Release Date: October 12, 2018
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo Alumni Association (UBAA) will honor alumni and friends who have brought distinction to the university at the 2018 UBAA Achievement Awards program to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, in the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.
UB President Satish K. Tripathi, along with Rodney M. Grabowski, vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement, and Michael Anderson (EMBA '17, BA '97), president of the alumni association's board of directors, will present the awards.
Honorees will include Stephen Still (BS '76), managing director and co-founder of Seabury Consulting, now part of Accenture, who will accept the association’s highest honor, the Samuel P. Capen Award. Still recently created an endowment at UB to support UB's Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics (ISTL).
A Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Robert Noonan (BA '71), known today as Willie Nile. Nile has released 12 critically acclaimed studio albums, toured across the U.S. with The Who and performed with Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Lucinda Williams and Richard Thompson.
Other honorees attending the ceremony are:
Press arrangements: Ann Brown, onsite, at 716-491-1803.