Since 1986, the UCR Alumni Association has honored graduates who personify the University's tradition of excellence and service. Through their personal and professional achievements, these individuals bring distinction to UCR, contribute to the betterment of society and enhance their communities.
2013 Alumni Award Recipients
Distinguished Alumnus Award
Virginia Phillips ’79 BA History
The most prestigious of the honors bestowed by the UCR Alumni Association. The award is based on national and international distinction in one's field and significant contribution to humankind.
Alumni Service Award
Ronald Stovitz ’64 BA Political Science
Honors superior service in the public sector or a sustained pattern of volunteer service in the community, arts or for the benefit of UCR that has positively represented the University and fellow citizens.
Outstanding Young Alumnus Award
Ernesto (Ernie) Rios ’07 MBA
Presented to alumni under the age of 35 with a significant record of career and/or civic achievement and promise in their profession.
View highlights of last year's Chancellor dinner here