Office of Alumni Relations
1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612
Since 2002, Concordia University Irvine has recognized distinguished alumni with the Alumnus of the Year Awards in both Professional Achievement and Distinguished Service. In 2020, we also started recognizing a G.O.L.D. (graduate of the last decade) alumni recipient Selected by the CUI Alumni Association Board of Directors, our goal is to pay tribute to alumni and recognize their outstanding achievements and service to Concordia, their community, and/or their professions
Recipients of an Alumni Award will receive:
Professional Achievement 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.
2021 Recipient - Evan Neidholdt '05
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.
2021 Recipient - Dr. Melinda Schulteis '95
G.O.L.D. ("Graduate Of the Last Decade") Alumni Achievement Award: An individual who has graduated within the last ten years and has excelled in his or her chosen profession and/or demonstrated a continued commitment to living a life reflective of Concordia Irvine’s mission & values.
2021 Recipient - Brock Powell '11
Kenneth A. Walker 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.
Tom Pfotenhauer '99 - Men's Soccer
Tristen Holton (Ryan) '06 - Women's Basketball
Tlaloc Venancio '07 - Men's Cross Country & Track and Field
Brooke Nicholson (Marino) '12, MCAA '17 - Women's Volleyball
View all past Alumnus of the Year, Distinguished Service, and Athletic Hall of Fame awards.