Four distinguished University of Minnesota alumni were honored recently at the 2010 Carlson School Honors Dinner with either Outstanding Achievement or Alumni Service awards. The event was held at the Carlson School on September 30, 2010.
The Outstanding Achievement award is conferred by the Regents of the University to alumni who have attained unusual distinction in their chosen fields or professions and have demonstrated exceptional leadership on a community, state, national, or international level.
The Alumni Service award is conferred by the Regents of the University to alumni in recognition of volunteer service to the University, its schools, colleges, departments, or faculty; or to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Alumni Association or any of its constituent groups.
Outstanding Achievement Award
Arthur B. Schultz, '51 BSB
Founder, The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation
(pictured to the right of Todd Gordon, director, Alumni Relations)
A. William (Bill) Sands, '60 BSB
Chairperson, Western Bank
(pictured to the left of Dean Alison Davis-Blake)
Susan Sands, '69 BA
Owner, S & B Properties
(pictured, above, to the right of Dean Alison Davis-Blake)
Entrepreneur and community leader, Susan Sands has used her business savvy, leadership abilities, and passion for social justice to help advance the mission of many non-profit organizations throughout the Twin Cities. Sands was a co-founder of the Minnesota chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners and she currently serves on the Community Advisory Network for the University's Center for Spirituality and Healing.
Alumni Service Award
Deborah Broberg, '97 MA Human Resources and Industrial Relations
Vice President, Learning and Development, Wells Fargo
(pictured to the right of Dean Alison Davis-Blake)