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2015 Alumni Award Recipients

Jessica Noland '12 '14

Information Technology Resident, Google

Outstanding Young Alumni

 

Marcella Jo Lucas '86 '89

Research Project Manager, Penn Dot Research Labs

Outstanding Alumni

 

Matt Gabler

Pennsylvania State Representative

Distinguished Ambassador

 

Dan Kohlhepp '69 '71

Senior Lecturer in Real Estate and Infrastructure
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Distinguished Ambassador

 

 

2014 Penn State DuBois Alumni Awards

Alumni and award nominees sitting at the 2014 Alumni Awards dinner

Back Row: Chancellor Melanie Hatch, Henry Sims, Derek Fairman, James Fragle, Amy Fatula

Front Row: Craig Pearce, Joyce Fairman, Bob Ellinger

 


 


Past Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award

2012       Stephen Johnson ‘67

2011       Dale Simbeck ‘69

2010       Michael Dugan ’68 ’78

2009       Charles Snapp ‘63

2008       Bob Grieve ‘77

2007       Robert  Cavalline ‘76

2006       Francis  Winslow ‘51

2005       James Meyer ’53 ‘55

2004       Alain Hunter* ’73 ’74

2003       Wilbert Lundgren ‘52

2003       Maurice Verbeke* ’49 ’54 ’66

2002       Robert Menzie, Sr. ‘50

2001       Jacqueline Schoch ’51 ’60 ‘65

1998       Benjamin Thompson Jr. ‘53

1997       Russell Orner ‘51

Outstanding Alumni Award

2014       Robert O. Ellinger '80

2014       Craig L. Pearce '87

2013       Rawland Cogan ’79 ‘92

2012       David Spigelmyer ‘82

2011       Christina Swank Voorhees ‘02

2010       Bryan Burhans ‘91

2009       Brent Pasquinelli ‘72

2008       Steve Monaco ‘88

2007       Ross Donahue ‘67

2006       Mark Smith ‘84

2005       Mark Freemer ‘81

2004       Lois Richards ‘89

2003       James Miller ‘68

2002       Edward Nasuti ‘74

2001       Robert Hallstrom ‘77

2000       Paul Winkler ‘78

1999       Clark Simpson ‘86

1998       Richard "Tim" Hale ‘80

1998       George Heigel ‘81

1997       Randy Burkett ‘78

1996       G. Gerald Valgora, II ‘60

1996       Vince Verbeke ‘82

1995       John Whitesell ‘62

1994       Paul Brazinski Jr. ‘81

1993       Calvin Levis, PE ’50 ‘56

1992       Jay Pifer ‘59

1991       David Ross ’69 ’71 ‘73

1990       A. Keith Smith ‘56

1989       Robert Umbaugh ‘63

1988       Harry Cowan* ‘39

1987       Frank P. Smeal* ’42

1986       David Shaffer ‘77

1985       John Meyer* ’49 ’50

1984       Gary Alt ’72 ‘77

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

2013       David Roush ‘04

2012       Carrie Wood ‘02

2010       C. Howard Allen ‘01

2009       Stacie Peles ‘05

2008       Jessica Jones Haggerty ‘05

2007       Jeff Case ‘96

2006       Bonnie Floro ’83 ‘99

2005       Sharon Melzer ‘99

2004       Jana Sharlow ‘00

2003       Diane Lucas ‘00

2002       Katharine Butler ’93 ‘97

2001       Teresa Morrison Amitrone ‘00

2000       Kelcey Burguess ‘86

1999       Mary Ann Himes Fields ‘92

1998       Marilynn Butler ‘92

1997       Tim Novak ’90 ’10 ‘11

1996       Douglas Brown ‘91

1995       Richard Smith* ’77 ‘86

1995       Charles Wurster ‘90

1994       Susan Spaid ‘05

1993       Kimberly Bush ‘86

1993       Laurie Sprankle ‘89

1992       Mark Falvo ‘82

1991       Joseph Zawacki, Jr. ‘82

1990       Lisa Donley Cousino ‘82

1989       David Spigelmyer ‘82

1988       Knud Hermansen, Esq. ’78 ’80 ‘86

1987       Brian Hand ‘85

Distinguished Ambassador Award

2014       Joyce R. Fairman

2013       John Bean

2012       Aaron Beatty

2011       David Trinkley

2008       Nancy Micks

2004       Dan Surra

2004       Joseph B. Scarnati III

2003       Don Georgino*

 

*deceased

 

Awards and Criteria:

Dave Shaffer Outstanding Young Alumni Award

The Dave Shaffer Outstanding Young Alumni Award shall be awarded to a Penn State DuBois Alumnus who graduated or attended campus less than ten years ago and demonstrates:

  • significant professional accomplishments/promotions
  • active community leadership
  • and engagement with a campus or alumni group

Outstanding Alumni Award

The Outstanding Alumni Award shall be awarded to a Penn State DuBois Alumnus who graduated or attended campus eleven to forty years ago and demonstrates:

  • professional leadership with an impact on society
  • leadership within their professional field
  • citizenship in their community
  • and engagement with a campus or alumni group

Lifetime Achievement Alumni Award

The Lifetime Achievement Alumni Award shall be awarded to a Penn State DuBois Alumnus who graduated or attended campus forty-one years ago or more and demonstrates:

  • professional leadership with a significant impact on society (global/international influence, published materials, etc.)
  • considerable leadership within their professional field
  • significant citizenship in their community
  • and engagement with a campus or alumni group

Distinguish Ambassador

The Distinguish Ambassador award shall be awarded to a Penn State Alumnus from a campus other than Penn State DuBois or friend of the Penn State DuBois campus that has demonstrated:

  • distinguished service to Penn State DuBois
  • professional leadership with a significant impact within the tri-county area
  • and significant citizenship in the Penn State DuBois service area

Current employees of the University, and current officers and members of the Board of the Penn State DuBois Alumni Society are not eligible for the Awards.

 

Upcoming Events

October 15, 2015

Alumni Awards Banquet

DuBois Country Club

Social hour at 5:00 p.m.

Banquet at 6:00 p.m.

Cost $25 per person

RSVP required, call

Julie at 375-4775 or

email jad62@psu.edu

 

October 26, 2015

Alumni Society

Quarterly Board Meeting

6:00 p.m. DEF 207

 

December TBA, 2015

Holiday Social

DuBois Country Club

4pm - 7pm

RSVP required, call

Julie at 375-4775 or

email jad62@psu.edu

 


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Jean Wolf
Director of Development
(814) 372-3038
jaw57@psu.edu

Julie Frank
Development and Alumni Relations Officer
(814) 375-4775
jad62@psu.edu