- School of Public Health W.W. Patty Distinguished Alumni Award (2013)
Dale Evans received both his baccalaureate and master's degrees at George William College before coming to IU for his doctorate degree in health and safety. After graduating in 1969, he remained in education and recently celebrated 50 years of teaching students, from elementary school through doctoral candidates. More than 10,000 university students have been enrolled in his courses at California State University Long Beach and the University of Houston.
At the University of Houston, Evans became a consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense Dependents' Schools conducting health and drug use prevention programming for teachers and administrators in various countries. Additionally he has held leadership roles with the American Cancer Society and Eta Sigma Gamma.