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SUBJECT: Memorial University to present 38th annual Alumni Tribute Awards

DATE: Oct. 23

Note to editors

Dr. Noreen Golfman, provost and vice-president (academic), Memorial University, will present the 38th annual Alumni Tribute Awards tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 24, at Signal Hill Campus in St. John’s.

The awards are the highest honour bestowed to Memorial alumni who have made exceptional contributions right here at home and around the world.

A reception begins at 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

This year’s recipients are as follows:

  • Barry Perry, B.Comm.(Hons.)(Co-op.)’86 – Alumnus of the Year
  • Dr. Peter Collingwood, B.Med.Sci.’79, MD’81 – J.D. Eaton Award
  • Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi, Dip. in Clinical Epidemiology’09, MD’13 – Horizon Award
  • Susan Rose, BA’82, B.Ed.(High School)’86, B.Sp.Ed.’87 – Outstanding Community Service Award

To read more about each recipient, please visit online.
Media agencies are invited to attend. Limited free parking will be available.


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For more information, please contact Ronalda Walsh, senior communications advisor, Offices of Development and Alumni Engagement, at 709-864-2479 or


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