Press Release for Monday, August 8, 2016
UNF Alumni Association Accepting 2017 Alumni Recognition Award Nominations
Media Contact: Andrea Mestdagh, Specialist
Department of Public Relations
The University of North Florida
Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2017 Alumni Recognition
Awards. The awards recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves through
professional accomplishment or service and philanthropy that positively reflect
the prestige of UNF.
Any individual or group may submit
a nomination about an individual worthy of the following awards:
Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award: This is the highest honor
given to a graduate of the University who has made significant contributions to
his or her profession, community and/or society, and consistently maintained
the pursuit of excellence as a representative and graduate of UNF.
Young Alumni Achievement Award: Presented to an alum for outstanding
professional achievement, contributions to the community and exemplary service
to the University. Nominees must have completed his/her degree at UNF within
the past 10 years and be 35 years old or younger as of Saturday, Dec. 31.
Alumni Service Award: An honor given to an alum who has
demonstrated outstanding volunteer service on a local, state, national or
international level, including time at the University, through clubs, service
organizations or other community involvement.
Honorary Alumni Award: Presented to friends and supporters of UNF
for exemplary service to the University. Nominees must not be a graduate of
A complete list of nominee criteria
and the nomination forms are available at
. The form,
along with required documentation, must be submitted by 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
Award recipients will be announced during the
2017 Alumni Recognition Dinner and Awards Ceremony, scheduled to take place
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, during UNF’s homecoming week.
The University of
North Florida Alumni Association’s purpose is to foster, maintain and support a
mutually beneficial relationship between alumni and the University.
university located on
an environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to
enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures
through a well-rounded education.