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Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute Seeks Award Nominees

Posted: Apr 11, 2024

The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) at North Dakota State University is seeking nominees for its annual awards which honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to transportation in the region.

"Our list of previous award winners is a distinguished list of individuals who have improved the quality of life, economic vitality, and connectivity to the rest of the world for residents of our region," UGPTI Director Denver Tolliver noted. "It is our hope that our awards not only recognize current leaders, but inspire the future leaders in the transportation industry."

Descriptions of the award criteria, lists of previous award winners, and an online nomination form can be found at www.ugpti.org/awards/. Awards are due by May 6.

The UGPTI presents three awards each year.

  • The John M. Agrey Award recognizes and honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the state of North Dakota, its citizens and its business community through involvement in transportation.
  • The Chairman's Award recognizes individuals for contributions to transportation research, education and outreach at NDSU, and/or contributions to the viability of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute.
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have had a distinguished career in a transportation-related field. The award is based on long-term professional excellence in the field of transportation.

The awards and several scholarships will be presented at the UGPTI’s 28th Annual Awards Banquet October 10 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fargo.

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050