Presented by the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, these awards recognize the CSE Alumni Society or program  as a leader in offering excellent programs with substantial reach and impact.

2010 Program Extraordinaire Award
for the phenomenal expansion of Tech Fest

2009 Outstanding Alumni Society of the Year

2006 Program Extraordinaire
for excellence in programming (Tech Fest 2006)

2005 Society of the Year

2004 Program Extraordinaire Award
for K-12 committee’s creative partnership with FIRST Lego League

2004 Faculty/Staff Volunteer of the Year
Richard Westerlund (EE ’60)

2004 Student Volunteer of the Year
Peri Periakaruppan (Biosystems ’04)

2003 National Volunteer of the Year
Jim Clausen (AEM 1963, M.S. 1965)

2003 Rising Star Award
Grant Erickson (EE ’96, M.S. ’98), Bay Area chapter

2002 Program Extraordinaire Award
for excellence in programming

2002 Student Volunteer of the Year
Sara DeRosier (Geology, Geophysics ’04)

2001 Program Extraordinaire Award
for “Cosmic Cabaret,” an IT Public Lecture

2001 Grand Gold Award
for sustained excellence in programming

2001 Society of the Year
Honorable Mention

2000 Program Extraordinaire Award
for the Science & Technology Banquet

2000 Grand Gold Award
for sustained excellence in programming

2000 Hats Off Award
Mike Cepek (CSci ’84)

1999 Society of the Year

1995 Society of the Year

1994 Program Extraordinaire Award
for the IT Mentor Program

1993 National Volunteer of the Year
Bryan Beaulieu (Mechanical ’72)

1988 Program Extraordinaire
for “Developing Effective Job Search Skills”

1987 Society of the Year

1986 Program Extraordinaire
for Science and Technology Day