Carnegie Mellon University

Alumni Association

Announcing the 2018 CMU Alumni Award Honorees

The Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Association is 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.

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.



Save the Date:
2018 CMU Alumni Awards
Friday, May 18, 2018
CMU's Pittsburgh Campus
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Alumni Award Categories

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
Andres 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)

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