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The University of Groningen is proud of its alumni. They are the ambassadors of the University, which would like to affirm this bond by presenting an award to an alumnus who has reached an exceptional achievement in society. The Alumnus of the Year is nominated by the alumni community itself. In 2011, the award will be given out for the third time.
Alumnus of the Year 2011
To qualify for the title of ‘Alumnus of the Year’, a candidate must meet the following criteria. We are looking for people who:
Do you know of someone who is a perfect candidate for the title ‘Alumnus of the Year’? Please put forward their name before May 16 2011 to Ms. Yvonne Jordens of the Department of Alumnirelations and Fundraising of the RUG: Y.M.Jordens-Streng rug.nl .
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