Alumni Awards

Award Recipients

Get to know our award recipients: what they do, how they excel, and who they are.

Award Categories

Discover how we honor and celebrate the accomplishments of our diverse community.

Nominate Online

Use our online form to introduce us to the outstanding people you think deserve an award.

Award Nominations:

Nominations for all alumni awards, including the Aluminaria Award, are ongoing throughout the year. You can nominate your candidate at any time.


Congratulations to our 2017 Zimmerman, Rodey, Fergusson and Faculty Teaching Award Honorees: David Campbell (MPA ’81, JD ’86), Zimmerman Award; Loren Kieve (JD ’73), Rodey Award; Stephen Ciepiela (BA ’77, MPA ’80), Fergusson Award; and Amy Brandzel, Faculty Teaching Award.

Awards were presented at our Winter Awards Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at the Albuquerque Country Club. Read more about the recipients.

Congratulations To Our 2017 Zimmerman, Rodey, Fergusson, Faculty Teaching Award Honorees:

2017 Alumni Association Award Recipients

2017 Alumni Association Award Recipients

From left to right: Awards Committee Chair Alexis Tappan, President-Elect Harold Lavender, Zimmerman Award recipient David Campbell, Fergusson Award recipient Stephen Ciepiela, Faculty Staff Teaching Award recipient Amy Brandzel, Rodey Award recipient Loren Kieve and Present James B. Lewis. Read more about our 2017 Award Recipients.

Photos of the awards ceremony are available on Flickr (opens in new window).

For questions or more information:

Jane Algermissen, Alumni Relations Office
(505) 277-9085, jalgermissen@unm.edu