The UNM Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2012 Zia and Lobo Awards. Recipients of these awards will be honored during the All University Breakfast as part of UNM's Homecoming festivities in October. Deadline to submit nominations is Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

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. The recipient will receive etched glass design with Zia symbol.

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 recipient will receive a small Nambe plaque with Lobo pin.

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.

Information about past recipients can be found at Past Recipients.

For more information and or questions, contact Maria Wolfe at 277-9082.