UOG announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni winners

UOG announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni winners

UOG announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni winners


1/22/2019

The University of Guam is excited to announce the names of the winners for the 2018 University of Guam Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards were handed out on Nov. 17 at the all-class annual UOG alumni reunion at the Dusit Thani. Winners were selected by a panel of judges that included key UOG leaders, representatives of the UOG Alumni Association, and notable community judges. One award was given to each graduate of the University’s schools and colleges as well as to an alum who is retired from the military or actively serving in the military.

University of Guam

 

Margaret “Peggy” Denney

College of Natural and Applied Sciences
B.S. Agriculture, UOG, 2001
i*recycle Program Administrator

 University of Guam

Dr. Ronald Canos
School of Education
Masters in Education, Administration and Supervision, UOG, 2006
High School Teacher, Simon Sanchez High School, Fine Arts Program

University of Guam

 

Valerie Reyes
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
M.A., Counseling, UOG, 2010
Salvation Army Lighthouse Recovery Center Director

University of Guam

 

Dr. Juan Rapadas

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
B.A. in Psychology, UOG, 1989
University of Hawaii - Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychologist, Client Service and Family Counseling Division, Judiciary of Guam

University of Guam

 

Gener Deliquina
School of Business and Public Administration
BBA Major in Accounting and Minor in Management, UOG, 1992
Chief Executive Officer, Coast360

University of Guam

 

Brigadier General Diron Cruz
Military
B.A. Business Management, UOG 1985
Assistant Adjutant General – Army, Guam Army National Guard

Award Selection Criteria:

All nominees’ application packets were rated in the following areas:

  1. Professional accomplishment in the field: Has the nominee attained a high level of distinction and achievement through scholarship, research, teaching, creative contributions to the arts (comprising humanities, performing and fine arts, social sciences, and business) or sciences (comprising science, engineering, and health sciences) and/or service to society?
  2. Does the candidate exhibit a high degree of character and integrity?
  3. Does the candidate show civic and University involvement, awareness, and concern?
  4. Does the nominee's achievements have local, national, and/or international significance?

The awards are expected to be given out again in 2019. A call for nominations will take place starting in June of this year.

For more information, please contact Norman Analista, Director, Development & Alumni Affairs, University of Guam at 797-3333 or email analistan@triton.uog.edu