Celebrate Oregon State University’s finest at the 2021 Black and Orange Awards
Thursday, Oct. 21
5:30 p.m. PT
Free, open to the public
Interactive receptions with honorees following the main program
Black and Orange Award Ceremony memory books for the award recipients
Contribute a photo, short message or story on the award recipients' memory books linked below. Each award recipient will receive a copy of their book with your note. Please add your contribution by Oct. 23, 2021.
Make a contribution in the honoree's honor.
Honorees have designated a fund for contributions to be given in their honor. Links to the various funding areas are included below.
Joan Austin Honorary Alumni Award
- Higher education trailblazer and changemaker for students
- Donate to the Human Services Resource Center in Larry's honor
ROMÁN HERNÁNDEZ, ’92
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alumni Legacy Award
- Volunteer and mentor among Latinx students, alumni and community
- Donate to the College of Science Renaissance Fund in Román's honor
WADE WESTHOFF, ’93
Jean and C.H. “Scram” Graham Leadership Award
- Committed OSUAA volunteer and alumni leader
- Donate to the OSUAA Board Scholarship for undergraduate students in Wade's honor
MILIKALEAKONA “TONGA” HOPOI, ’12
Don and Shirley Wirth Young Alumni Award
- Legislative advocate and inclusive community influencer
- Donate to the Asian and Pacific Cultural Center in Tonga's honor.