Veronneau to Receive UVM Outstanding Young Alumni Award
- By Dawn Marie Densmore
Michelle Veronneau BSEE ‘04 and MBA GA'09 from the UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences has been named one of UVM’s Outstanding Young Alumni and will be recognized at the UVM Alumni Awards Breakfast during UVM’s Reunion and Homecoming Weekend on Saturday October 15, 2011 in the Davis Center Livak Ballroom.
As a member of multiple student groups including Volunteers in Action and Senior Class Council, Veronneau was not only an active campus citizen with extra-curricular activities, but academically as well. In fact she was the only woman to graduate with a degree in electrical engineering from UVM in 2004. She then went on to earn her master’s in business administration in 2009, while simultaneously working at IBM. As an alumna, Michelle has been a tireless supporter of the UVM Fund, serving as a member and eventual vice-chair of the Young Alumni Committee, the University’s peer-to-peer, volunteer fundraising group. Michelle has also served on the Alumni Association Board’s awards committee for the past two years. Ever the UVM advocate, Michelle was also a participant in the class of 2004’s fifth Reunion committee.
Other awards to be presented are: Distinguished Service Award - Leon Heyward '81and Louise Magram Weiner '61 - both College of Arts and Sciences; Alumni Achievement Award - John Dineen '86, Diane Green '76(EMBA), Bruce Rockowitz NG'80(College of Arts and Sciences), Martin St. Louis '97(CALS), Tim Thomas '97(College of Arts and Sciences); Outstanding Young Alumni - James Bishop '04(BSAD), Katie Murphy '06(College of Education & Social Services).
The UVM Reunion and Homecoming Weekend will continue on Saturday, October 15 in the Davis Center, Mansfield Room and will showcase Entrepreneurship at UVM as well as highlight classes and resources available at UVM for budding entrepreneurs.
For more details visit: http://alumni.uvm.edu
For more information, contact:
Eileen Dudley ’92, Director of Reunion and Homecoming Program
Career Services Liaison, Development and Alumni Relations
University of Vermont, 411 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401-3411
Tel: 802-656-9497 Fax: 802-656-8678