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Northwest Missouri State University

Alumni News

2009 Alumni Award recipients

Last year's recipients were (from left) Dr. Elise Gutshall '00 (Young Alumni), Dr. Frances Shipley '61 (Distinguished Faculty Emeritus), Dr. Mark Corson (Distinguished Faculty), Mary Hamilton Purdy '72 (Distinguished Alumni) and Dave Snider '80, '83 (Turret Service Award).

Nominations sought for Northwest Alumni Award recipients

The Northwest Alumni Association is seeking nominations for individuals to be honored at its annual awards program. Awards will be presented to alumni, faculty and friends of the university who have demonstrated professional achievement or extraordinary dedication to Northwest.

"There are so many talented Northwest alumni and friends doing great things, and it's a pleasure for the Northwest Alumni Association to have the honor of publicly recognizing the accomplishments of these deserving individuals each year," said Steve Sutton, director of alumni relations.

Nominations, which must be received by Monday, Feb. 15, are being accepted in the following categories:

Nomination forms are available at and at the Alumni House.

This year's Alumni Awards Banquet is Oct. 1 in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom on the Northwest campus.

For more information, contact the Northwest Alumni Association at or 660.562.1248.