Deadline Feb. 5 for U of A Alumni Award Nominations

January 27, 2016

award reminderThe College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas is accepting nominations for three outstanding alumni awards. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 5.

The Dean's Advisory Council of the college established the awards, and Dean Tom Smith and a committee of the council will select the recipients. Recipients will be honored at a reception on Friday, May 13, and at the college's commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14.

Two of the awards recognize an individual with exceptional personal and professional achievement and extraordinary distinction, one in the education professions and one in the health and human service professions. The third award recognizes an individual who graduated within the past 10 years and is engaged in their first career, and has demonstrated exceptional professional and personal achievement and extraordinary distinction in the education or health and human service professions.

A nomination form is available online. For additional information, contact Emily Williams, director of development, at 479-575-4420 or

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