Day of Recognition

The College of Arts and Sciences Day of Recognition is an annual spring tradition that recognizes outstanding faculty and students.


  • Art History with Museum Studies

    The Armand and Eleanor Castellani Award for Excellence in the Field

    Kendall Harter

  • Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics

    Outstanding Student in Biochemistry

    Aquila Lesko

    Outstanding Student in Chemistry

    Jesse Stroka

  • Biology

    High Honors in Biology

    Kimberly Alexander

    Samantha Anne Duthe

    Samantha Kate Harack

    Ian Heschke

    James Lioi

    Jenna Rose McCune

    Alyxis Mitrowski

    Jawdat Mustafa

    Hasamone Nimjareansuk

    Kiley Dale Titus

  • Communication Studies

    Outstanding Academic Achievement

    Samantha Dreverman

    Audrey Fitch

    Rachel Kocsis

    Brendon Leet

    Donisha Watson

    Allina Lamorticella

    Nicole Zendano

    Brian Murphy Memorial Award

    Clare Lewis

  • Computer and Information Sciences

    Dr. William and Barbara Boeck Award for an Outstanding Student in Computer and Information Sciences

    Jacqueline Leonard

    Computer Task Group, Inc. Award for Excellence in Computer and Information Sciences

    Anthony Gouge

    Kaitlin Hejna

    College of Arts and Sciences Honors in Computer and Information Sciences

    Dylan Rumbold


  • Criminology and Criminal Justice

    Outstanding Academic Achievement

    Aidan Stuart

    Departmental Service Award

    Nicole Pehrson

    Adam Gallegos

    Clara Kroetsh Memorial Award

    McKenzie Williams

  • English

    Divine Award for Academic Excellence in English

    Andrea Scibetta

    Blair Award

    Shawna Bentz

    Gould-Pollard Service Award

    Jacob Honan

  • Gerontology

    Gerontology Achievement Award for Leadership

    Kimberly Kennedy

    Gerontology Achievement Award for Scholarship

    Alexa Pietrantonio

    Gerontology Achievement Award for Service

    Alyssa Oswald

  • History

    Magavero Award

    Marc Notaro

    Peters Award

    Sara Fretthold

    Danilowicz Award

    Allison Schultz

    McGourty Award

    Franco Galbo

  • Liberal Arts

    Outstanding Academic Achievement

    Giorgio Cole


  • Mathematics Department

    Excellence in Mathematics

    Meghan McGuinness

    Nicholas Orlowski

    Morgan Walter

  • Modern and Classical Languages Department

    Father O'Keefe Medal for Excellence in the Study of French

    Fadouma Hamza                                                 

    Father O'Keefe Medal for Excellence in the Study of Spanish                            

     Emily Bork                                       

    Excellence in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies

    Cassandra Kent                                                




  • Nursing Department

    Leadership Award      

    Mary Reilly

    Community Service Award

    Brandon Winkley

    Samantha Jemiolo                                      

    Scholarship Award  

    Claire Kyhos

    Lauren Hourihan

    Samantha Saraceno                            

  • Philosophy Department

    James Fleckenstein Award for Promoting the Philosophical Life

    Stacy Kochanowski                                                  

    Bernard Sylvester Award for Academic Excellence in Philosophy         

    Courtney Faircloth

  • Political Science and International Studies Departments

    Excellence in Political Science

    Alexander Blood

    Kelsey Ward

    Excellence in International Studies

    Rebecca VanBuren

    John J. LaFalce Award for Civic Engagement

    Zachary Angarano




  • Psychology Department

    Highest Honors in Psychology

    Margot Hickey

    Haley Keeley

    Crystal Lorenzo

    Amber Markham

    Shayna Remington

    Amanda Smith

    Honors in Psychology

    Alison Prinzi


  • Religious Studies Department

    Blessed Frederic Ozanam Award

    James Mackey                      



  • Social Work Department

    Academic Achievement Awards

    Rachel Ackert

    Rachael Campbell

    Jennifer Eracles

    Julia Grcevic

    Hailey Griffith

    Brittany Hoover

    Ian MacKinnon

    Paul Martino

    Lorelei Spillman

    Blake Turner

    Molly Weber

    Tammy Wehrmeyer

    NASW Award

    Danielle Pelletier

    Leadership Award

    Blake Turner

    Rachel Ackert

    Community Service   

    Paul Martino

    Jennifer Eracles

    Rosmery Cooper

    Kellie Friga

  • Sociology and Social Science Departments

    Outstanding Student in Sociology                   

    Hannah Zukoff                            

  • Theatre Studies Department

    Outstanding Theater Student Awards

    Kyle Baran

    Matthew Gilbert

    Kaylee LeRoy

    Stevie Lukaszewski

    Jean O'Harrow

    Lauren Parrow

    Mark Pietruszka

    Brittany Shannon

    Preston Williams

    Phoebe Wright

    The Players' Award

    Phoebe (Mary) Wright

    Stevie Lukaszewski


  • Womens' Studies Writing Award

    Susan B. Anthony Writing Award

    Emily Bork

    Merve Oduncu


  • 2015 Faculty Awards

    Excellence in Teaching

    Dr. Clementine Laverman, Department of Social Work

    Excellence in Part-time Teaching

    Lawrence Passanese, Department of Biology

    Excellence in Scholarship

    Dr. Robyn Goacher, Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics

    Excellence in Service

    Dr. Alexander Bertland, Department of Philosophy