Meritorious Service Award

On Sunday, Dec. 17, at the fall 2017 UAA Commencement ceremony, Diane Kaplan and Rick Goodfellow of Anchorage each received UAA’s Meritorious Service Award. This award is bestowed to an individual who has demonstrated significant work in the area of public, academic, volunteer or philanthropic service to UAA or one of the community campuses, or to an Alaska community.

The university recognized Kaplan for her work through the Rasmuson Foundation, benefiting individuals, organizations and communities throughout Alaska. Her longstanding support of the Experimental Economics Program, ANSEP and the Honors College has had a profound impact on UAA.

Rick Goodfellow
Goodfellow is recognized for enriching the lives of many people through his work as owner, founder and general manager of local radio station KLEF 98.1 FM. He has also served on advisory boards for UAA’s College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Journalism and Communication, guiding the curriculum to better train graduates for Alaska’s industry needs.
Diane Kaplan

Submit Nominations for 2018-19

A Meritorious Service Award is bestowed to an individual who has demonstrated significant work in the area of public, academic, volunteer or philanthropic service to UAA or one of the community campuses, or to an Alaska community.

The Meritorious Service Award Committee is reaching out to the community for suggested nominees.  The award recipients are individuals who have demonstrated:

  • Evidence of significant work in public, academic, volunteer or philanthropic service;
  • Services to UAA or one of the community campuses, or to an Alaska community (e.g. health, arts, sciences, engineering, etc.);
  • Longevity of commitment and/or service; and/or
  • Diversity, culturally and/or discipline.
Past Meritorious Service Award Recipients

The criteria is outlined in the Board of Regents' Policy (Part X - Academic Policy - Chapter 10.03.030).

Deadline February 9, 2018

Nominator Information

Nominee Information
Please submit a separate letter of recommendation from someone other than the nominator to Celesta Richardson and email to cfrichardson2@alaska.edu.

Rationale for Recommendation - Please state specifics as to the outstanding service the nominee has contributed to UAA, community campuses and/or community.

 

Contact

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Celesta Richardson at (907) 786-1344 or cfrichardson2@alaska.edu.

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