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Presidential Citation Award

Each year, the Alumni Alliance awards the Presidential Citation Award to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding and continuing service to the University of Missouri and its campuses. The Alliance selects one person from each campus and Extension, and the UM System president may select recipients on behalf of the system.  

Recipients of the 2014 Presidential Citation Award

presented on February 25, 2015 

Ron Wood

 

Outstanding Service to the University of Missouri

Ron Wood

Ron Wood is an active member of the MU College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council,
a Mizzou Advocate, Jefferson Club Ambassador, Chancellor Society Fellow, Shamrock Society
Fellow and a Life Member of the Mizzou Alumni Association. In each of these roles, Wood
serves with passion and commitment for higher education policy.

Troy Schulte

 

Outstanding Service to the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Troy Schulte

As city manager for Kansas City, Missouri, Troy Schulte consistently looks for ways to
strengthen the university and its role in the fabric of the community. He is present and
involved at university events and projects, from speaking to students at commencement
to advocating for UMKC’s priorities locally.
 

Susan H. Rothschild

 

Outstanding Service to the Missouri University of Science and Technology

Susan H. Rothschild

Susan Rothschild began serving on the Miner Alumni Association Board of Directors in
1998, and was president from 2010-2012. She has been a consistent advocate at Legislative
Day as a member of the Alumni Alliance since 2007. Among her many volunteer roles,
Rothschild serves as a Chancellor’s Leadership Academy Speaker, on the Dean’s Advisory
Council, and as a Computer Science Academy Member and Class Coordinator.
 

Hubert Hoosman

 

Outstanding Service to the University of Missouri-St.Louis

Hubert Hoosman

Hubert Hoosman has a long history of involvement in the University of Missouri – St. Louis,
including serving terms as president of the African-American chapter and the Alumni Association
Governing Board, and as a member of the Alumni Alliance. As a Chancellor’s Council member,
Hoosman led a successful campaign to establish a memorial plaza in honor of former UMSL
Chancellor Marguerite Ross Barnett.
 

Ronda Elfrink

Outstanding Service to the University of Missouri Extension

Ronda Elfrink

Ronda Elfrink is a role model for leadership in the area of civic responsibility and has given
countless hours in support of University of Missouri Extension. As the elected assessor in
Bollinger County, Elfrink has been a proponent for Extension in southeast Missouri. As a
volunteer, she serves on the county extension council in Bollinger County, as secretary of
the University of Missouri Extension State Council, and is past chair of the Alumni Alliance.
 

 

 View past recipients of the Alumni Alliance Presidential Citation Award.

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Reviewed 2015-02-27.