Nominations are due by July 1, 2011.
Selection criteria for the recipients of the African American Alumni Achievement Awards include but are not limited to:
- National or international reputation in their field.
- Outstanding contribution in their field
- Achievements, patent on a new discovery or an innovation in their field.
- Selection for national or international awards.
- The recipient must be an alumnus/a of UTC.
African American Achievement
As part of UTC's 125th anniversary and UT's 50th anniversary of desegregation, UTC will recognize African American alumni who have made significant contributions to the community and society in their areas of expertise or talent and whose accomplishments and career have reflected glory on the University.
"We are seeking nominations for African American men or women who are alumni of UTC and who have demonstrated the ideal of excellence by achieving success and recognition," said Jayne Holder '74, alumni director. "Through their achievement, they bring distinction to themselves and the University, and we want to take this celebration year as an opportunity to recognize them."
The awards will be given at a special celebratory dinner on November 19.
Qualified recipients may be chosen from the following
• Engineering & technology
• Health care, and
Successful nominees will clearly exemplify the quality of excellence to which the University is committed.