your neck out?
sought for 'Giraffe Award'
know an individual who has taken personal or professional risks
to stand up for what he or she believes, in order to make a
difference for the common good in a New Mexico community or
at UNM? Please consider nominating that person for the Linda
K. Estes Giraffe Award.
former UNM assistant athletic director, stuck her neck
out to champion womens athletic programs before
it was popular. Through her 31 years of service to UNM, Estes
is credited with turning womens athletics into the successful
program that it is today, with well-attended events and campuswide
appreciation for the athletes.
As a tribute
to her many accomplishments, friends and colleagues established
an endowed fund upon Estes retirement from UNM.
a committee Breda Bova, Ph.D., associate dean at the College
of Education; Carolyn Wood, Ph.D., professor of education; Judy
Zanotti, president of New Mexico First; Ted Martinez, UNM Foundation
Board of Directors, and Gale Doyel, executive director of the
Albuquerque Museum Foundation will choose the first recipient
of the $1,250 annual cash award.
guidelines of the endowment, recipients who are not UNM students,
faculty or staff are given the honor of donating the cash award
to a UNM program of their choice.
someone for the Linda K. Estes Giraffe Award, contact any member
of the nominating committee no later than Feb. 28, 2004: Bova
at firstname.lastname@example.org; Wood at email@example.com;
Zanotti at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Martinez at 255-9916.
information, call Hilary Jetty at the UNM Development Office,