UAH 2016 Alumni of Achievement Awards set


The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Alumni Association will honor and celebrate the achievements of alumni on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Annual Alumni Association Meeting and Alumni of Achievement Awards Presentation.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and will be held in the Wilson Hall Auditorium, on the UAH campus. The awards presentation is free to attend, and the dress is business-casual attire. An RSVP is requested to assist with planning the program, please reserve your seat online: /2016AlumniAnnualMtgRSVP.

The Alumni of Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed by the UAH Alumni Association. The award recognizes graduates who have distinguished themselves professionally and personally and who exemplify the high standards of UAH. The UAH Alumni Association Board of Directors selects the honorees from nominations made by alumni, faculty, and friends.

"The UAH Alumni Association is very proud to announce this year's three Alumni of Achievement Honorees. Each one is a shining example of the success that can be accomplished as a UAH graduate. We look forward to honoring them and celebrating their many achievements," said Rachel Osby, Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the UAH Alumni Association.

2016 UAH Alumni of Achievement Award Honorees are:

  • Dr. William Emrich ('03, ME, PhD) - Project Manager and Lead Investigator for the Megawatt-class Nuclear Thermal Rocket Element Environment Simulator at NASA MSFC
  • Jonathan T. Hard ('05, MGMT, BS) - Chief Executive Officer, H2L Solutions, Inc.
  • Michael Slaton ('02, FLIT, BA) - Vice President-Finance at Hilton Worldwide
  • At the event, all alumni will also be invited to vote on the 2016-2017 slate of Alumni Association Officers and new Board members as part of the Alumni Association's Annual business meeting.

For more information on the Alumni of Achievement Awards event or the Alumni Association Annual Meeting, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 256-824-2586 or


Office of Alumni Relations