Alumni Association Awards
FOUNDERS DAY AWARDS
Founders Day 2014 was held on February 20 at Little America Hotel.
At the Founders Day celebration each year,
the University of Utah Alumni Association presents its
Distinguished and Honorary Alumni Awards, the highest honors the Alumni Association bestows.
Distinguished Alumni Award
Honorary Alumnus/a Award
This honor is presented annually to four outstanding alumni
who carry forward the University of Utah tradition of
excellence through extraordinary achievement
and exceptional service.
Nomination form for Distinguished Alumnus/a Award 2015 available here.
The Alumni Association annually bestows this honor on an
individual who either did not attend the University of Utah or who went
to the University for a brief time (a year or less) and who has
contributed significantly to the advancement of the University through
personal involvement, including donations, volunteer work or other forms
Nomination form for Honorary Alumnus/a Award 2015 available here.
List of past Founders Day Award recipients
FOUNDERS DAY RECIPIENTS 2014
Ted and Charlotte
BS’57, Amherst College;
Honorary Alumnus Award
Distinguished Alumnus/a Award Recipients
YOUNG ALUMNI PAR EXCELLENCE AWARD 2014
The University of Utah Young Alumni Board presents its Par
Excellence Award annually at the Spring Awards Banquet to a
former student who attended the University within the last 15 years,
in recognition of his or her outstanding professional achievement and
service to the community and/or the University of Utah.. The Par Excellence Award is presented annually at the Spring Awards Banquet that will be held on April 9, 2014.
Par Excellence Award nomination form for 2014
Past Par Excellence Awardee list
Watch a video on 2013 Par Excellence Award winner Steve Smith.
2013 Par Excellence Recipient
Steve Smith Ex'01
PHILIP AND MIRIAM PERLMAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN STUDENT COUNSELING
The Philip and Miriam Perlman Award for Excellence in Student Counseling is presented annually at the Spring Awards Banquet in April. The award recognizes a faculty or staff member who has made an outstanding contribution to the University through his or her student advising and counseling.
The Perlman Award is presented annually at the Spring Awards Banquet that will be held on April 9, 2014.
Nominations for Perlman Award are due January 31, 2014
Past Perlman Awardee list
2013 Perlman Award Recipient
Terese Pratt BA'86 MA'89
OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AWARD
This special award was given to an outstanding alumna who was honored for her loyalty to the young Alumni board and support of the annual YA 5K Race.
2013 Outstanding Alumni Recipient
Jill D. Briggs HBS'95 MPR'96
Click here for information on the Spring Awards Banquet and our 2013 Par Excellence and Perlman Award winners.
Since 1971, more than 500 former University of Utah students
have received the prestigious Merit of Honor Award from the
Emeritus Alumni Board of the University of Utah Alumni
Association. This recognition is for students who attended the
University 40 or more years ago and who have given distinguished
service to their profession, the University and/or the nation. The
Alumni Association honors the Merit of Honor awardees each year
at the Merit of Honor Banquet.
Jess A. Agraz
Dixie S. Huefner
Elaine S. Marshall
BSN'72 MS'79 PhD'88
John C. Nelson
List of past Merit of Honor recipients
Nomination forms for Merit of Honor 2014 will be available in January 2014.