Skinkis in a vineyard

Patricia Skinkis is the 2017 Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient. Skinkis is an associate professor and viticulture extension specialist at Oregeon State University. Photo by Lynn Ketchum, Oregon State University.

Alumni Awards

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

The UW-River Falls Alumni Association established this award in 2014 to recognize the accomplishments of individuals who have excelled in professional and civic accomplishments and have graduated from UWRF within the last 15 years. The award will be presented at the annual scholarship benefit in the spring. 

The UWRF Alumni Advisory Board selects the award recipients based on the recommendations of the Awards and Recognition Committee of the UWRF Alumni Advisory Board. Nominations for the award may be submitted by members of the UWRF community, alumni, and UWRF Foundation/Alumni Board members. A written recommendation should be attached to the nomination form and is limited to two pages.

The written recommendation should address the following award criteria:
      - Excelled in their professions and provided service to their
      - Continuing interest and loyalty to the University   

Nominations are due by Wednesday, November 21, 2018 and should be sent to Dan McGinty, Director of Alumni Relations, 310 South Hall, 410 S. Third Street, River Falls, WI 54022. Please call Dan at (715) 425-3505 if you have any questions.   

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Toll-Free: 1-877-258-6647
Fax: 1-715-425-3506
310 South Hall
410 South Third St
River Falls, WI 54022
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