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1972 Emeriti and Friends Luncheon

Thursday, Feb. 21

10:30 a.m. Showcase

11:30 a.m. Luncheon 

Adam W. Herbert University Center

University alumni, faculty and staff in their retirement years are invited to join the Alumni Association for a complimentary lunch and entertainment as we celebrate our emeriti, who help the next generation of Ospreys soar.

There is no charge for this event.  Guests and companions welcome. 


Emeriti and Friends may RSVP by phone: (904) 620-4723 or via email


RSVP is Required by Feb. 12

The 1972 Emeriti and Friends Recognition Award is given to retired members of faculty and staff who, since the time of their retirement, have made significant contributions to the University.  The purpose of the award is to honor those retirees who have chosen to make a lifetime commitment to UNF through philanthropy, volunteerism and other forms of support.

 We are please to honor the following award winners at this years luncheon: 

 Betty M. Flinchum, Ph.D. 

Professor Emerita of Curriculum and Instruction

College of Education and Human Services

 Earle C. Traynham, Ph.D. 

Professor Emeritus of Economics

Dean Emeritus of the Coggin College of Business 

Alumni Recognition Dinner and Awards Ceremony  

Thursday, Feb. 21

6 p.m. Reception

7 p.m. Dinner and Ceremony

Adam W. Herbert University Center 

Help honor the best of the best at UNF's Alumni Recognition and Awards Ceremony.  Recognized for their personal and professional achievements, selected recipients possess the highest standard of integrity and character.  Each honoree positively reflects and enhances the great reputation of the university. The evening includes a cocktail reception followed by a seated dinner and awards ceremony.  

Admission is $35 per person. 


Purchase Tickets by Feb. 12 

We are please to honor the following award winners at this years Recognition Dinner: 

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

 R. Bruce Ogier, B.A. '74 

Young Alumni Achievement Award

Henna Bakshi, B.S. '14

Alumni Service Award

Irvin PeDro Cohen, B.A. '97

Honorary Alumni Award

Cheryl Cummer

For reasonable accommodations at any of the Homecoming: Nest Fest events, please contact the Alumni Association at (904) 620-4723 five days before the event.