Each year the college recognizes alumni at the Celebration of Excellence event who have made significant contributions to the field or the College of Human Ecology. To nominate an alumnus in one of the following categories, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to February 1 of each year.
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes alumni for achievements in their careers, leadership in their communities, and their support of K-State and the College of Human Ecology.
The Distinguished Research Award recognizes a Human Ecology graduate's significant contributions to humanity, K-State and his or her profession through research.
The Entrepreneur Award recognizes a Human Ecology graduate's entrepreneurial spirit and success in business.
This award recognizes a Human Ecology graduate who provides leadership to a major business, association or institution and who has a sustained interest in the College of Human Ecology.
The Friend of the College Award recognizes significant ongoing support by demonstrating significant leadership on behalf of the College at the community, state or federal level.
The Public Advocacy Award recognizes a person or organization for their impact on issues important to the field of human ecology.
The Rising Professional Award is given to honor significant contributions in the field of human ecology by a graduate in the early stages of his or her career.
The College of Human Ecology Partner Award is given to honor individuals at corporations who have provided sustained partnerships with the college to enhance student and faculty research, internships, or other educational opportunities.