Alumni Recognition

We honor our outstanding alumni

We are proud to recognize our O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs graduates who have distinguished themselves in their careers and who serve as accomplished role models for today’s O’Neill School students and the greater community as leaders for the greater good with a variety of awards, including the Distinguished Alumni Award.

Our 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award honoree


Srikant K. Sastry, MPA’88, Policy Analysis and Public Financial Administration

Sastry was the national managing principal of advisory services for Grant Thornton. He also serves on the firm’s Senior Leadership Team and Global Advisory Steering Committee. He is a member of the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs' Distinguished Alumni Council, serving as Chair from 2016-18.

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Nominate an alum

Undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral alumni are eligible for this award—the most honorable alumni distinction bestowed by the O’Neill School. Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis. Award winners are annually selected in early spring.

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