Eastern Michigan University

Alumni Awards

Nominations are now closed for the 2017 Alumni Awards.


Eastern Michigan University alumni make amazing things happen. Their accomplishments benefit both society and campus. Their careers showcase innovative talent, dedication, passion and desire to affect change. Join us in celebrating our 2017 Alumni Awards recipients as we acknowledge  their achievements and service.


Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient

N.J. Akbar ’07, '09 • Assistant Dean of Academic Diversity Success at Kent State University

James P. Grinias '09 • Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Rowan Univeristy


Alumni Achievement Award Recipients

Stacey N. Chamberlin '01  • Vice President of DC1 Group

Lisa Moore '11 • Senior Designer and Team Leader for dPOP


Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Charles S. Kettles '79 • Medal of Honor Recipient and Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles S. Kettles

 Donna M. Inch '78, '84 • Retired Chairman and CEO, Ford Motor Land Development Corp., Ford Motor Company


Dr. John W. Porter Distinguished Service Award Recipient

 Bert I. Greene '55 • Professor of Teacher Education and Former President of Emertus Faculty at Eastern Michigan University


View 56th Annual Alumni Awards

View 55th Annual Alumni Awards