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Our Alumni

Membership in the Olds College Alumni Association is open to any person who has attended the College. Past and present College staff and faculty are also members of our Alumni Association. The OCAA strives to help alumni stay connected to their fellow alumni, and to Olds College of Agriculture & Technology. Alumni are always welcome to visit Olds College.

Hall of Fame and Hall of Merit Nominations

Congratulations to the 2023 Hall of Fame & Hall of Merit inductees! 

OCAA Board

The OCAA Board represents the alumni constituency, providing advice, and determining policy. Board members are elected and serve without financial remuneration. The Alumni Board meets four times annually. If you are interested in being more involved with the OCAA or being a part of any sub-committees, contact the OCAA or the Alumni Office.

The Directors and Officers of the Association constituting the Board are:

  • President: Michael Frankiw, Class of 2021, Agriculture Management Double Major

  • Vice President: Ethan Williams, Class of 2018, Sports Management Diploma and Business Certificate

  • Secretary: Jonathan Kazimir, Class of 2022, Bachelor of Applied Science - Agribusiness

  • Treasurer: Hailee Walde, Class of 2016, Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Director: Stephanie Wakefield, Class of 2019, Hospitality & Tourism

  • Faculty Association Representative: Nicole Zukiwsky, Livestock Instructor, Werklund School of Agriculture Technology

  • Olds College Liaison: Chris Johnson, Senior Development Partner

Alumni Association Call for Board Members

The Olds College Alumni Association Board of Directors is currently looking for individuals to serve on the Board as Directors, which consist of the following duties:

  • General board member for voting purposes
  • Sit on various committees in support of the organizations mission & vision

All board members are looked upon to share the Alumni story and promote the college in various ways. If you are interested in these volunteer positions and joining our prestigious Board, please email

Annual Alumni Reunion

The Alumni Association has not hosted an alumni reunion since 2019. However, we encourage groups to reach out and plan their own smaller reunion events. If you would like a tour of campus, reach out to

Alumni Museum

The Alumni Museum maintains an impressive collection of archives and artifacts that ensure our rich century-long history is preserved as a legacy for future generations. The collection is used by members of the college community for reference or displayed at events showcasing Olds College’s distinguished achievements. It is maintained by our dedicated Museum Committee, a group of caring volunteers dedicated to ensuring that future generations of Olds College students can see how things used to be.

The Museum is located on the lower level of the Learning Resource Centre.

Hours vary throughout the year. Call 780.603.8453 to arrange an appointment.

Awards and Prizes

OCAA honours deserving alumni and supports current students as they work their way toward graduation. We do this through five different awards and prizes that are presented annually.
  • Good Samaritan Award - Established in 1978, this award is a tribute to Frank Stevens, Class of 1924. The award is presented to a student who demonstrates unselfishness, generosity, compassion, a love for people and celebrates the success of the individuals with disabilities.
  • OCAA Entrance Bursary - Awarded to five first or second year students, the OCAA Entrance Bursaries are based on financial need and activity in the community. Recipients must have a grade point average of 2.50 or higher.
  • OCAA Proficiency Prizes - Awarded to two students every year, our Proficiency Prizes are awarded to graduating students who have shown excellence in academics, leadership, and participation in extra-curricular activities.<
  • OCAA Graduation Award - Presented to a graduating Olds College Students Association elected member, the Graduation Award rewards student leadership, positivity, and excellence in academics and activity in student groups, clubs, and teams.

Hall of Fame and Hall of Merit

The Olds College Alumni Association gives special award to alumni or former college staff who have distinguished themselves by making significant contributions to Olds College, the community, society, and/or their chosen career or industry. The awards are presented at an Awards Reception is held at the annual Summer Reunion in July. Stop by the lower level of the Learning Resource Centre to see the Alumni Hall of Fame (eligible to alumni age 41 years or older) and Alumni Hall of Merit (eligible to alumni age 40 years or younger) inductees.

Get Involved

The Olds College Alumni Association is always looking for dedicated alumni who want to get involved, get connected, and support Olds College. Please contact us if you have interest in assisting with any of the following:

  • Alumni Association Board or Executive
  • Museum Committee
  • College Event Volunteer
  • Initiating and organizing new Alumni Association projects

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