Nominations

Call for Nominations for Awards and Recognitions

The deadline for Nominations is Friday, August 24, 2018.

50th Anniversary of the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center Celebration and Gala

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center, the Steering Committee is requesting nominations of distinguished alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the African American Cultural Center and University of Connecticut for recognitions and awards at the 50th Anniversary Gala. The event will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the Rome Ballroom, Storrs Campus.

AACC Medal of Distinction

The AACC Medal of Distinction recognizes exceptional achievement of alums in a particular field or profession. The medal will be presented to an alum of remarkable achievement and service to University of Connecticut and the African American Cultural Center.

H. Fred Simons Distinguished Service Award

The H. Fred Simons Service Award will be presented to a distinguished nominee with a history of extraordinary service to University of Connecticut and the African American Cultural Center.

AACC Outstanding Young Alumni Award

The Outstanding Young Alumni Award will be presented to an alum in recognition of outstanding service to University of Connecticut and to the community since graduation from UConn and for professional excellence in a chosen career/field. The recipient shall be 40 years of age or younger.

AACC Memorial Recognition Award

The Memorial Recognition Award will be presented to honor nominees who are no longer with us but who faithfully served the AACC and UConn and whose dedication and commitment to the University was unsurpassed.