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Award Description

Arkansas State University-Beebe Outstanding Alumni Award recognizes graduates who have reached exceptional levels of professional achievement. 

The purpose is to recognize the educational and career achievements of ASU-Beebe alumni, their success as leaders in their professional field and the impact they have had and will continue to have on society and their profession.  The award recipients are considered outstanding role models for current students.

Award Criteria

Ideal candidate must:

•  Be a graduate of ASU-Beebe


•  Have achieved significant recognition or accomplishment in their chosen field, community service or service to ASU-Beebe.

Exclusions from Eligibility:
• Members of the current faculty and staff of ASU-Beebe.


Nomination guidelines/format

The application process is simple and open to all. We encourage you to nominate someone you know for this honor.

When submitting a nomination for the ASU-Beebe Outstanding Alumni Award, please submit the following via email to, mail to the address listed below or simply fill out this form:


•  Official nomination form (click here)

•  A 1‐page candidate overview or letter, which establishes the nominee’s credentials

•  Documentation which supports your nomination

(examples include but are not limited to: candidate’s CV/resume, letters of support, work samples, company news releases, etc.)


Mailing Address

ASU-Beebe - Office of Advancement
Attn: Andrea Cole, Development Officer/Major Gifts
P.O. Box 1000
Beebe, AR 72012

Nominations must be RECEIVED by 11:59 p.m. CT FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2023 to be eligible.




•  Eligible nominations are reviewed by the ASU-Beebe Selection Committee. Award selections will be made early June.

•  Nominees not selected will be held over for reconsideration for additional years. If necessary, rollover nominations must be modified to fit within current guidelines/award criteria.



Immediately upon selection, award recipients and nominator(s) will be notified. Recipient names will be made public after individual award recipients have agreed to accept the award.

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Jason Ulsperger, 1995

"Support and inspiration from faculty helped me hone in on potential careers. I soon realized I wanted to teach and write. My instructors told me an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts would provide solid footing, and they were right.”
                         -Dr. Jason Ulsperger

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