The University of New Mexico Alumni Association seeks nominations for its annual Lobo, Zia and Inspirational Young Alumnus Awards. The nomination deadline is Tuesday, May 31.

The award criteria follows:

  • Lobo Award: Presented to a UNM alumnus/a who has given outstanding personal service to the university or whose career achievement reflects credit on the university.
  • Zia Award: Honors New Mexico residents with a UNM degree who have distinguished themselves in any one or more of the following categories: philanthropic endeavors, public office, service to the University, community and volunteer activities, and/or business professional fields, or educational fields. Read about all of past Zia Award Recipients, from 1994-2015.
  • Inspirational Young Alumnus Award: Recognizes significant contributions by an individual, whether through professional achievement or community service. Recipients demonstrate a commitment to excellence in post-academic life and an ongoing commitment to professional work, research, multicultural relations and/or volunteerism, while being recognized as an emerging leader. 

    Download the nomination requirements.

For more information, visit Alumni Association Awards or fill out an online nomination form.

The awards will be presented at the All University Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 1 during Homecoming 2016. 

For additional specific information regarding alumni awards, the awards ceremony or the application form, email Jane Algermissen or call (505) 277-9085.