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Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Pacific Alumni Association honors distinguished alumni whose outstanding achievements and services to humanity have brought credit to the University.

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.

The 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner will be held on May 31, 2014.
Last year, the Pacific Alumni Association honored five accomplished Pacific alumni from a variety of fields. Read about their accomplishments below.

2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

An Adventurer in Changing the World:  Becky Straw, class of 2003, College of the Pacific
Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Teaching Music to Generations of Students:  Bob Moorefield, classes of 1968 and 1985, Conservatory of Music
Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Service

A Lifetime of Service to his Community:  Mitsu Kumagai, class of 1975, Benerd School of Education
Distinguished Alumni Award for Volunteer Service

Generously Serving the University:  Marshall H. “Pete” Wallace, class of 1959, School of Engineering and Computer Science
Distinguished Alumni Award for University Service

Making a Difference in the Fight Against AIDS:  Paul Kawata, Class of 1979, College of the Pacific
Distinguished Alumni Award for Public Service