UBEOC respects and honors the accomplishments of alumni!
The Distinguished Alumni Award is an annual award presented to an alumna/alumnus who represents the UBEOC mission of lifelong learning and self-empowerment.
Status at Time of Award
|2019||Paulk||Donald||1974||College Preparation Program|
|2018||Simmons||James||1982, 2013||High School Equivalancy, College Preparation||2018 Buffalo State: Bachelor in Sociology|
|2017||Leonard||Charmaine||1992, 2009||High School Equivalency, Registered Medical Assistant||Administrator Chief of Cardiology Veteran's Hospital|
|2016||Quinones||Vilma||1994, 2006||College Preparation, Registered Medical Assistant||Medical Assistant Academic Buffalonias|
|2015||Teklzghi||Tedros||1994, 1995||English as a Second Language, College Preparation||UB Law School System Administrator|
|2014||Camizzi||Susan||1975||Dental Assisting||UBEOC Dental Assisting Instructor|
|2013||Jackson-Radney||Delores||1975||College Preparation||Rochester, NY Area Artist/Educator|
|2012||Whitfield||Garnell||1982||Graphic Arts||Buffalo,NY Fire Commissioner|
|2011||McFayden||Emma||1971||College Preparation||Buffalo State College EOP Assistant Director|
|2010||Smith||Russell||1970||High School Equivalency, College Preparation||NYS Dept of Labor Affirmative Action Administrator|
|2009||Davis||Charles||2008, 2012||Building Trades, Environmental Restoration||City of Buffalo Division of Water|
|2008||Bagia||Terry Mission||2000||College Preparation||Law School Graduate|
The Arthur O. Eve Education and Community Service Award honors the legacy of Mr. Eve, former New York State Assembly Deputy Speaker and champion of the EOC’s and EOP’s statewide. This award recognizes Alumni or a current UBEOC student who demonstrates leadership, advocacy, community service and/or commitment to education.
|Award Year||Last Name||First Name||Year||UBEOC Program||Status at Time of Award|
|2018||Shebule||Hamadi||2017||High School Equivalency||ECC Student, Buffalo Public School Teacher's Aide|
|2017||Elliott-Patton||Patricia||2005||College Preparation||CAO Ass't Director Alphonso Greene Jr. Masten Center|
|2016||Penna||Carrie||2000||Dental Assisting||Dental Assistant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assoc.|
|2015||Lowrey Crowell||Zola||1975||High School Equivalency, College Preparation||Federal Government Retiree|
|2014||Spentz||LaVita||1988||Data Entry||Administrator Thomas T. Edwards Funeral Home|