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.
Photos and videos from this event may be used in Oregon State University promotional materials. By attending this event, you consent to have your photo taken and appear in videos and allow use of these photographs and videos by OSU, the Foundation or the Alumni Association for promotional purposes.
Joan Austin Honorary Alumni Award
- Higher education trailblazer and changemaker for students
- Donate to the Human Services Resource Center in Larry's honor
KATE, ’83, AND JOHN STIREK, ’82
Martin Chaves Lifetime Achievement Award
- Proud supporters of OSU Athletics and the success of student-athletes
- Donate to the Beyond Football program in Kate and John'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.