The University of New Mexico Alumni Association is seeking nominations for outstanding alumni to honor during its annual award banquet in February 2024. The UNM Alumni Association gives a number of awards to individuals in recognition of outstanding accomplishments and contributions. Submit your nominations for outstanding alumni before Friday, Dec. 8, by visiting UNMAlumni.com/Awards.
The UNM Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the following categories:
- James F. Zimmerman Award: Given to an alumnus of The University of New Mexico who has made a significant contribution that has brought fame and honor to The University of New Mexico or to the State of New Mexico.
- Bernard S. Rodey Award: Recognizes those whose leadership efforts have contributed significantly to the field of education.
- Erna S. Fergusson Award: Recognizes exceptional accomplishments and/or commitment or distinguished service to The University of New Mexico.
- 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.
- Lobo Award: Presented to a UNM alumnus/a who has given outstanding personal service to the University or whose career achievement reflects on the University.
- Inspirational Young Alumni 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.
- Faculty Teaching Award: Recognizes outstanding teaching and service to students. The recipient is a faculty member currently employed full-time in any school or college of the University.
- Research Award: Recognizes outstanding research being conducted at the University of New Mexico. The recipient is currently conducting research full-time in any school or college of the University.
Learn more about previous award recipients, and nominate outstanding alumni, by visiting the Alumni Awards webpage at www.unmalumni.com/awards