The Arkansas Alumni Association shares the University's vision in which the University of Arkansas is a nationally competitive, student-centered research university serving Arkansas and the world. During an annual awards ceremony, the Association recognizes those individuals who continue to bring national and local prominence to the University and the Arkansas Alumni Association through their research, exemplary public and community service, and valued leadership. The deadline for submitting award nominations each year is December 1. A nomination form is provided at the bottom of the page.
2016 Arkansas Alumni Awards Celebration
October 14, 2016 • Fayetteville Town Center
The Arkansas Alumni Association will host its 72nd Annual Alumni Awards Celebration on Friday, October 14, 2016.
Join the Alumni Association and University community at the Fayetteville Town Center as we
recognize and honor the accomplishments of our alumni and faculty.
Frank Fletcher, Jr., BSBA '63
Connie Lewis Lensing, BA'74, JD '77
Doug McMillon, BSBA'89
Kenny Gibbs BSBA'85
Carl Collier, BS'64
Dr. Amber Straughn, BS'02
Dr. William Schwab
Dr. Ingrid Fritsch
Laurent Sacharoff, J.D.
Dr. Janine A. Parry
To reserve your seat or review sponsorship opportunities click: 2016 Awards Celebration
To review individual award criteria and former award recipients, click on award titles below:
The Andrew J. Lucas Alumni Service Award acknowledges significant contributions of time and energy on behalf of the University and the Alumni Association.
The Citation Of Distinguished Alumni recognizes exceptional professional and personal achievement and extraordinary distinction in a chosen field. Three honorees were selected to receive the Citation of Distinguished Alumni Award.
The Community Service Award recognizes unselfish and extensive service by alumni to their community and to humankind.
The Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award recognizes exceptional faculty members for Teaching, Research and Service.
The Charles and Nadien Baum Faculty Teaching Award is designated for a faculty member whose status is Full, University or Distinguished Professor.
The Honorary Alumni Award honors non-alumni who have served, promoted, developed and loved the University of Arkansas in the tradition of an Arkansas graduate.
The Young Alumni Award recognizes exceptional achievements in career, public service and/or volunteer activities that bring honor to the University of Arkansas.
Consider making a nomination today!
Arkansas Alumni Association Awards Nomination Form - Web Submission
Arkansas Alumni Association Awards Nomination Form - (to complete and email)
Nominations are accepted year-round; however the deadline for nominating someone to be considered for the Arkansas Alumni Association Awards event for the fall of 2017 is December 1, 2016.
2015 Arkansas Alumni Awards Recipients