The Emeritus Alumni Society presents three prestigious awards each year during the Emeritus Alumni Society Weekend each spring.
Nominations for the 2017 EAS Awards are currently being accepted.
Commitment to Excellence Award
Created in 1991, the Commitment to Excellence Award recognizes member(s) of the Florida State Emeritus Alumni Society who have long-standing records of devotion to the university and personal achievements that reflect honor on the university.
Joyce Cayce Black, '48
Richard Arthur Kurras, ‘52
Tex Meachem, ‘57
Donna Lou Askew, '55
Hugh Durham, '59, '61
Nancy Sheridan, '57
Don Alford, '57
Ron Hobbs, '62, '67
Marjorie Wessel, '52
Pat Hogan, '55
Jim Melton, '75
Dr. Ray Solomon, '51, '58
Margaret “Peggy” Everett (B.A. ’63)
Richard “Dick” Puckett (B.S. ’58 M.S. ’60)
Dean Eyman Distinctive Service Award
Created in 2001, this award recognizes non-alumni faculty or personnel (living or deceased) not previously recognized by the university for:
- Providing guidance, concern, incentive, and direction for students;
- Maintaining a pecial relationship and commitment to students' concerns; and
- Contributing to the development of the university.
Sherrill Williams Ragans
No 2014 recipient
Dr. Jim Jones
Dr. Dale W. Lick
Conradi Lifetime Achievement Award
Created in 1998, this award honors a deceased member of the Florida State Emeritus Alumni Society who had a life-long record of faithful service to the university and personal achievement(s) that are a tribute to Florida State.
No 2012 recipient
No 2014 recipient
No 2015 recipient
Gene Ready, '64
Clifford Ross Hinkle (B.S. '71)
denotes video is available
If you have questions about the Emeritus Alumni Society Awards or the nomination process, contact Torri Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850.644.2765.