The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association on alumni, faculty and friends. Recipients of this prestigious award have translated their UMass Amherst experience into distinguished achievement in the public, business or professional realms and bring honor to UMass Amherst and to their field of endeavor. This year's Awards Ceremony will be on Wednesday, April 3, at the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
Mel Yoken '60, '72 PhD, 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award
Mary Deane Sorcinelli '78 EdD, 2013 Distinguished Alumni Service Award
Richard Neal 2013 Distinguished Honorary Alumni Award
Michaela Pommells '02, 2013 Distinguished Young Alumni Award
Fred Feldman, 2013 Distinguished Faculty Award