Augusta University announces 2022 Distinguished Alumni, Outstanding Young Alumni

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Augusta University has announced the recipients for the institution’s 2022 Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni awards. The winners will be formally recognized at their college events during the university’s Alumni Weekend from April 22-24.

College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Alissa Eckert MS ’06, Distinguished Alumna
  • Melania Velasquez-Garcia BS ’09, MPA ’13, Outstanding Young Alumna
College of Education
  • Carey Anne Cushman BS ’04, MEd ’06, EdS ’07, Distinguished Alumna
  • Crystal Crawford BA ’09, MEd ’12, EdS ’16, Outstanding Young Alumna
College of Nursing
  • Sue Ellen Abney Roberts MSN ’86, DNP ’14, Phoebe Kandel Rohrer Distinguished Alumna
  • Thayer McGahee PhD ’98, E. Louise Grant Distinguished Alumna
  • Sidney Llorance MSN ’16, Outstanding Young Alumna

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Read more about the 2020-21 alumni award winners.

College of Science & Mathematics
  • Phillip Coule BS ’92, MD ’96, Distinguished Alumnus
  • Daniel Gray BS ’08, Outstanding Young Alumnus
Dental College of Georgia
  • Kathleen Robinson BS ’81, DMD ’90, Distinguished Alumna
  • Kajuana Farrey Sutton DMD ’09, Outstanding Young Alumna
Hull College of Business
  • Alan Griffin BBA ’82, MBA ’87, Distinguished Alumnus
  • Cole Watkins BBA ’12, Outstanding Young Alumnus
Medical College of Georgia
  • Stephen Clements MD ’66, Distinguished Alumnus, Professional Achievement
  • Bill Brooks MD ’67, Distinguished Alumnus, Loyalty
  • Leslie Wilkes MD ’65, Distinguished Alumnus, Posthumously
  • Natasha Savage MD ’07, Outstanding Young Alumna
Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences
  • Maribel Brown BA ’14, Distinguished Alumna
  • Raysean Ricks BA ’17, Outstanding Young Alumnus
School of Computer & Cyber Sciences
  • Doug Burks BS ’05, Distinguished Alumnus
  • Jeremy Garcia BS ’18, Outstanding Young Alumnus
Athletics
  • Keenan Mann BBA ’92, MBA ’96, Distinguished Alumnus
The Graduate School
  • William Bornstein MD ’76, PhD ’78, Distinguished Alumnus
  • Jennifer Iddings PhD ’15, Outstanding Young Alumna

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