Nomination Deadline, Selection Process & Timeline

2015-2016 Nomination Deadline

The deadline for nominations for the 2015-2016 Distinguished Lasallians is Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6 p.m.

Each member of the faculty, staff, and administration may nominate up to three persons (who have been at Manhattan College for at least 5 years and has not already been honored – see the list of previous awardees), one for each category:

  • One faculty member
  • One staff member
  • One administrator

Selection Process & Timeline

  • Until Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6 p.m., nominations were accepted via the online nomination form.
  • Before the end of October, the Distinguished Lasallian Committee (DLSC) will review these applications and determine the Distinguished Lasallians of the Year.
  • At the appropriate convocation during the academic year the Distinguished Lasallians of the Year will receive their award on campus.
  • The Distinguished Lasallians of the Year are recognized on the regional level by the District of Eastern North America (DENA) of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, according to the theme of the annual Huether Conference that is sponsored by the North American Region of Lasallians.
  • Each year, in commemoration of the birthday of John Baptist de La Salle (April 30, 1651– April 7, 1719), President O’Donnell hosts a Mission Month luncheon during April to honor the Distinguished Lasallians, the College Core Identity Seminar (CCIS) Facilitators, and the Brothers Community at Manhattan College. Additional special guests are also Invited to this celebratory luncheon.