February 03, 2012
Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon was the master of ceremonies at the 25th anniversary celebration for the University Athletic Association (UAA) Jan. 11 in Indianapolis during the NCAA's annual convention. In his remarks, Cohon highlighted the academic and athletic success of UAA student-athletes. CMU student-athletes, alumni and administrators joined President Cohon at the event. Pictured above posing at the NCAA Hall of Champions were (l-r): sophomore Anna Albi (soccer) and junior Patrick Blanks (football); James Garrett, head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and CMU's NCAA faculty athletics representative; Assistant Director of Athletics Josh Centor; President Cohon; alumni Ryan Einwag (TPR'09, basketball) and Ricky Griffin (TPR'10, soccer); Vice President for Campus Affairs Michael Murphy; and Director of Athletics Susan Bassett. Athletics is hosting Faculty and Staff Family Day on Sunday, Feb. 19, when the men's and women's basketball teams take on the University of Rochester at noon and 2 p.m.