Messenger - Vol. 1, No. 1, Page 28 Fall 1991 Alumni briefs New award for younger achievers The University seeks nominations for the Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement, which will be awarded for the first time next year. The citations will honor graduates of the last 20 years who exhibit great promise in their professions and who are making significant contributions demonstrated through tangible results, innovations, promotions and company and industry recognition. Members of the classes of 1972 through 1991 are eligible for the 1992 presidential citations. For a nomination form, call the Office of Alumni Relations at (302) 451-2341. To be considered for the 1992 citations, nominations must be received by Dec. 1. Help a student with career choice Career Planning and Placement seeks additional alumni and friends for its Day on the Job program. Established in 1988, Day on the Job matches professionals with students who are exploring careers. Employees are asked to host students during a "typical" work day. A Day on the Job visit is arranged at a mutually convenient time for the host and student. The following fields are under-represented in the job bank: accounting; advertising; agriculture; art; communications (including media management and public relations); computer science; dentistry; fashion merchandising; fitness; high school guidance counseling; international business; human services; journalism; lab technology; law; law enforcement; life and physical sciences; marine studies; marketing/sales; medicine; music; nursing; personnel/human resources; physical education; physical therapy; politics; psychology; real estate; and social work. For more information, prospective volunteers should call Sharon McNulty or Marianne Ehrlich in Career Planning and Placement at (302) 451-1232. Scholarship honors retired dean The Agricultural Alumni Association has provided an initial endowment of $2,500 to establish the Donald F. Crossan Agricultural Alumni Scholarship. The scholarship was established in honor of Crossan's retirement June 30 as dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, a position he held since 1977. The scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in the College of Agricultural Sciences on the basis of interest in agriculture, academic merit and need. For details about contributing toward the initial endowment, call Sue Gibson at (302) 451-2501. Remember the smiling faces Members of the classes of 1931, 1936 and 1941 can order copies of group photographs taken at the Alumni Reunion Luncheon. The black-and-white photos are $2 for a 5-inch by 7-inch size and $3.50 for an 8-inch by 10-inch size. To order, please send a check, made payable to the University of Delaware, to: Karen Pyle, Coordinator of Photo Services, Office of Public Relations, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Include your name, address and the class year of the photo you are ordering. Your help is needed Members of the University community, including alumni, are invited to submit nominations for the Alumni Wall of Fame and the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Candidates for the Wall of Fame are selected by the Alumni Association Awards Committee primarily on the basis of outstanding professional achievements. Nominees for the Board of Directors should have prior volunteer experience with the University of Delaware. Candidates will be selected by the board's nominating committee. For more information, call the Office of Alumni Relations at (302) 451-2341 or write to the office in care of the University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Nominations deadline is Nov. 1.