The Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Awards highlight the tremendous impact of the Carnegie Mellon global alumni community on the university and in virtually every field and industry.
“The 2017 honorees will inspire you with their accomplishments and passion to improve the world around us,” said CMU Alumni Association Board President Deborah W. Yue, a 1989 graduate of the Dietrich College.
The awardees will be honored at the 67th Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception during Commencement weekend. All alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents, friends and family are welcome to attend.
Learn more about this year’s awardees:
Alumni Lifetime Achievement
Judith Light (A 1970) A Shining Light
Raymond W. Smith (TPR 1959) “Renaissance Man”
Glen de Vries (S 1994) Clinically Proven
William “Billy” Porter (A 1991) Performance Driven
Sachiko Takayasu (DC 1985) A Large Voice For Small Business
Outstanding Recent Alumni
Lee Hollin (HNZ/A 2000) TV’s Guide
Elvin Ivan Yaw Uy (HNZ 2010) Educating The Filipino Future
Other awardees include:
Alumni Distinguished Service
David M. Kirr (E 1959, 1960, TPR 1962), Emeritus Trustee of CMU and reunion and campaign volunteer.
Jay E. Price (S 1966), CMU’s Alumni Relations director from 2009 to 2011 and former member and president of the Alumni Association Board.
Adam G. Pennington (CS 2001, E 2003), President and founder of the Activities Board Technical Committee Alumni Interest Group.
Ruth Osborne Rouleau (MM 1952, L 1953) & Wilfred T. Rouleau (E 1951, 1952, 1954), Longtime members of the CMU community and class reunion volunteers.
Faculty & Staff Impact
Mark Stehlik, Teaching professor and assistant dean of outreach in CMU’s School of Computer Science.