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Alumni Award Winners
The Alumni Awards are given every year during the fall at the annual Alumni Reunion. If you have someone you'd like to nominate for an award, you can do it here! The deadline for submissions is Friday, July 27st.
The Legacy Award honors the UIC College of Pharmacy's longstanding history by celebrating its tradition of excellence in all areas of pharmacy including research, education, administration, and practice. This award recognizes the vital role of building and advancing our college.
The Legacy Award was not given in 2017.
Alumnus of the Year
One of the highest honors given to an alumnus by the college, Alumnus of the Year recognizes a graduate who has had a distinguished career, exhibits leadership, and has contributed significantly to the pharmacy profession.
2017 Winner - Bob Heyman, BS ’52
The Rising Star Award recognizes an alum who graduated within the last ten years and have distinguished themselves in their career while showing great promise for the future.
2017 Winner - Nicole Avant, PharmD ’12
2017 Winner - Scott Wirth, PharmD ’07
Jesse Stewart Service Award
The Jesse Stewart Service Award is named in honor of a former faculty member and recognizes a person who has been generous in his or her service to the profession, the community and/or the college.
2017 Winner - Ed Cohen, BS ’75