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Dugoni Family Honored by Pacific Alumni Association

November  29, 2010

The University of the Pacific Alumni Association recently celebrated the Dugoni family for their years of service and dedication to the Pacific community. During the 52nd Annual Distinguished Awards Dinner and Ceremony held on Nov. 6 in Stockton, Dean Emeritus Arthur A. Dugoni, his wife Kaye and 10 other family members in attendance were honored.

Dr. Dugoni and his family have sponsored numerous endowments and scholarships at the dental school, including the Arthur A. Dugoni Endowed Professorship in Orthodontics and the Arthur and Katherine Dugoni Endowed Student Scholarship. The family has also been involved in supporting many other programs and initiatives for the University as a whole. The family has seen five members complete dental degrees at the dental school, and seven others earn undergraduate and graduate degrees at Pacific.

Additional family members honored included Steven A. Dugoni '86 DEN; Emily Dugoni '13 LAW; James A. Dugoni '86 BUS; Lisa (Rand) Dugoni '05 PHS; Arthur A. Dugoni, Jr.'87 COP; Tom Dugoni, Karen (Kersey) Dugoni '91 PHS; Brian W. Dugoni '05 COP, '08, '10 DEN; Mike Dugoni; Marianne (Cauwet) Dugoni '77 PHS; Christine (Dugoni) Hoffman; Matt Hoffman '03 ENG; Aaron Rouleau '11 DEN; and Bertrand Rouleau '82 DEN.

"I'm deeply honored that my family has been acknowledged as this year's outstanding family by the Pacific Alumni Association," said Dugoni. "We have spent a lifetime involved with this wonderful institution and are very grateful to receive this award."

Other awards given during the event included the Honorary Alumni Award, given to former Dean of Admission E. Leslie Medford Jr.; the Volunteer Service Award, given to alumnus Albert M. Irwin; the Professional Service Award, given to alumnus Scott D. Boras, JD; the Public Service Award, given to alumnus Allene C. Zanger; and the President's Award, bestowed upon alumni Geraldine Vereschagin and Alex A. Vereschagin Jr.

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