The University of New Mexico's Anderson School of Management Foundation is currently accepting nominations for its 23rd annual Hall of Fame and Young Alumni awards banquet set for Friday, March 23, 2012. The deadline for nominations is Oct. 7, 2011.

The Hall of Fame celebrates extraordinary men and women alumni who have made significant contributions to the Anderson School and the business community. The Young Alumni awards recognize outstanding Anderson graduates under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in the short time since earning their degree. Prospective alumni candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to continuing education and community service matched by their commitment to professional success.

To nominate an Anderson alumnus visit: Hall of Fame. Nominees will be contacted and asked to provide a professional vitae or resume and additional supportive material. The Advancement Committee of the Anderson School of Management Foundation reviews all nominees and determines whether they meet the criteria. Federal and State elected or appointed officials (or persons actively seeking these offices) are ineligible for consideration for this award as they may be actively involved in funding decisions affecting the University. They become eligible after their public term has ended. All other officials with no conflict of interest or direct business with UNM are eligible for this award. A panel of foundation board members and past honorees will make the final selections.

The nomination criteria includes:
Professional Success
- Status in organization, level of responsibility, entrepreneurial success (if applicable), demonstrated impact on organizational growth, success resulting from professional activities.

Contribution to the Community - Public service, involvement and leadership in community activities, involvement and leadership in professional organizations.

Involvement/Support for Continuing Education (including Anderson/UNM) - Ongoing personal & professional development, support continuing education for themselves and their community, participate/support to lifelong learning opportunities for others.

For more information, contact Natalie Mead at (505) 277-6413.