Distinguished Alumni & Service Awards

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Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes outstanding achievement and/or leadership demonstrated by the recipients in their chosen fields of interest, or to the University of South Alabama, over an extended period of time. These achievements may include personal or professional recognition and/or accomplishments. Recognition not determined by service rendered to the University of South Alabama or to the National Alumni Association, but these may be included in consideration.

V. Gordon Moulton Distinguished Service Award

The V. Gordon Moulton Distinguished Service Award recognizes exceptional or continuing service to the University of South Alabama and/or the Alumni Association. This award is designed to publicly acknowledge those individuals or organizations who have volunteered significant amounts of time, talents and resources to the University or the Association over an extended period of time. This award is named in honor of the second president of the University of South Alabama, V. Gordon Moulton, in recognition of his more than 45 years of service to the University. Nominees do not have to be University of South Alabama alumni.

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes exceptional or continuing service to the University of South Alabama, community, state, nation or international country.  This award is designed to acknowledge those alumni who have made exemplary contributions including public service, philanthropy, volunteerism, time or talents benefiting the community, state, nation and/or an international country.  Nominees must be University of South Alabama alumni.   

This year's Distinguished Alumni and Service Award gala will be held Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:00p.m. at the Mitchell Center, on USA's campus. Our award winners are: 

Stephen Erwin Clements '78
Christopher C. Melton '81
Thomas M. Miller, MD '81
Joseph I. Molyneux, Ph.D. '70
Thomas Joe Purvis '74

 

To purchase tables or tickets to the 2018 Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards gala, please complete this form and mail to: USA Alumni Association, Alumni Hall, 5930 USA Drive South, Mobile, AL 36688-0002 or email: alumni@southalabama.edu. For more information or to purchase tickets over the phone, call (251) 460-7084.

Nominations for our 2019 Distinguished Alumni and Services Awards are now open. Please click here for the nomination form. Deadline for nominations is April 30, 2018. 

 

Previous Winners
2017 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
James Busby MBA '83, VADM William Dean Lee '79, John Meigs MD '79, Dr. Patsy Capps Covey and Leeman Covey
2016 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
Diana Kahler Laier '83, Dr. James E. Laier, Christopher L. Lee, Jonathan Hursh '04, James H. "Jimmy" Shumock '80 and Mark Sloan Williams MD '80
2015 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
Greg Gabel '89, MBA '98, Andy Denny '68, MEd '72, Dan Grafton '75, V. Gordon Moulton, and Warren Nicholson '82, MSEE '89
2014 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
Bobby Marks '71, Gerry Marks '73, '88, Laura Cayouette MA '88, Dr. Marshall Porterfield '93, Mary Rodning, Dr. Charles Rodning, Dr. Steven Furr '76, MD '81, Julian MacQueen'73
2013 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
Dr. David Stearns, Larry Lilley, Jr. '92, Holle Briskman '69, Robbie McGhee '93, Tommy Zoghby '76, MBA '89
2012 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
David Whiddon `69, Terrence Tumpey, Ph.D. `97, The Honorable Victor Gaston MA `70, Glenn Sebastian Ph.D., and The Honorable Don Davis `78.
2011 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
Christie Miree `93; Michael Thompson `72; Herbert and Fanny Meisler; Dr. Damon Andrew `98, M.S. `99; Sydney Raine; and Carol Kittrell `83.
2010 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
Dr. Frank V. Degruy III, M.D. '77; Geri S. Moulton; JoAnn S. Broadus, post-master’s certificate 1996;
Michael Saxon; Dr. Pamela T. Henson '84, Lt. Col. Brian G. Casleton '87; Barbara S. Malkove '69 and John W. Mincy '70.
2009 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
Gigi Armbrecht ’75, MBA ’88; The Crampton Trust; Don McCrory ’70; Dr. Johnson Haynes, Jr., COM ’80; Goldie Ungar; Major General Michael Sumrall ’70; Marlon Anderson; and Jim Yance ’70
2008 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
E. Thomas Corcoran ’70, Dr. James L. Harris ’79, Celia Mann Baehr M.B.A. ’82, Dr. Steven H. Stokes, M.D., ’80, The Honorable Bob Riley, Robin A. Hurst ’68, The Honorable Samuel L. Jones, R. Bruce McCrory ’72.
2007 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
The Honorable Kenneth Simon ’76; Capt. Robert “Ron” Jenkins III ’73; Steve Kittrell ’7, M.A. ’73; The Honorable Richard Shelby; the Mobile Press-Register; Judy Culbreth ’72 and Neil Henderson, M.S. ’90
2006 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
The Honorable Herman Y. Thomas '83; John "Jack" Donovan, Jr., '85; the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Eugene de Juan, Jr., '79, Dr. Joseph Benoit, Jr., '82, '86, Luis Gonzalez, attended '85-'89 and The Honorable Herbert L. "Sonny" Callahan
2005 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award Winners
Tina Allen'78; James and Ann Nix; Abraham Mitchell; Dr. Laurie Beth Owen'80; Jon Lieber; Mark Hoffman'74; Mike Dow, '71, MBA '77; Mayer and Arlene Mitchell.