BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo Alumni Association will honor a prominent local philanthropist and an internationally recognized journalist at the UB Alumni Association Achievement Awards ceremony to be held at 6:30 p.m. April 9 in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the North Campus.
Attorney Gordon R. Gross, JD ’55, will receive the UB Alumni Association’s highest honor, the Samuel P. Capen Award, and CNN host Wolf Blitzer, BA ’70, will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award. They are among the 11 individuals who will be honored, along with a UB alumni group, students and volunteers.
UB President John B. Simpson and UB Alumni Association President Larry Zielinski, MBA ’77 & BA ’75, will present the awards. A post-award reception will feature premium food stations, an open bar and entertainment in the Center for the Arts Atrium.