Iowa State Memorial Union

Awards & Recognition

Many individuals have given their time and resources to make the Memorial Union a great place for students, alumni, faculty and friends of Iowa State University. The Memorial Union recognizes the contributions of these individuals through our annual awards, the M.J. Riggs Award, the Four Seasons Award and the Harold Pride Service Medallion.


Harold Pride Service Medallion

The Service Medallion was created in 1953 on the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Memorial Union.  MORE


M.J. Riggs Award

This award recognizes individuals or organizations whose contributions have made a specific impact on the Memorial Union. MORE


Four Seasons Award

Individuals recognized through this award have gone above and beyond their formal commitments to help the MU achieve its goals.  MORE


Roger Ferris Student Employee Award

Students who receive this award have gone above and beyond in their student employee role and receive a $1,000 scholarship.  MORE

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