EXCEPTIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICE – Ms Jennie Thomas AM

The Alumni Award for Exceptional Community Service recognises the work of an outstanding Alumni member who has made a significant contribution to their community, which also enhances the University of Newcastle/community relationship. Philanthropist Newcastle Teachers College (1959) Ms Jennie Thomas is living a life of service. She understands the challenges that life can deal and […]

AWARD FOR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP – Dr Peter Halliday

The Alumni Award for National Leadership recognises an outstanding graduate who has made significant contributions as a leader in national business, commerce, industry or public service. Founder and Managing Director, Elite I.T. Services Doctor of Business Administration (2009)                                                                 Master of Business (2006) Dr Peter Halliday is an expert in safety, criminal intelligence and investigation, maritime […]

INDIGENOUS ALUMNI AWARD – Dr Donna Odegaard

The Indigenous Alumni Award serves to recognise outstanding talent, achievement and / or contribution made by an Indigenous graduate in their chosen field that demonstrates initiative and excellence. Chief Executive, Radio Larrakia Darwin Doctor of Philosophy (2011)                Master of Philosophy (2002) Dr Donna Odegaard is the chief executive of Radio Larrakia 94.5FM Darwin and an […]

AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP – Ms Tiffany See

The Alumni Award for International Leadership recognises an outstanding graduate who has made significant contributions as a leader in international business, commerce, industry or public service. Executive Director, Human Resources, Commercial Business Unit, Dell Inc. Bachelor of Commerce (1996) In 2001, Ms Tiffany See was appointed human resources manager at Dell Inc.’s operations in Penang. […]

AWARD FOR REGIONAL LEADERSHIP – Dr Frances Gentle

The Alumni Award for Regional Leadership recognises an outstanding graduate who has made significant contributions as a leader in regional business, commerce, industry or public service. Lecturer, Vision Impairment, RIDBC Renwick Centre, Sydney Doctor of Philosophy 2012                                                                                            Master of Special Education (Sensory Disability) Honours (2006)                       Master of Special Education (1999) Dr Frances Gentle has worked […]

THE ALUMNI MEDAL – Professor David Currow

The Alumni Medal was instituted in 1987, and is awarded to a graduate with an outstanding record of professional excellence in leadership, knowledge and/or professional practice. Chief Executive Officer Cancer Institute New South Wales                                       New South Wales Chief Cancer Officer                                                                   Bachelor of Medicine (1988) Newcastle-born medical specialist Professor David Currow is the CEO of the […]