About the Award

The Honorary Alumni Award annually honors friends of the College for their personal contribution toward pharmacy achievement, leadership and service to the profession, or exhibits exceptional service to the College. These individuals inspire our students and serve as role models. 

Nominees include individuals who have made contributions to the theory and practice of pharmacy, demonstrated major accomplishments in a professional pharmacy practice or in pharmaceutical research and development. Recipients also include those who have managed or directed an organization that has made noteworthy national or international contributions to the pharmacy profession, in addition to truly exceptional service to their community, the College, the profession, or the public.

To nominate an individual for this award, please follow this link.

2022 Honorary Alumni Award Recipients

Past Honorary Alumni Award Recipients*

2021 Honorary Alumni Award Recipients

Barbara Kelley, BBA, BA, MBA
Edward Yorty, MS Fin, FCAS, FSA MAAA

2019 Honorary Alumni Award Recipient

Leslie Williams, BSN, MBA

2018 Honorary Alumni Award Recipients

Kate Gainer, PharmD
Lisa Ploehn, PharmD

2017 Honorary Alumni Award Recipients

Mundi McCarty, BS
CoraLynn Trewet, PharmD

2016 Honorary Alumni Award Recipient

Bernard A. Sorofman, PhD, FAPhA

2015 Honorary Alumni Award Recipient

George Hiller, ’80 BBA, ’82 MBA

2014 Honorary Alumni Award Recipients

Robert Greenwood, PharmD
James Otterbeck, BBA, MBA

*No ceremony was held in 2020.