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Planning for the 2018 Alumni Reunion Weekend is underway. Kicking off the weekend will be a three day continuing medical education conference hosted here in Independence, Ohio on Thursday August 16 through Saturday August 18, 2018. That’s not all, mix in a little pleasure with your work this trip because the college will also be hosting our Alumni Reunion on Friday, August 17th honoring class years 1958, 1963,1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2018. Our CPM Hall of Fame Society Inductions and Alumni Awards Dinner will be hosted on Saturday, August 18th and the weekend will conclude with OPMSA’s annual golf outing on Sunday, August 19. Proceeds from this weekend will benefit our endowed student scholarship fund.
Alumni were challenged by Dr. Eugene Pascarella, ’82, KSUCPM Advisory Chair, during our 2017 event to support the college by inviting other classmates to attend our event. He shared his personal experience, knowing a prospective student in podiatry, who chose another college, over Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine because they were able to give her more scholarship dollars. Please join Dr. Pascarella and meet his challenge of inviting 1 other classmate when you decide to attend our weekend events.
Nominations for the Alumni Awards and Hall of Fame Society can be found on our webpage, www.kent.edu/cpm. We invite you to nominate a graduate who you believe is deserving of this award. Your nominations are due by December 31, 2017 for the next induction ceremony on August 19, 2017.
The 2018 Alumni Awards include:
KSUCPM Service Award
This award honors alumni whom have displayed a connection to KSUCPM through their service to KSUCPM. This would include alumni who have given their time and talent to enhance the college.
KSUCPM Young Physician Professional Achievement Award
This award honors alumni that have been in practice less than 15 years and have showcased high level of achievements within the field of podiatry, dedication and support to the school. This award is presented to leaders who continue to show potential within the podiatric community.
KSUCPM Hall of Fame Society
The CPM Hall of Fame Society is the most prestigious award given to our alumni. The College of Podiatric Medicine Hall of Fame Society honors distinguished alumni in recognition of their outstanding contributions and achievements within the podiatric community, who have demonstrated ongoing support and appreciation to their alma mater after 20 years or greater in the field of podiatry.
To submit your nomination online, please visit: http://www.kent.edu/cpm/hall-fame
If you have any questions regarding the College of Podiatric Weekend of Events or the Alumni Award nominations, please contact Alyssa Shepherd, Advancement Services Manager, at 216-916-7547 or firstname.lastname@example.org.