Carnegie Mellon University

Alumni Association

Announcing the 2018 CMU Alumni Award Honorees

Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Association are proud to announce the 2018 CMU Alumni Award Honorees. These individuals are recognized for their outstanding achievements in their professional and vocational fields and for their dedicated service to the university.

2018 marks the inaugural presentation of the Founders Medal for Outstanding Service and Exceptional Achievement.

The Alumni Association also named the winners of the 2018 Student Engagement Awards. Learn more about these amazing students!

Alumni Awards

First presented in 1950, the CMU Alumni Awards recognize alumni, faculty and students for their service to the university and its alumni for their achievements in the arts, humanities, sciences, technology and business. To date nearly 900 individuals have been honored through the program.

2018 CMU Alumni Awards

Friday, May 18, 2018
CMU's Pittsburgh Campus

Registration is now closed, however a limited number of tickets will be available on-site beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Purnell Center for the Arts entrance.

Event Details


2018 Alumni Award Honorees

Founders Medal
Jim Swartz
(TPR 1966, H 2016)

Alumni Achievement
Njema Frazier, Ph.D.
(S 1992)

Alumni Achievement
Mark Gelfand
(S 1973)

Alumni Achievement
Tommy Oliver
(DC 2006)

Alumni Achievement
William Strecker
(E 1966, 1967, 1971)

Outstanding Recent Alumna
Ashley Kilp Godisart
(CMU 2010)

Alumni Service
Antoinette Sapet Ungaretti
(MM 1970)

Alumni Service
Robert Ungaretti
(E 1970)

Alumni Service
Andrés Webster-Henestrosa
(HNZ/A 1997, HNZ 1997)

Alumni Service
Andrew Widdowson
(CS 2005)

Alumni Service
Thomas Yeung
(TPR 1998)

Faculty & Staff Impact
Jay Devine
(DC 1984)

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor


Tartan Sponsors

  • Barbara and Fred Gilman
  • Awesome Films

Awards Partners

  • Hens and Chicks
  • Lendable Linens
  • Penn Brewery
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