UB Alumni Association Seeks Award Nominees

By Barbara A. Byers

Release Date: October 30, 2003 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo Alumni Association is accepting nominations for its Celebration of Excellence and Athletic Hall of Fame awards.

The nomination deadline for both is Tuesday, Nov. 18.

Celebration of Excellence Awards honor individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the university and the world community. The awards will be presented at the Celebration of Excellence dinner on April 23, 2004, in the Buffalo/Niagara Marriott.

Past recipients have included Robert A. Milch, M.D. '68, B.A. '64, medical director of The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Cheektowaga; Seymour H. Knox; CNN correspondent Wolf Blitzer, B.A. '70, and actor Ron Silver, B.A. '67.

In addition to Celebration of Excellence Awards, each year the UB Alumni Association honors a select group of UB athletes and athletic professional staff through election to the UB Athletic Hall of Fame.

The next induction ceremony will take place on Feb. 6, 2004 in the Center for Tomorrow on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The evening highlights the importance of athletes and athletics to the students, faculty and alumni of UB.

Nomination forms can be downloaded from the "Get Involved" section of the UB alumni Web site, at http://www.alumni.buffalo.edu.

For more information on both award celebrations, call the UB Alumni Association at 1-800-284-5382, or email Patricia Starr at klemann@buffalo.edu.