2017 Distinguished Alumni

National Alumni Board Honors 2017 Distinguished Alumni

 Date Published: May 18, 2017

DAABishop BurnsThe University of Dallas National Alumni Board honored its 2017 Distinguished Alumni — the highest honor the university can bestow upon its alumni — during a reception and dinner on Saturday, April 22, at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The 2017 honorees included university trustee Chris Bright, BA ’78; former university trustee Joanne H. Stroud, MA ’72 PhD ’75 MA ’80; Ray Khirallah, BA ’72 MBA ’76; and Barbara, MPM ’03, and Steve T. Landregan, MA ’73. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated sustained and distinguished accomplishments and contributions to any field of human endeavor.

Top photo (from Left to Right): university trustee Chris Bright, Ray Khirallah, former university trustee Joanne H. Stroud, President Thomas W. Keefe, and Barbara and Steve T. Landregan.

Bottom photo: Bishop of the Diocese of Dallas Edward J. Burns.

The below video premiered during the award reception and dinner at the Omni Dallas Hotel.



Learn more about the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. 


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