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Alumni Award Honorees 2020

The 2020 Tuft Alumni Award recipients.
Thursday, February 18, 2021

The Tufts University Alumni Association will recognize 13 exceptional Jumbos for their career successes, contributions to the university, and civic engagement during an online celebration on Feb. 27.

This year’s Distinguished Achievement Award recipients are William Abrams, A75, A11P, A16P; Julie Salamon, J75, A11P, A16P; Xanthe Scharff, F06, F11; and V. Heather Sibbison, J83, A13P, A16P.

The Distinguished Service Award, for outstanding service to the university, goes to B. Gresh Lattimore, Jr., F65, F70, F72, and Alan D. Solomont, A70, A08P.

Ryan Pandya, E13, will receive the Young Alumni Achievement Award, and Derrick Young Jr., MG17, will be honored with the Young Alumni Service Award.  

Lee Gelernt, A84, and Nina Smith, J89, will receive the Active Citizenship and Public Service Award, which celebrates contributions to improving the lives of others.

The Career Services Award goes to Chiamaka Chima, E14, EG16, for work creating career opportunities for Tufts students and alumni.

Service citations will be awarded to Cynthia Valianti Corbett, F78, and Raphael Y. Hui, A06.

To register for the event, go to the RSVP page; the link for the event on YouTube will also be posted on the Alumni Awards page on Feb. 27.

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