Call for Nominations: Horticultural Science Distinguished Alumnus Award

Nominations are now open for the Department of Horticultural Science Distinguished Alumnus Award. This award will honor an alumnus/alumna who has attained professional distinction in horticultural science as evidenced by outstanding professional achievement on a state, national, or international level.

Nominees will be chosen based on demonstrated distinction in their professional lives, recognition as an authority within the field of horticultural science, and exceptional service to or volunteer activities in her/his field. The recipient will receive the award in the spring of 2018 at HortSci Grows.

Anyone may nominate an individual for this award, and individuals are welcome to self-nominate. Nominations are due at 11:59 p.m. on June 15, 2017. Eligibility requirements and award criteria are at

Please contact Echo Martin at or 612-624-4242 with any questions.

May 25, 2017

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