The UNM Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2011 Zia and Lobo Awards. Recipients of these awards will be honored during the All University Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 as part of UNM's Homecoming festivities. Deadline to submit nominations is Monday, May 1, 2011.

The following is the criteria for each award:

Zia Award
The Zia Award will be given to New Mexico residents with a UNM degree who have distinguished themselves in any one or more of the following categories: philanthropic endeavor, public office, service to the University community and other volunteer activities, business or professional fields, or who have made a contribution to education.

Lobo Award
The Lobo Award shall be presented to an alumnus of UNM who had given outstanding personal service to UNM or for special achievement in his/her career, which reflects credit on the University.

The UNM Alumni Association wants to recognize outstanding alumni and can't do it without the help of the campus community. To nominate someone today visit: UNM Alumni Nomination Form.