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To celebrate the founding of the University of Utah in 1850, the Alumni Association each year recognizes alumni and honorary alumni who have excelled professionally, served the local and national communities, and supported the university in its mission.

2018 Founders Day


When
 Thursday, March 8. Reception 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m.

Where Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City (map)

Tickets $150 per person ($130 per person for each Alumni Association member and one guest)

Tables $1,500 ($1,300 for Alumni Association members), tables seat 10 

For reservations, RSVP here or below or call 801-581-6995.. Kindly RSVP by Feb. 23.



Distinguished Alumni


Kate Conyers
BA’03 JD’08 MPA’08

Kate is a felony public defender who also gives countless hours of unpaid public service to the underprivileged through And Justice for All, Serving Our Seniors, and other programs.


Skip Daynes
Ex’66

Skip has made Daynes Music successful for more than 50 years, allowing him to spread the love of music by widely supporting university piano programs, major arts competitions, and much more.


Marcia Madse
BA’72, J.D., LLM

Marcia is partner in a prestigious D.C. law firm and a master of government contracts and litigation repeatedly recognized as one of “Washington (D.C.’s) Top Lawyers.”


Charles Sorenson
BA’73, M.D.

Charles, President Emeritus of Intermountain Healthcare, implemented a systemwide focus on better outcomes and helped create its integrated medical practice of 1,000-plus doctors.

 

Honorary Alumni


Sam and Diane Stewart, through their Stewart Family Foundation, generously support education, the arts, and international efforts to improve quality of life for the disadvantaged.

 

Click here for a list of past Founders Day award recipients.
To commemorate the founding of the University of Utah in 1850, the Alumni Association each year honors alumni and honorary alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally, served the local and national communities, and supported the university in its mission. Read about this year's honorees in our feature here.






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