UAA accepting nominations for 2020 Alumni of Distinction awards

by Green & Gold News  |   

The University of Alaska Anchorage Office of Alumni Relations and the UAA Alumni Association are pleased to announce that the nomination period for the 2020 UAA Alumni of Distinction awards opened on April 20 and will continue until July 10. These annual awards provide the opportunity to recognize and celebrate UAA alumni who have made important contributions in their communities and whose actions honor the legacy of excellence at UAA. The three award categories include:

Alumni Emerging Leader award — awarded to an alumnus or alumna who has made a positive impact in their community, industry or profession. There is an expectation that the nominee is in the beginning or middle of what will be a long-term distinguished career or role.

Alumni Humanitarian award — awarded to an alumnus or alumna who has made a positive and significant impact in the lives of others. This may be through voluntary service or a chosen profession. The recipient exhibits integrity and a commitment to service that is long-standing.

Alumni of Achievement award — awarded to an alumnus or alumna who has attained prominence through his or her industry, profession or voluntary service and demonstrates sustained excellence, integrity, motivation and dedication in the sphere of their expertise. There is an expectation that the nominee is in the middle or toward the sunset of what is, or has been, a long-term distinguished career or role.

To submit a nomination or to learn more about eligibility and policies, visit uaa.alaska.edu/ alumniofdistinction. This year’s award recipients will be announced on Aug. 31 and are slated to be honored at the annual Homecoming Breakfast on Oct. 9 pending COVID-19 developments, state mandates and public health recommendations. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 907-786-1701 or seawolf.forever@alaska.edu.

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