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Alumnae Council: Service Recognition Awards

Alumnae Council

National Service Citation Award

Initiated in 1954, the Alumnae Council’s National Service Citation award honors UMAC members who have been active in alumnae functions for a minimum of five (5) years. Individuals who qualify for this award have regularly attended annual Fall and Spring Alumnae Council meetings, have held leadership positions in the Alumnae Council and on the local alumnae club level such as officer, board member, standing committee chair, and committee chair for at least two (2) years, and have overall exhibited a willingness to assume leadership and to promote a positive and informative image of the U-M in the community. Recent recipients include:

  • Diane Hummel – Grand Rapids Federation
  • Dr. Helen Clay-Spotser — Detroit Association
  • Helen Hill – Henderson House
  • Lea Goodsell — Unaffiliated
  • Sondra Loucks Wilson — Grand Rapids Federation
  • Edith Bletcher – Unaffiliated
  • Cerise Tounsel – Detroit Association

Council Recognition Award

Initiated in 1993, the Alumnae Council’s Recognition Award honors UMAC members who have been active in alumnae functions for a minimum of three (3) years. Individuals who qualify for this award have held leadership positions on the local alumnae club level such as officer, committee chair, or event chair, and have overall exhibited a willingness to promote a positive and informative image of the U-M in the community. Recent recipients include:

  • Jade VanderVelde – Grand Rapids Federation
  • Linda Moragne – Detroit Association
  • Lois McIntyre – Detroit Association
  • Claudette R. Crockett – Detroit Association
  • L. Marie Lumpkin – Detroit Association
  • Claire Michelini –Birmingham

To nominate an individual for UMAC’s National Service Citation Award or Council Recognition Award use the Alumnae Council Awards Nomination Form.

Click here to see a list of Alumnae Council Awards Recipients through the years.

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