Distinguished Lasaillian Faculty of the Year Award Recipients

Each year, a faculty member, a staff member and an administrative employee are presented with a Distinguished Lasallian Award for embodying the spirit of St. John Baptist de La Salle and advancing the Lasallian mission of the College through their work.

Distinguished Lasallian Faculty of the Year Award Recipients

1987-88 Dr. Francis B. Taylor, Math/Computer Science
1988-89 Rev. Anthony L. Rubsys, Religious Studies
1989-90 Dr. Robert V. Thomann, Civil/Environmental Engineering
1990-91 Dr. J. Carl Bennett, Kinesiology
1991-92 Dr. William Patrick Cain, Computer Information Systems
1992-93 Dr. Mary Ann Groves, Sociology
1993-94 Br. Robert C. Berger, Religious Study
1994-95 Dr. Elizabeth M. Kosky, Education
1995-96 Dr. Thomas J. Smith, Math/Computer Science
1996-97 Dr. John R. Wilcox, Religious Studies
1997-98 Dr. Nevart E. Wanger, MFL/Study Abroad
1998-99 Dr. Faraj Abulahad, Economics/Finance
1999-2000 Dr. Walker Saukin, Civil/Environmental Engineering
2000-01 Dr. William Merriman, Dean of Education
2001-02 Dr. Rosemary Carroll Farley, Math/Computer Science
2002-03* Dr. Karen Nicholson, Graduate Education
Dr. Zella Kahn-Jetter, Mechanical Engineering
Professor Alfred Manduley, Marketing/Management
Dr. William Tramontano, Biology
Dr. Winsome Downie , Government
2003-04 Dr. Lydia Panaro, English
2004-05 Dr. Moujalli Hourani, Civil/Environmental Engineering
2005-06 Dr. Rentaro Hashimoto, Philosophy
2006-07 Dr. Graham Walker, Mechanical Engineering
2007-08 Dr. Shawn Ladda, Kinesiology
2008-09 Sr. Joan Hartnett, O.P., Ph.D., Math
2009-10 Dr. Michael McCausland, Psychology
2010-11 Dr. Patrice Tiffany , Math/Computer Science
2011-12 Dr. John Wasacz, Ph.D., Chemistry
2012-13 Dr. Lisa Rizopoulos, Ph.D. , Education 
2013-14 Dr. Peter McCarthy, Education

* A faculty member from each of the College’s five schools was selected for the 2002-03 academic year in celebration of the College’s sesquicentennial (150th anniversary).


Distinguished Lasallian Staff of the Year Award Recipients

2003-04 Kathleen Hennessy, Payroll Manager
2004-05 Nancy Cave, Marie Latino, Study Abroad
2005-06 Brigid McCausland, Registrar/Scheduling
2006-07 Ann Clohessy, Janice Melino, Presdident Assistant/Computer Sciences
2007-08 Grace Cabrera, Dean of Education
2008-09 Angelo Pinto, Physical Plant
2009-10 Patricia Crimmins, VP-Finance
2010-11 Daniel Carpenito, Chemistry
2011-12 Patricia Stone, Human Resources
2012-13 Peggy McKiernan, Library 
2013-14 Angie Thrapsimis, Residence Life


Distinguished Lasallian Administrator of the Year Award Recipients

For the first time in 2007-08, a distinction was made between staff members and administrative personnel in the selection of award recipients.

2007-08 Vicki Cowan, Human Resources
2008-09 Lisa Juncaj, Student Accounts/Bursar Services
2009-10 Debra Damico, International Student Advisor
2010-11 Lois Harr, Campus Ministry/Social Action
2011-12 Richard Cardinale, Controller
2012-13        Christina Cardinal, Student Accounts/Bursar Services
2013-14 Eileen McIntyre, Information Technology Services