40th Annual Alumni Awards

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Mahler Hall 
The Georgia Center
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

11:30 a.m. - Doors Open; Noon - Luncheon

Come celebrate fellow FACS alumni and friends at our 40th Annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. We are excited to induct University Professor Dr. Zo Stoneman into the FACS Honor Hall of Recognition. Since arriving at UGA in 1976, her grants total $22 million, she authored 135 publications and received the Heart of Gold Award from the AADD, All About Developmental Disabilities. All of our 2017 honorees and nominees continue the proud FACS tradition of providing life-changing opportunities for students, removing barriers to education through philanthropy and performing cutting-edge research focused on solving some of the world’s greatest problems.

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  • 2017 FACS Alumni Award Recipients

  • Honor Hall of Recognition

    Zolinda Stoneman, Ph.D.
    Director, UGA Institute on Human Development and Disability
  • Distinguished Alumni Award

    Joan Fischer (MS ’82, Ph.D. ’92)
    Professor, UGA Department of Foods and Nutrition
  • Emily Quinn Pou Professional Achievement Award

    Meredith Johnson (BSFCS ’00, M.Ed ’16)
    Executive Director, UGA Alumni Association
  • Outstanding Service Award

    Cindy Culver (BSFCS ’95)
    Director of School Nutrition, Marietta City Schools
  • Pacesetter Award

    Amy Goss, Ph.D. (BSFCS ’06)
    Assistant Professor, University of Alabama Birmingham
    Department of Nutrition Sciences

    Melissa Wilmarth (MS ’08, Ph.D. ’12)
    Assistant Professor, University of Alabama
    Department of Consumer Sciences

  • FACS Appreciation Award

    Sonia Steffes
    Owner, Sonia Says
  • Creswell Award

    Tracey Brigman (MS ’92)
    Clinical Assistant Professor, UGA Department of Foods and Nutrition


Become a Host Committee Sponsor

As a  host committee sponsor you will receive lunch with premier seating, special  recognition and photo opportunities with Dean Fox. A portion of your $250 gift will count as an annual gift to the FACS Alumni Association.



Thank you to our Sponsors!

Big Dawg Sponsors

  • Camille '94 and Paul Kesler
  • Landmark Properties
  • CollegeTown Properties

Red & Black Sponsors

  • Heather McElroy
  • Animal Medical Clinic of Forsythe
  • Bell & Bohannon Families

Host Committee Sponsors

  • Joy (Thomas) Elder ‘68
  • Theresa Glasheen ‘06
  • Sandra (Whaley) Derrick ‘76

If you have questions, please contact Vicky Dorsey, Director of Alumni and Corporate Engagement at alumni@fcs.uga.edu or 706-542-3386