to SVSU, has been recognized for a strong work ethic, and has shown evidence of professional achievement and civic service. This is awarded to an alum within five years of graduation.

Olivia Arnold, B.S.N. 2015
Doctorate Student at University of Pennsylvania


Crystal M. Lange College of Health & Human Services

The Future Alumni Award is presented to an SVSU student of junior or senior class standing who has contributed to student and campus life, has a strong affinity for and connection to SVSU, has been recognized for a strong work ethic, and has shown evidence of professional achievement and civic service.

Danielle Slonac, B.B.A. 2018

Scott L. Carmona College of Business & Management