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SUBJECT: Memorial University to present 39th annual Alumni Tribute Awards

DATE: Oct. 22

Master of ceremonies Sheila Williams (B.Mus.Ed.’06) will host the 39th annual Alumni Tribute Awards on Monday, Oct. 26, at Signal Hill Campus, from 7-8 p.m.

The event will also be livestreamed.
The Alumni Tribute Awards are the highest honour that can be bestowed upon members of the Memorial alumni family, now nearly 100,000 graduates worldwide, who have made outstanding contributions in Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond.
The 2020 honourees are as follows:

  • Lisa Browne (BA’91, MBA’93), Alumna of the Year
  • Geoff Emberley (B.Eng.’74, MBA’83), J.D. Eaton Award
  • Aatif Baskanderi (B.Eng.’08, MTM’15), Horizon Award
  • Courtney Clarke (BA’12, MIPGC’15), Outstanding Community Service Award

For further information on the recipients, please visit the Gazette.
Media agencies are invited to attend. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, 24-hour advance notice must be provided.
To confirm your attendance, please contact Heidi Wicks, communications advisor, Alumni Engagement, Office of Public Engagement, at 709-330-5204 or

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