Manion Award

The Jerry Manion Outstanding Student Award

2017 Recipient: Danica Ordoñez

Coming from Little Rock, Danica graduated with a degree in Biochemistry, and minors in Art and Interdisciplinary Studies. In the summer of 2016, Danica worked with Dr. Victoria Dunlap, a current faculty member, where they studied the structural behaviors of the intrinsically disordered protein ligands of Calmodulin. Danica will be continuing her education at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine in the Fall of 2017. Danica is pictured here (left) on her graduation day with Dr. Dunlap (right).

All of the past winners can be viewed here.

Dr. Jerry Manion

Dr. Manion

In loving memory of Dr. Jerald M. Manion our dear colleague, professor, and friend (UCA 1965-2014).
A memorial service was held July 24, 2014 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center at UCA.
The UCA Jazz Ensembles performed a tribute to Dr. Manion and featured the Dixieland Band on his birthday September 24, 2014.

This award was made possible by generous support from Dr. Slaton Fry (UCA graduate 1980).