On March 28, 2013, the College honored 17 alumni who have made remarkable contributions or attained significant achievements in their fields.
Back row, L to R: Wy L. Spano, Stephanie Odegard, Scott D. Meyer, Tina M. Karelson, Greg A. Brown; Chris G. Cardozo, Jim A. Stolpestad, Dr. Scott D. Augustine, Dr. Don L. Winkelmann, Dr. Kurt D. Winkelmann
Front row, L to R: Ray W. Foley, Tom H. DuPont, Jackie M. Jodl, Mimi G. Pizzi, Ellen A. Boschwitz, Gloria L. Goetzke, Tom E. Ramsay
The CLA Alumni of Notable Achievement (ANA) program was created in 1994 as part of CLA's 125th anniversary to celebrate and honor the significant achievements and contributions of college alumni. All ANA honorees have been nominated by CLA alumni, faculty, and staff.
Of the college's 120,000 living graduates, approximately 1,300 have been selected as recipients. By honoring its alumni, CLA recognizes and celebrates not only their singular accomplishments but also the collective depth and breadth of their interests, talents, career paths and achievements in all sectors of society.
See a list of all CLA Alumni of Notable Achievement.
- Dr. Scott D. Augustine (M.D. '79; B.E.S., '75), internationally successful inventor, entrepreneur, and doctor
- Ellen A. Boschwitz(B.A. '77, English), admired public servant, business owner, and community volunteer
- Greg A. Brown (B.A. '87, Russian area studies), esteemed U.S. military officer and defense policy leader
- Christopher G. Cardozo (J.D. '77; B.F.A. '72, studio art; B.A. '72, art history), eminent artist, collector and community volunteer
- Thomas H. DuPont (B.A. '67, journalism), innovative communications and branding specialist
- Raymond W. Foley (B.A. '48), exemplar of advertising, public relations, corporate and community leadership
- Gloria L. Goetzke (B.A. '64, sociology), veteran social worker, instructor, and devoted community volunteer
- Jacqueline M. Jodl (B.A. '85, political science), admired business leader and tireless community volunteer
- Tina M. Karelson (M.A. '95, English, B.A '85, English and journalism), recognized advertising leader, writer, and valued community member
- Scott D. Meyer (B.A. '04, journalism), esteemed public relations expert and corporate leader
- Stephanie Odegard (B.A. '69, humanities), successful international entrepreneur and volunteer leader
- Maybeth G. Pizzi (B.A. '80, speech communication), 6-time Daytime Emmy winner, television production; writer and talent sleuth
- Thomas E. Ramsay (B.A. '68, psychology), innovative filmmaker, teacher, and dedicated conservationist
- Wyman Spano (B.A. '60, political science), respected teacher, author, and Minnesota politics expert
- James A. Stolpestad (J.D. '67; B.A. '64, history), venerable Twin Cities attorney, real estate investor, and developer
- Dr. Donald L. Winkelmann (PhD '63, economics), esteemed scholar in economics and agricultural practices
- Dr. Kurt D. Winkelmann (PhD '87, economics; M.A. '82, economics), leading expert in global investment banking and research analysis