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2014 Alumni Awards Banquet

Alumni Awards Banquet
Friday, September 19, 2014
6 p.m. Reception ~ Cafe O' Bears, First Floor Oakland Center
7 p.m. Dinner and Program ~ Banquet Rooms, Second Floor Oakland Center

Online registration for this event is now closed.  For more information, please contact Millie Tompkins at (248) 370-4916.

Join Oakland University alumni and friends at the 20th annual Alumni Awards Banquet to honor those who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and more. The celebration will also include special recognition of previous alumni award recipients. 

Tickets are $100 per person . Table sponsorships are available for $1000 (10 seats).

The 2014 Alumni Awards recipients are listed below.

Distinguished Alumni Service Award
Lynn Gross, SBA '87

The Distinguished Alumni Service Award is Oakland’s highest alumni honor.  It recognizes peerless volunteer leadership in service to OU or its alumni association.

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
Stacie Behler, CAS '92

The Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recognizes outstanding professional achievement or contribution to the community.

Odyssey Award
Tobi Voigt, CAS '87 and '04

The Odyssey Award honors alumni whose lives exemplify Oakland University’s motto to “seek virtue and knowledge.”

Spirit Award
Barbara Gough, SEHS '92
Allen Gough

The Spirit Award recognizes exemplary volunteer service to the university.

Alumni Community Service Award
Jennifer Valoppi, CAS '79

The Alumni Community Service Award recognizes distinctive service of a humanitarian nature or citizenship through community, public, or OU service activities.

Outstanding Young Alumni Award
Michael Medvinsky, CAS '05

The Outstanding Young Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated the worth of their education through their post-college achievements and, generally, have graduated within the last ten years.

Honorary Alumni Award
Kenneth Hightower
Bill Rogers

The Honorary Alumni Awards are given to individuals who have not graduated from OU, but who have given outstanding service to the university

Pioneer Award
MSU - O Honors College Group

Contact Information
Executive Events
Date & Location
Date: 9/19/2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: Oakland Center