The University of Central Arkansas hosts its annual awards gala, Night of Distinction, on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Farris Center and the only black-tie event of its kind in Conway.
The University of Central Arkansas will present the Distinguished Alumni Award to Terry Pillow, Chief Executive Officer of Tommy Bahama, ’76, and Dr. Joe Allison, Research Fellow at Phillips 66, ’79. The Alumni Service Award also will be presented to Patsy Minton Newton, lifetime member of the UCA Alumni Association and dedicated volunteer, ’52.
In addition to recognizing these individuals for their achievements, Night of Distinction will also serve as the public announcement of the Norbert O. Schedler Honors College Campaign that will raise $3 million for the Travel Abroad Grant (TAG) and Undergraduate Research Grants for Education (URGE) programs.
For more information or to purchase tickets for the gala, go to the website uca.edu/gala or call 501-450-3197.