University of Montana Charter Day Events Scheduled For February 12 [YouTube]
The University of Montana will celebrate its 122nd birthday on Thursday, Feb. 12, with a noon-hour party and an evening Charter Day awards ceremony and reception.
Angela Weisenburger with the University of Montana Office of Alumni Relations said the day will begin with a free lunch hour cupcake party in the University Center atrium. The Charter Day awards ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the University of Montana ballroom to honor several important community members.
Weisenburger listed the honorees for the 2015 Charter Day celebration.
Montana Alumni Award: Don C. Cowles III
Associated Students of UM Student Service Award: Mike Hopkins
Robert T. Pantzer Presidential Humanitarian Award: Stephen Kalm
Neil S. Bucklew Presidential Service Award: Deborah Doyle McWhinney
Tom Boone Town and Gown Award: Karen Ruth Adams
Outstanding Volunteer Award: Wilena Old Person (Yakama/Blackfeet)
Outstanding Service to the External Community Award: Nancy Noel Marra
John Ruffatto Memorial Award: Shawn F. Clouse
George M. Dennison Presidential Faculty Award for Distinguished Accomplishment: Ronald H. Wakimoto
George M. Dennison Presidential Staff Award for Distinguished Accomplishment: Cary Shimek
The events are free and open to the public.