The Alumni of Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed by the UAH Alumni Association. The award recognizes graduates who have distinguished themselves professionally and personally and who exemplify the high standards of UAH. Winners are selected by a committee from nominations made by alumni, faculty, and friends. The Alumni of Achievement Award was created in 2001 as part of the university's 50 years of class celebration. 2015 Alumni of Achievement Dr. Curtis Bridgeman Dean, Willamette University College of Law BA Philosophy '96 Learn more Dr. Cindy Cooke Family Nurse Practitioner, Fox Army Health Center MS Nursing '98 Learn more Mr. Dan Dumbacher Professor of Engineering Practice, Purdue University MAS '84 Learn more Ms. Renee Ryan CEO and Managing Partner, Language That Works, LLC BSBA Finance '83; BA Spanish '08 Learn more Dr. Krista Walton Associate Professor and Marvin R. McClatchey and Ruth McClatchey Cline Faculty Fellow, Georgia Tech BSE Chemical Engineering '00 Learn more Congratulations to the 2015 Alumni of Achievement Award Honorees! View photos from the 2015 Awards Ceremony Past Alumni of Achievement Honorees List of Past Honorees Nominate an alumnus for a 2016 Alumni of Achievement Award Criteria Nomination Form * All nominations for 2016 awards are due by March 1, 2016.