Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
Alumni Nieuws

Nominate the Alumnus of the Year 2011

15 April 2011

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:

  • Have made an exceptional contribution to society, research, culture or sports,
  • Are an inspiration to others
  • AND are a promise for the future (The Alumnus of the Year award is a midcareer prize).

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 .

Read more about the Alumnus of the Year 2010 and 2009 >>>

Last modified:22 July 2021 11.25 a.m.
printView this page in: Nederlands

More news

  • 15 June 2021

    From ‘closed’ science to Open Science

    Vera Heininga is the Open Science coordinator and future programme leader of the upcoming Open Science programme of the University of Groningen. Together with her colleagues, she created the Open Science Community Groningen (OSCG). She explains...

  • 17 May 2021

    ‘Encouraging young people, that’s my most important job’

    Four and a half years ago, he received the Nobel Prize. During the award ceremony in Stockholm, Ben Feringa made a resolution: I will put science on the map. His mission is being given a new boost with the establishment of the Ben Feringa Fund,...

  • 10 May 2021

    ‘Give people with dementia more freedom to organize their own social lives’

    Older people with memory problems who live at home are extraordinarily resourceful when it comes to staying in control of their activities outside the home. Demographers Jodi Sturge and Mirjam Klaassens are certainly impressed. ‘It’s not about...