The 杰出校友学院 was created in 2011 by 州立鲍灵格林大学 and its 校友 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, 状态, 社区和BGSU.


Anthony E. 多尔99

安东尼·杜尔安东尼·杜尔, 国际知名作家, won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel “All the Light We Cannot See.小说, 讲述的是二战中两个少年的博天堂官方, topped The New York 蒂姆es bestseller list and remained on the list for more than 200 weeks. Netflix will release a four-part limited series based on the book in November 2023 starring Mark Ruffalo and Hugh Laurie.

克利夫兰人, 俄亥俄州, Doerr also has written the story collections “The Shell Collector” and “Memory Wall,回忆录, 《博天堂官方网站》,以及小说《博天堂官方》(关于 Grace).”

他最新的小说, “云杜鹃之地,是2021年美国国家图书奖的入围作品, a finalist for Novel of the Year in the British Book Awards and winner of the 2022 Grand prix de littérature américaine in France.

Doerr’s work has been translated into more than 40 languages and won many awards, including five O. 亨利奖, 古根海姆奖学金, a National Endowment for the 艺术 Fellowship and the 2010 Story Prize, 被认为是美国最负盛名的奖项.S. 写一本短篇小说集.

他毕业于布伦瑞克的鲍登学院, 缅因州, in 1995 with a degree in history and went on to earn a Master of Fine 艺术 in creative writing in 1999 from BGSU.

Doerr was named among the 100 Most Prominent BGSU alumni in recognition of the University's centennial celebration in May 2010. He was a visiting professor in the BGSU English Department from 1999-2002.

From 2007-10, Doerr was the writer-in-residence for the 状态 of Idaho. He is a former board member of the Log Cabin Literary Center and is involved with the Book Industry Charitable Foundation.


少将. 6月E. 瑞安,USCG(退役.) ‘84

6月瑞安6月瑞安, the first enlisted woman in the Coast Guard to rise to the rank of 少将iral, 一个受欢迎的励志演说家吗, 研讨会负责人和企业培训师. Ryan draws on her 35 years of military service as she leads and develops workforces across the country and around the world.

在她的职业生涯中,瑞恩为女性开辟了新的道路. She was the first woman to serve as the Military Advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security and the third woman in our nation’s history to serve as the Military Aide to the President of the United States.

她在军队中担任过各种各样的领导职务, 包括五个指挥位置,其中两个在海岸警卫队快艇上, 三个地方部队在岸上. 她曾担任海岸警卫队太平洋地区的参谋长, 包括六大洲的地区, 71个国家和超过7400万英里的海洋距离美国. S. 从西方国家到亚洲,从北极到南极洲. 她也是第一个领导联合国的女性,000 men and women of the Ninth Coast Guard District (Great Lakes Region), 她一直担任该职位,直到2017年退休.

While attending 州立鲍灵格林大学, Ryan enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve augmenting small boat crews on weekends at Coast Guard Stations Toledo and Marblehead, 俄亥俄州. Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree in biology in 1984 from 州立鲍灵格林大学 where she was a member of the National Honor Society of Pershing Rifles, 也是陆军后备军官训练队的积极成员. She received a master’s degree in adult education from the University of South Florida and is a graduate of the National Preparedness Initiative (NPLI) from the Harvard School of Public 健康/Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Her personal military awards include the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Award, 两枚国防优异奖章, three Legion of Merits and six Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medals. She wears the Presidential Service Badge and the Secretary of Homeland Security Service Badge.

Ryan是一位活跃的社区领袖和志愿者. She serves as keynote speaker and facilitator for many organizations and community events. When not volunteering she enjoys spending time with her husband of 35+ years, 蒂姆, 他们21岁的女儿, 爱丝琳, 和狗露西.

艾伦W. Schmidthorst ' 17 (Hon.)

艾伦W. SchmidthorstWith holdings in hotels, restaurants and real e状态 management, entrepreneur 艾伦W. Schmidthorst以他的努力和决心而闻名, 被视为酒店和酒店业的领导者.

俄亥俄州本地人, Schmidthorst grew up working alongside his grandfather at his family’s farm in the Cincinnati area. 10岁时,他第一次尝到了创业成功的滋味, 在儿时的家门前卖西瓜和甜玉米. Schmidthorst applied the lessons he learned on the farm throughout his career.

He attended BGSU in 1957 for a year before needing to transition to the workforce. He rose through the ranks at McDonald’s and bought several franchises that he owned for 30 years before selling them and entering the hotel business.

Schmidthorst和他的妻子, 卡罗, 也拥有AWS属性, 提供办公综合服务的企业, 零售及休闲物业. 利马的长期居民, 俄亥俄州, anchored their businesses in the 状态 and expanded throughout the Midwest.

这对夫妇是BGSU的长期支持者, 这是波士顿州立大学历史上最大的一笔学术捐赠. The transformational gift in 2020 established BGSU’s first named college, the 艾伦W. 和卡罗 M. 施密特索尔斯特商学院.

Other gifts also led to the creation of the Schmidthorst Pavilion and Schmidthorst Heritage Hall, 都在斯特罗中心. They have also supported WBGU-TV, as well as many scholarship and athletic funds at the University.

Schmidthorst received an honorary doctorate of business administration from BGSU in 2017.

更新日期:01/03/2024 11:06AM