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Alumni Awards

Submit 2023 Nominations Here (Deadline March 31)

 

South Dakota Mines alumni are honored in three categories: March Medal, Outstanding Recent Graduate, and Distinguished Alumni. The Hardrocker Heritage Alumni Awards Gala, held during Rocker Days, is an annual event where award recipients are recognized. 

The Outstanding Recent Graduate award honors graduates who have achieved exemplary career progress and recognition within ten years of their graduation. The individuals selected for this award serve as excellent role models to showcase the importance of continued personal growth in a rapidly changing world. Navigate the menu to the right or click here to view current and former recipients of this award.

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who make outstanding contributions to their careers, their communities, and to Mines.  Navigate the menu to the right or click here to to view current and former recipients of this award.

The Guy E. March Medal may be presented to a Mines graduate in recognition of the individual’s positive interaction with students, the university and the alumni of South Dakota Mines. Graduates who receive the March Medal exemplify the caring spirit of Dr. Guy March. Click to view recent recipients and former recipients of this award.

Mines Advancement Fund

The Mines Advancement Fund supports the greatest needs of our students and faculty, including scholarships, department resources, facilities updates, industry partnerships, and more. With every dollar gifted to the Mines Advancement Fund, the Center for Alumni Relations & Advancement raises an average of $9 more to support departments, scholarships, and programs. 
 
Consider designating your gift to the Mines Advancement Fund to maximize your influence at South Dakota Mines.