2016 Founders' Day Awards

In 2016, the following individuals will be honored by the Arizona State University Alumni Association at its annual Founders’ Day Awards Dinner.

The award ceremony has been a signature event for the university for decades, and honors individuals who exemplify the spirit of the founders of the Territorial Normal School of Arizona, ASU’s predecessor institution, which received its charter from the Thirteenth Territorial Legislature on March 7, 1885.

Faculty Achievement Awards  

Faculty Achievement Research Award

Charles Arntzen, Regents’ Professor, Biodesign Institute Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology; Florence Ely Nelson Presidential Chair, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Achievement Service Award.

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Faculty Achievement Service Award

Josephine Peyton Marsh, associate professor, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College; professor-in-residence, Arizona State University Preparatory Academy – Phoenix

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Faculty Achievement Teaching Award

Wendy Hultsman, director of undergraduate programs and associate professor, School of Community Resources and Development, College of Public Service and Community Solutions

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Alumni Achievement Awards

Young Alumni Achievement Award

Courtney Klein ’05 B.I.S., ’10 M.Np.S., co-founder and CEO, SEED SPOT

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Alumni Achievement Award

Derrick Hall '91 B.S., president and CEO, Arizona Diamondbacks

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Founders Day - Special message for Derrick Hall from ASU Alumni Association on Vimeo.

 

Philanthropists of the Year

Cindy and Mike Watts, co-owners/co-founders, Sunstate

Cindy & Mike Watts - Philanthropists of the Year from ASU Alumni Association on Vimeo.

Previous Founders' Day Honorees can be found here