Lauds & Laurels 2017

                           

47th Lauds & Laurels Award Ceremony

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Honoring the best of UC Irvine

Since 1971, the UCI Alumni Association and its board of directors has presented Lauds & Laurels, the association's highest honor, at a formal ceremony each spring. Lauds & Laurels is the university's oldest awards ceremony, a tradition that has recognized more than 800 members of the UCI community for their service to the university, the community or their profession.

Lauds & Laurels 2017 Press Release 12/13/16 >

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    2017 Lauds & Laurels Award Recipients

    Extraordinarius — Gary Singer ’74


    Distinguished Alumni Awards
    — These awards recognize UCI alumni whose personal or professional achievements bring honor and distinction to a particular school or discipline, UCI and/or the UCI Alumni Association.

    • Eveline Eng, M.F.A. ’00 — Claire Trevor School of the Arts
    • Marlene Godoy ’76 — Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
    • Mark Kehke ’83, MBA ’93 — The Paul Merage School of Business
    • Reginald Sample, Ed.D. ’09 — School of Education
    • John Labib ’94 — The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
    • Robert Nealy ’68 — School of Humanities
    • Tim Kashani ’86, MBA ’88 — Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
    • Reuben Chen, M.D. ’07 — School of Medicine
    • Kenneth Hays ’77, M.S. ’80, Ph.D. ’85 — School of Physical Sciences
    • Eloy Ortiz Oakley ’96, MBA ’99 — School of Social Ecology
    • John Williams ’85 and Michelle Williams ’87 — School of Social Sciences
    • Sheniece Smith, paralegal certificate ’08 — Division of Continuing Education

    Additional awards:

    • Outstanding Alumni Athlete — Scott Brooks ’87 
    • Distinguished Young Alumna — Lorina Ting Deng ’14
    • Outstanding Faculty Achievement — Anthony James ’73, Ph.D. ’79
    • Outstanding Staff Achievement — Goran Matijasevic, M.S. ’85, Ph.D. ’91
    • Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award — Martha Morales
    • Outstanding Graduate Student Award — Yader Lanuza

    Award Descriptions >

    List of Past Recipients>


    Scholarship

    In addition to honoring UC Irvine's best, the generous participation of alumni and friends in the Lauds & Laurels program allows the UCIAA to award more than $100,000 annually in scholarships to meritorious undergraduate and graduate students so they may pursue their educational goals at UC Irvine.

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    *Net proceeds from the event support the UCI Alumni Association Endowed Student Scholarship Fund.




    Questions?
    UCI Alumni Association
    (949) 824-2586
    alumni@uci.edu
    Location:
    Secret Dining Location nearby
    Parking available in Mesa Parking Structure.