The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize alumni whose outstanding achievements and services to humanity have brought credit to University of the Pacific. Nominations for Alumni Awards from the University community and friends of the university are welcome.
On January 28, 2023, six Pacific alumni returned to campus to be recognized for their outstanding achievements. These innovators and leaders were honored with one of the Pacific Alumni Association's most prestigious awards, the Distinguished Alumni Award. The recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards are:
Medallion of Excellence: Tony Chan '77 PHS and Virginia (Chang) Chan '77 PHS
Professional Service: Leonard Armato '75 COP
Public Service: Cindy (Bava) Spiro '76 '84 COP
University Service: Ted Leland '70 '74 COP
Young Alumni: Daniel Idzkowski '12 BUS