2016 Alumni Awards of Distinction
The Concordia University, Irvine Alumni Association will bestow its 2016
Alumni Awards of Distinction at Homecoming festivities on Saturday, January
30, 2016. Nominations are due by Thursday, October 1 at 4:00 p.m.
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award is presented to an individual who is respected as an exceptional contributor and authority in his or her professional discipline and who has demonstrated outstanding qualities of character and leadership.
2015 Recipient – Cindy Steinbeck, M.A. ’02
Owner, Steinbeck Vineyards and Winery
Distinguished Service Award
Distinguished Service Award is presented to an individual based on significant contributions through service to his or her community, church, school, and/or alma mater.
2015 Recipient – Jason Neben ’94, M.A.Ed. ’08
Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Instructional Design, Concordia University Irvine
Athletic Hall of Fame
Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes alumni, coaches and other members of the Eagle athletics community who made an impact on the court, in the community or in the classroom.
Zahira Montanez ’10 – Women’s Soccer
Paul Castaneda ’08, M.Ed. ’12 – Track & Field