2019 Award Recipients
The Distinguished Alumni Award
Nathan Lindgren ’63
Physicist Nathan Lindgren ’63 is committed to serving the world beyond his Upper Midwestern roots, and his professional achievements include 40 years as an expert researcher in national defense technologies.
The Alumni Achievement Award
Karine Swensen Moe ’85
Provost and dean of the faculty at Macalester College.
Her leadership contributions at Macalester include restructuring its Institute for Global Citizenship to better integrate multiculturalism and inclusion into the institute’s programs. She has also led efforts to improve Macalester’s hiring of faculty of color, to develop an entrepreneurship program, and to build a new $32 million theater, dance, and classroom building.
Outstanding Service Award
Jerry Appledoorn ’67, Douglas Tate ’70, Robert Gehringer ’71, and John Mittelsteadt ’81
Developed and sustained St. Olaf’s Peruvian Medical Experience, a life-changing experiential learning opportunity for students who are planning careers in health care.