Ivan Allen College Distinguished Alumni Awards

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Ivan Allen College 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Distinguished Alumni Awards Program for alumni, faculty, staff, graduate students, student leaders, and friends of the College

Historic Academy of Medicine
875 West Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA  30309

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Networking Reception with Wine and a Buffet Dinner
Hosted in collaboration with the Ivan Allen College Alumni Affinity Group
5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Awards Program 
7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

Dean Jacqueline J. Royster

Special Remarks
Provost Rafael L. Bras

Award Presentations

 Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Awards ★

Jennifer Abrams
(Public Policy)

Graduate Student
Gene Kansas
(Digital Media)

Kenneth J. Knoespel
(Literature, Media, and Communication and History and Sociology)

★ Distinguished Alumni Trailblazer Awards 

School of Modern Languages
Benjamin Bennett  
(IAML - French 2012)
Partnership for Public Service

School of Economics
Richard House Jr.  
(ECON 1985)
Joe Mack Ventures

School of Public Policy
Susan Van Aacken  
(M.S. PP 1999)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

★ Distinguished Alumni Pioneer Awards ★

School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Ayoka Chenzira
(Ph.D. DM 2011)
Spelman College

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
David Cooper  
(IA 1996)
Anglicotech, LLC

School of History and Sociology
The Honorable Michelle Homier  
(HTS 1999)
State Court of Cherokee County

★ Dean’s Appreciation Award 

Homer Rice 
Legendary Football Coach and Georgia Tech Athletic Director

Closing Remarks

Dean Royster


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RSVP for the event


*Parking and Public Transportation: Parking is available behind the Academy on a first come, first served basis. If the lot is full, the attendant can direct you to other parking options. The Tech Trolley stops in front of the Academy. The Midtown MARTA station is .2 miles, a five minute walk.


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