Pacific Alumni Association Awards

The Pacific Alumni Association announced the recipients of its 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The recipients include:

Medallion of Excellence – Kathleen Lagorio Janssen ’68 EDU
Distinguished Professional Service – Brigadier General (Ret.) Gerald Dieter Griffin MD, PharmD ’71 PHS
Distinguished Public Service – The Honorable Connie M. Callahan ’75 LAW
Outstanding Family – Bodley-Reinelt-Payne Family
Honorary Alumni – Dean J. Janssen and Patrick D. Cavanaugh

The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize alumni whose outstanding achievements and services to humanity have brought credit to the University of the Pacific. The Alumni Association is proud of this year’s recipients and the contributions they’ve made, accomplishments they’ve achieved and the dedication they give to the University and the community.

The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients will be honored at the Pacific Alumni Association’s Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at the DeRosa University Center. Reception begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Reservations are required. Tickets cost $60 per person. RSVP and purchase tickets by calling the Alumni Relations Office at (209) 946-2391.

Full access to 2016 event photos available at our Flickr Page

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Pacific Tiger Award

The Pacific Tiger Award is presented annually by the Pacific Alumni Association to recognize a registered student organization that exhibits and promotes school spirit, encourages student participation in activities and events and/or provides students with knowledge of Pacific's heritage, traditions and history.