We honor distinguished UToledo alumni at our annual Gala

Homecoming Gala

Sept. 30  |  6 - 9 p.m.

Event Details

The University of Toledo Alumni Association's annual Homecoming Gala is a chance for us to thank and honor our alumni who make an impact every day in communities across the country and the world.

Each year, we present the Gold T, Daniel J. Saevig Blue T and Edward H. Schmidt Outstanding Young Alum awards, as well as honored distinguished graduates from each of UToledo's 12 colleges.

The Gold T is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to his or her field of endeavor and has been of service to the University, community or nation. The Daniel J. Saevig Blue T is awarded in recognition of an individual's outstanding service to the UToledo Alumni Association and the University through committee and community involvement.

In memory of Edward H. Schmidt, the Outstanding Young Alum Award is presented to an alumnus under the age of 40 in recognition of outstanding achievement in his or her field of endeavor.

2022 Homecoming Awardees

Headshot photo of Shanetta Griffin smiling at camera with U.S. flag in backgroundGold T Award

Shannetta Griffin ’85

Headshot photo of Laurie Adams with her arms crossed, smiling at cameraDaniel J. Saevig Blue T Award

Laurie Adams ’86

Headshot photo of Danielle Lutman with her smiling on UToledo's campusEdward H. Schmidt Outstanding Young Alum Award

Danielle Lutman ’15, ’17

Headshot photo of Jackie Calmes smiling at camera

College of Arts and Letters Distinguished Alumni Award

Jacqueline Calmes ’77

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John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation distinguished Alumni Award

Steven Klar ’69

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College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Marla Perez-Davis ’87

Headshot photo of Joseph DrakeCollege of GRADUATE STUDIES Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Joseph Dake ’97, ’98, ’99, ’99,’02

Graphic reading photo coming soonCollege of Health and Human Services Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Christie Jenkins ’01, ’09

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Judith Herb College of Education Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Cecelia Adams ’80, ’91, ’96

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College of Law Distinguished Alumni Award

The Hon. Myron Duhart II ’96

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College of Medicine and Life Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Ada Stewart ’00

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College of natural sciences and mathematics distinguished alumni award

Dr. Douglas Geiger ’82, ’84, ’84, ’87


College of Nursing distinguished alumni award

Kevin Poitinger ’89

Headshot photo of Gireesh Gupchup smiling at camera

College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Gireesh Gupchup ’90, ’93

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Jesup Scott Honors College distinguished alumni award

Dr. Kevin Hayes ’81, ’83


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university college Distinguished Alumni Award

Brian Carpenter ’92, ’10


Last Updated: 10/7/22