The Huy D. Huynh Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding leaders who have devoted themselves to representing and advancing the APIDA (Asian Pacific Islander Desi American) community at the University of Florida and beyond. The hall of fame highlights the recipient’s legacies at the University from their contributions of positive change across our campus to their personal growth and development. Recipients will be honored during the Asian Excellence Graduation Ceremony & Huy D. Huynh Hall of Fame.

The Huy D. Huynh Hall of Fame is named in memory and honor of Dr. Huy D. Huynh. During his time at the University, Huy was a trailblazing leader who was heavily involved with every facet of student life. He held high office in Student Government, served as a Presidential Host with the Florida Cicerones, was inducted into Florida’s Hall of Fame, was the first Vietnamese American tapped into Florida Blue Key, served in various roles within the Asian American Student Union as well as the Filipino Student Association, and was a founding brother of the Sigma Chapter of Pi Delta Psi Fraternity, Inc. – the first Asian American Fraternity in the State of Florida.

Dr. Huy D. Huynh passed away in 2017 after living with brain cancer for 24 months. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nutrition (‘07), a Master’s degree in Food Science (‘09), and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (‘13).

APPLICATIONS FOR THE HUY D. HUYNH HALL OF FAME DEADLINE MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2020 11:59PM EST. Proceed to “Nomination and Guidelines” for nomination form.

Incomplete or late applications and not in compliance with items above, will not be forwarded to the Selection Committee for review.

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