UK Alumni Association clubs honored for outstanding contributions
LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 1, 2021) – The mission of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association is to engage, connect, serve and celebrate alumni and friends of the university.
UK Alumni Association clubs play a vital role in achieving this mission by bringing together alumni from their local communities to demonstrate their love and support for their alma mater through a variety of events and activities throughout year round. Some of these events include game night before, group outings, social and professional networking events, service projects, book awards, scholarship fundraisers, student mailings. and more.
The UK Alumni Association recognized several of its clubs at the Alumni Service Awards and Club Awards dinner at the association’s annual summer workshop on Friday, June 18, held this year at the Embassy Suites by Lexington / UK Coldstream.
Awards were presented to alumni clubs in and out of the state in the following six categories: alumni engagement, scholarship, service, student recruitment, new and creative programming, and the most. improved – and were determined by the Advisory Board of Past Presidents.
The following clubs were recognized during the dinner for their outstanding contributions in one or more categories:
- Christian County: scholarship
- Clark County: Alumni Engagement and Scholarships
- Fayette County: Most Improved, New and Creative Alumni Engagement, Programming, Scholarship and Service
- County of Fulton: Alumni Engagement and Scholarships
- Hardin County: service
- Greater Louisville: alumni engagement, new and creative programming, scholarship and service
- McCracken County: Alumni Engagement and Scholarships
- Northern Kentucky / Greater Cincinnati: Alumni Engagement and Scholarships
Price out of state:
- Greater Atlanta: Alumni Engagement and New and Creative Programming
- Greater Birmingham: scholarship
- Charlotte: Alumni Engagement, Most Improved, and Student Recruitment
- Chicagoland: new and creative programming, scholarship and service
- Dallas / Fort Worth: alumni engagement
- Greater Houston: Scholarships and Service
- Jacksonville: alumni engagement
- Greater Nashville: service
- National capital: alumni engagement, student service and recruitment
- New York: alumni engagement and student recruitment
- Northeastern Ohio: scholarship
- Northern Alabama: alumni engagement
- Pacific Northwest: Alumni Engagement and Scholarships
- Sarasota / Suncoast: alumni engagement
- St. Louis: alumni engagement and new and creative programming
- Triangle Area, North Carolina: recruiting students
- Upstate SC: engagement of alumni
The UK Alumni Association is committed to fostering the lifelong engagement of alumni, friends, the association and the university. For more information on the UK Alumni Association, visit www.ukalumni.net or call 800-269-2586.