Academy of Distinguished Alumni

The Academy of Distinguished Alumni was created in 2011 by Bowling Green State University and its Alumni Association. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the University and was established to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of alumni who have made significant  contributions to their chosen professional field and/or through their community involvement. The University is proud to honor those alumni who have inspired their country, state, community and BGSU.

The  2017 Academy of Distinguished Alumni ceremony will be held on Thursday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The 2017 inductees are:

  • Gregory Forte '76 
  • Asim Husain ’95
  • Robert Rothermel '65 
  • Julie Ann (Sebo) ’86 Schmelzle 
  • Dr. Thomas M. Shehab ’90

For assistance or questions about this invitation only event, call Diana Foster at 888-839-2586.