CFAES Alumni Awards

The CFAES Alumni Society sponsors an annual awards program to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions throughout their careers.

2024 CFAES Alumni Awards

Date: Friday, October 25, 2024
Time: 5:00 p.m. check in opens, 6:00 p.m. event program begins
Cost: Complimentary
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210-1156
Parking: Parking will be offered on-site. Registered guests will receive a parking pass via email.

Registration: Opens Monday, June 24 at 10 a.m.

2024 Honorees

Meritorious Service Award


Distinguished Alumni


International Alumni Award


Young Professional Achievement Award




Alumni Award Categories

  • Meritorious Service Award: This award publicly recognizes non-alumni and/or alumni of the college who have been singularly significant in CFAES' quest for excellence.
  • Distinguished Alumni Award: This award publicly recognizes those who have brought distinction to themselves and the college at-large through their participation, commitment, and leadership.
  • International Alumni Award: This award is presented to outstanding international College alumni representing, supporting, and promoting CFAES and Ohio State around the globe.
  • Young Professional Achievement Award: This award recognizes alumni for their early professional accomplishments. It provides recognition for these individuals and serves as a stimulus toward further efforts by younger alumni. Nominees are to be 35 years of age or younger at the time of receiving the award.


Nominations are now closed for the 2024 Alumni Awards! The deadline for nominations was January 31, 2024.

However, nominations are open for the 2025 CFAES Alumni Awards.  

If you are interested in nominating an individual for the 2025 CFAES Alumni Awards, criteria are available here.

To nominiate an individual for the 2025 CFAES Alumni Awards, please complete the online nomination form.

Past Honorees

(Please note that individuals are not eligible for any award that they previously were awarded) 

Past Honorees by last name

Past Honorees by year awarded