Spring Awards honor The Piano Guys cellist Steven Sharp Nelson and U Professor David Derezotes; Young Alumni net $7K for scholarships in ski challenge; Student Alumni Board wins CASE Western Regional Award
Emeritus board’s Bryant Scholarship Project wins CASE award; U Food Drive collects more than $60,000 and 300,000 pounds of food; Founders Day awards to scholar Emily Dart, honorary alumni John and Melody Taft, and alumni Gregory J. Goff BS’78 MBA’81, Brent C. James BS’74 BS’76 MD’78 MSt’84, Gretchen W. McClain BS’84, and Clayton J. Parr BS’60 MS’65 JD’68
U grads form Mongolia Alumni Club; Homecoming events net $82,000 for scholarships; Merit of Honor awardees Jeffrey L. Anderson BA’68, Ronald G. Coleman BS’66 PhD’80, Ron Henriksen BA’71, Betsy Ross Young Newton BS’46, John C. Pingree BS’64, and Heidi Sorensen Swinton BA’71
New Officers and Directors Join Alumni Board The University of Utah Alumni Association has welcomed eight new members of its Board of Directors, as well as a new board president and vice president, and new presidents of four of its five affiliate boards. The new members and leadership were introduced by departing board President Keven […]
Spring Awards Honor Neuroscientist and Adviser University of Utah alum and neuroscientist Ryan J. Watts BS’00 and U nursing program administrator Carrie Labrum Radmall BS’02 were recognized by the U Alumni Association at its annual Spring Awards Banquet. The Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Board presents its Par Excellence Award annually to a former student who […]
Founders Day 2014 distinguished and honorary alumni, the outstanding Founders Day scholar, and another highly successful annual food drive.
Merit of Honor awards recognize five alumni, the Nagoya Exchange Program celebrates 50 years, and Homecoming events net more than $70,000 for student scholarships.
New Association board members and officers; two awards for Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration efforts; fall tailgates announced; and a report on the 2013 European Alumni Reunion, the U’s 15th.
Full Circle Spring Awards honor former U football player Steve Smith, a U advisor, and a U alum. Former University of Utah student and current NFL star Steve Smith ex’01 has focused on giving time and attention to worthy causes in recent years. For that, and his athletics accomplishments, the U Alumni Association honored […]
Five Selected for 2013 Founders Day Awards Four outstanding graduates of the University of Utah and one honorary alumnus received 2013 Founders Day awards in February. Health care and public policy expert Robert P. Huefner BS’58, automotive dealer and philanthropist Mark C. Miller ex’70, historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich BA’60, and businessman Norman H. Wesley BS’72 […]
Encouraging Education The U Alumni Association awards $400,000 annually in scholarships. By Cassie Taylor This academic year, the University of Utah Alumni Association will award more than $400,000 in scholarships to deserving students at the University of Utah. A broad range of scholarships are offered to anyone from incoming freshmen to final-year seniors, and from […]
From Alumni House to Alumni Center Plans are under way for a revamped gathering place. The red brick building at 155 S. Central Campus Drive, known as the Alumni House, opened in 1980. It is the nerve center for U loyalists, including students and alumni, and is the headquarters for the University of Utah Alumni […]
Founders Day Scholar Aims to Help Military Bases Go Green Randy W. Cardon, a University of Utah student and gunnery sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps who has served five deployments, including two tours in Iraq, was selected to receive this year’s Founders Day Scholarship. Cardon, who grew to appreciate nature during his childhood years […]
U Raises Record Amount In Annual Food Drive The final tally from the Utah vs. BYU food drive is in! A remarkable total of 616,398 pounds of food and $153,792 in cash donations were raised for the Utah Food Bank and the United Way Food Bank of Utah County. Of the combined total, University of […]