Awards, Distinctions and Laureates

 

Thai Royal Order of Direkgunabhorn, Knight Commander Most Noble Order Crown, Class Three

Excerpted from the Commendation Letter:

"Based on your books and dedication through charitable events and humanitarian contributions, by virtue of The

Thai Monarchy you have  been awarded the:

 

ORDER OF DIREKGUNABHORN KNIGHT COMMANDER CROWN CLASS III, established under King Bhumibol Adulyadej “Rama IX” ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช, 9 June 1946 –13 October 2016: House Mahidol (Chakri Dynasty)."

Link to full letter here.

Thai Royal Order of Direkgunabhorn, Most Exalted Order White Elephant ‘Class IV’

Excerpted from the Commendation Letter:

"Based on your books and dedication through charitable events and humanitarian contributions, by virtue of The Thai Monarchy you have been awarded the:


ORDER OF DIREKGUNABHORN MOST EXALTED ORDER WHITE ELEPHANT CLASS IV, established under King Bhumibol Adulyadej “Rama IX” ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช, 9 June 1946 – 13 October 2016: House Mahidol (Chakri Dynasty)."

Link to full letter here.

Thai Royal Order of the Direkgunabhorn, Sixth Class

Excerpted from the Commendation Letter: 

 

"Based on your books and dedication through charitable events and humanitarian contributions, by virtue of The Thai Monarchy you have been awarded the:


ORDER OF DIREKGUNABHORN; consisting of a Gold Medal established under King Bhumibol Adulyadej “Rama IX” ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช, 9 June 1946 – 13 October 2016: House Mahidol (Chakri Dynasty)."

Link to the full letter here.

Thai Royal Order of the Direkgunabhorn, Seventh Class

Excerpted from Commendation Letter: 

 

"Based on your books and dedication through charitable events and humanitarian contributions, by virtue of The Thai Monarchy you have been awarded the:


ORDER OF DIREKGUNABHORN; consisting of a Silver Medal established under King Bhumibol Adulyadej “Rama IX” ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช, 9 June 1946 – 13 October 2016: House Mahidol (Chakri Dynasty)."

Link to full letter here.

Doctor of Humane Letters - Siena Heights University, Adrian, Michigan, United States of America

On May 8, 2016, Sr. Peg Albert, Siena Heights University President, conferred upon Dr. Gregg Tyler Milligan a Doctor of Humane Letters degree. 

 

Sr. Sharon Weber, University Vice President for Academic Affairs, narrated the doctoral presentation at the 2016 Siena Heights Commencement ceremony as Sr. Peg Albert conferred the degree, "For demonstrating that education and compassion lead to wisdom, and for your work on behalf of human rights and sustainability, Siena Heights University is proud to present Gregg Tyler Milligan with the degree Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa."

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Click here to see the Honorary Doctorate degree citation.

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Click here to see the Honorary Doctorate degree cover and university medal presented to Dr. Milligan.

Tribute on Behalf of State of Michigan Conferred By Governor Rick Synder

The Governor of Michigan, Rick Snyder, honored international author and advocate Dr. Gregg Tyler Milligan for "his many contributions to the State of Michigan."  Governor Snyder recognized Dr. Milligan in the tribute for his commitment shown to the state throughout his career, "exhibiting the highest standards of ciitizenship, professionalism and leadership."

The tribute thanks Dr. Milligan for his "tireless support and dedication to the peoples and communities of Michigan," and reflects Governor Snyder's confidence that the "state will long reap the rewards of his many positive contributions for years to come."

2016 Inclusion in the Michigan Authors and Illustrators Database

Dr. Gregg Tyler Milligan was recently inducted into the Michigan Authors and Illustrators database collection.  The database collection is sponsored by the Michigan Association of Media in Education, the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Center for the Book.  The collection highlights notable authors and illustrators who have made significant contributions through their body of work to education, the literary arts and to the state of Michigan.

Access Dr. Milligan's information via the Michigan Author and Illustrators database collection.

Access Dr. Milligan's books through the Michigan eLibrary system / Michigan library branches

10th Annual National INDIE Excellence Award, May 26, 2016

The National Indie Excellence Awards exist to help establish independent publishing as a strong and proud facet of the publishing industry.  Recognizing authors that put their heart and soul into their work, the NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishers and small and independent presses that go the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect.   Established in 2007, the NIEA competition is judged by independent experts from all aspects of the indie book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters.

Winners and finalists are determined based on 'overall excellence of presentation in addition to the writing.'

 

The 10th Annual National Indie Excellence Award honors Landscapes of the Heart: A Survivor's Guide, Dog Ear Publishing, LLC, 1st Edition (June 11, 2014) by Dr. Gregg Tyler Milligan, PhD as a such a book, and winner in the category of Military Non-Fiction.  Published as fiction at the behest of the publisher, the characters and situations in the book are all true.

From the award letter, "We are proud to announce the winners and finalists whose books truly embody the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you all for your fine work."

2016 Midwest Gold Book Award

Autobiography/Memoir Divison, A Beautiful World by Gregg Tyler Milligan, PHD

Humanities Medal, April 17, 2016

From the award citation:  [Awarded to] Gregg Milligan, for his profound reflections on human life and nature.  In poetry and prose, Dr. Milligan has invited us to stand humly before the stark beauty of creation.

The Best of Piety Award, March 5th, 2015

“Presented to Khun (Mr.) Gregg Tyler Milligan, AUTHOR and HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATE U.S.A., on behalf of Dr. Visakah, and the Delimirror News Media Company, Bangkok Thailand; {We are glad, proud and honored to commended you for your immortal merit with respect for love of mother, father, and all of humanity}”

Mahasarakham University Department of Educational Psychology and Guidance Certificate of Appreciation Award, September 13th, 2014

“Presented to Mr. Gregg Tyler Milligan for his Volunteerism as a Special Speaker on {Children and Teen Problems}, on behalf of Dr. Araya Piyakun, Head of The Department of Educational Psychology and Guidance, Faculty of Education, Mahasarakham University, Isaan Thailand”

Mahasarakham University Department of Public Health Certificate of Appreciation Award, September 10th, 2014

Presented to Gregg Tyler Milligan as the Guest Speaker on the topic of {How to Preserve, Promote, and Improve the Health and Well-Being of Populations, Communities and Individuals for Thais}, on behalf of Dr. Songkramchai Leethongdee, Assistant Professor and Dean of The Faculty of Public Health, Mahasarakham University, Isaan Thailand”

The Mirror Foundation Volunteer Certificate of Appreciation Award, September 12th, 2014

“Presented to Khun Gregg Tyler Milligan for his volunteerism with the following projects:  Food for Friends; Feeding the Homeless; Handing out Hope to Prison Inmates; Happy Hospital for Sick Children; & In-Home Care for the Elderly Poor and Bedridden, on behalf of Jj Chaiboon, Director and Staff of The Mirror Foundation, Bangkok Thailand” 

Thammasat University Department of Social Workers Certificate of Appreciation Award, April 30th, 2013

“Presented to Gregg Tyler Milligan in Recognition of the Valuable Support and Contribution for the Presentation and Workshop {Raising Awareness and Sharing Experience on Child Abuse} to the Faculty and Social Work Practitioners within the School of Social Work Administration and The Thailand Association of Social Workers, on behalf of Decha Sangkhawan, Dean and Anyamanie Buranakanon, President, Thammasat University, Bangkok Thailand”

Annual Writer’s Digest Literary Award, 2001

“Gregg T. Milligan is Hereby Awarded 1st Place for his essay entitled, “Sex and the Brutal Betrayal” in the Personal Essay category of the Writer’s Digest 2001 Writing Competition, selected by the Writer’s Digest Publisher and Editor”

Women’s Center & Harbor House Certificate of Appreciation Award, October 22nd, 2013

“Is hereby granted to Gregg Milligan, In grateful recognition of speak on behalf of The Women’s Center/Harbor House, And giving voice to survivors of Domestic and Sexual violence, on behalf of Phyllis Looverfoot, Director of the Women’s Center and Kelly Laakso, Sexual Assault Advocate”

The Siena Heights University 2010 Sister Ann Joachim Award

“The Siena Heights University Alumni Association proudly presents the 2010 Sr. Ann Joachim Award to Gregg T. Milligan ’85 for confronting the troubling issue of child abuse with courage, grace and determination.  Your personal survival, professional accomplishment and unflinching advocacy on behalf of others are a testament to the power of love, learning and forgiveness.  In the spirit of Sr. Ann Joachim, Siena Heights University salutes you”

 

7th Annual Children’s Day Families First of Palm Beach County Keynote Speaker Award, October 4th, 2013

“Proudly honors Gregg Tyler Milligan with this year’s award due to his efforts to advance the well-being of children and families through high-quality programs in prevention, early intervention, child development, behavioral health, education and advocacy”

Honorary Sherriff’s Deputy Medal, October 2013

“Presented to Gregg Tyler Milligan by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office in honor of the special role Milligan plays in working with law enforcement regarding Domestic Violence and Abuse”

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