This award honors a UC Davis graduate who, during the previous year, demonstrated exemplary Aggie pride and dedication to UC Davis through personal commitment of time and energy, volunteerism, and leadership, which had the purpose or effect of furthering the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and the University of California, Davis. Specific criteria for this award include 1) commitment of personal time and energy, 2) personal leadership and 3) service to UC Davis and the Cal Aggie Alumni Association.
Ann Pitzer of La Jolla is the 2013 Aggie Service Award winner.
This award honors a graduate who has demonstrated exemplary Aggie pride
and dedication to the university through time, energy, volunteerism and
leadership, furthering CAAA or UC Davis.
The 2013 Aggie Service Award recipient is Ann Pitzer '58
Pitzer graduated as valedictorian of her class when she earned her
bachelor of science in home economics in 1958. She went on to earn a
master’s from UC Berkeley. She is a retired software developer from
Science Applications International Corp.
Since 1994, Pitzer has been a trustee of the Pitzer Family Foundation, which carries on the tradition established by her grandfather Russell K. Pitzer, who founded Pitzer College in Claremont. At UC Davis, she has served on the UC Davis Foundation board of trustees since 2010 and on the Student Affairs Development Leadership Council.
She established the Class of
1958 Scholarship, an endowed fund supported through gifts from her
fellow graduates and their friends; and the Ann E. Pitzer Scholarship
Fund, providing support for students with financial need and
demonstrated academic achievement.
2012 William Hollingshead '60
2011 Brian Micek '99
2010 Michael Child '76
2009 Bobby Woods '76
2008 Cheryl Harrison '79
2007 Douglas J. Muhleman '77, M.S. '79
2005 Joaquín Galván '81, M.Ed. '93
2004 Carol J. Sconyers '52
2003 Gavin Di Mundo '97
2002 Reza Mahdavi, M.A. '83, Ph.D. '88
2001 Michael Levy '88