2013 Homecoming Gala


The Nevada Alumni Association is proud to announce the 2013 Nevada Alumni Association award recipients. The alumni association congratulates all of the outstanding alumni for their accomplishments and support of the university.

The honorees will be recognized during the 2013 Homecoming Gala on October 23, 2013. 

Alumnus of the Year
Major General Mark Yenter ‘81


Professional Achievement

Kris Hackbusch ’98, ‘00M.A. 

Lauralyn McCarthy ‘92 

James E. Murphy ’87, ‘91M.D.

George Ross ‘46

Marena Works ’95, ’07M.P.H. 


University Service

Marvin “Dick” Gilbert ‘49

Warren Lerude ‘61

Ron Zideck ‘59


Outstanding Young Alumnus

Brita Muller ‘09

Claire Vaye Watkins ‘07

Matthew Wolden ’03, ‘05M.P.H.


Alumni Association Service

Tracey Delaplain ’83, ’87M.D.

Julie Rowe ‘94

Derek Zielinski ‘05


Chapter of the Year

Nevada Football Alumni


2013 College and Unit Distinguished Alumni


Business - Eren Ozmen ‘85MBA

Division of Health Sciences - Mary Ann Lambert ‘82M.S.

Education - Jaculine Chiatovich Jones ‘64, ‘70M.Ed, ‘73Ed.D.

Engineering - Joyce Holtzclaw ‘87, ‘90MBA

Liberal Arts - Lois Mikawa '80M.Ed., '87Ed.D.

Libraries - Bob Morrill '59                       

Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering - Sam Arentz ‘68

Outstanding Graduate Student Alumnus - Ryan Dotson ‘02, ‘05M.S.

School of Medicine - Paul Roth ‘74A.A.M.D.

Science - Gary Clemons ‘81

The Reynolds School - Karole Morgan-Prager ‘84


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