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.
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.