Distinguished Alumni Awards

2017 Distinguished Alumni 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.

Click here to submit a nomination for 2018.

Full access to 2016 event photos available at our Flickr Page

Nominations for Alumni Awards from the University community and friends of the University are welcome and may be submitted using the nomination form.  Visit the Gallery of Distinguished Alumni Awards for a complete list of past recipients.