Arizona Alumni salutes University of Arizona alumni for their achievements, public service, advocacy for education, volunteerism and service to students, the colleges and the university.
Natalie A. LaHood ’12 ’14
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Leader in the global health arena with a passion for helping the underserved.
Jannick Rolland-Thompson ’90
James C. Wyant College of Optical Science
Pioneer in the field of optical sciences with extraordinary technical achievements, distinguished service, volunteerism, and commitment to the next generation with a focus on diversity and inclusion.
Alok Patel ’07 ’12
The Honors College
A practicing pediatrician, entrepreneur and health care visionary utilizing his innovative communication skills and talent to make a tangible difference in the lives of people.
Daniel Derksen ’79 ’84
College of Medicine – Tucson
Nationally renowned health care policy and rural health expert with a passion for leading efforts to improve health of underserved populations.
Scott Pask '90
College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture
Internationally acclaimed and award-winning scenic designer with a talent for creating built environments to enhance the spirit of a story.
Sue Roe '68 '72
College of Nursing
Highly respected professional and community leader, skillful facilitator, an accomplished administrator and change agent.
Walt Zipperman '69
Eller College of Management
Business executive dedicated to improving student experiential learning who is playing an integral role in developing tomorrow’s business leaders.
Brad Slater '96
College of Fine Arts
Entertainment industry executive with a large portfolio of highly successful actors who finds time to give back to students by providing curriculum advice and real-world training outside of the classroom.
Laura N. Banks-Reed '43 '66 '70 '81
College of Education
A born leader and pioneer for diversity and civil rights in Tucson who has distinguished herself and the university throughout her career in education, community engagement and philanthropy.
Dana Vandersip '88
College of Humanities
Successful philanthropist and culture-setting executive, leading teams involved in making a difference in areas of great human interest to positively impact society.
Jani C. Ingram '90
College of Science
Scientist with an impressive career as an educator and in research with a commitment to investigating environmental health factors and servicing underrepresented populations.
Dave Schechter '90
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Business executive and community leader who is committed to assisting future generations who have typically been underserved.
Steven Russo '75 '78
James E. Rodgers College of Law
Arizona law firm principal widely known for his contributions to the legal profession and a longstanding philanthropist with a passion to help shape the next visionaries and community pillars.
Mike Hoover '83
College of Engineering
Business executive dedicated to the construction and engineering communities at local and national levels, and a champion for the university.
F. Ronald Rayner '64
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
A fourth-generation farmer and a key player in the transition and sustainability of Arizona’s agribusiness sector.