Alumni Award Recipients

Distinguished Alumni Award

This is the associations most prestigious award given to an alumni who has achieved professional recognition for exemplary performance and has greatly enhanced the image of Southern Connecticut State University.  

 

Name Year
Lottie Topp ‘24 1962
Walter Camp ‘57 1962
Estelle Feldman ‘13 1963
Lillian Quirke ‘50 1963
Helen Sorito Grillo ‘43 1964
Anthony Adinolfi ‘50 1964
Frances R. Waters ‘53 1965
Dr. Pearl Rosenstein ‘28 1965
Alberta Richetelle ‘61 1966
George Collins ‘53 1967
Lois King ’25 1968
Harriet Gesler ‘38 1969
John H. Williamson ‘43 1970
Robert F. Pitt ‘43 1972
Marvin J. Gold ‘53 1973
Clifford Chieffo ‘59 1974
Patricia Hurley Chieffo ‘59 1974
Albert Cullum ‘43 1975
George Harris ‘58 1976
Gertrude E. Braun ‘49 1977
Vincent S. Gallicchio ‘70 1978
Douglas A. Hibbs Jr. ‘66 1979
Peter L. LoPresti ‘53 1980
Joseph V. Ciaburri ‘56 1980
Neil T. Proto ‘67 1981
Helen Rakieten ‘23 1982
Nicholas P. Criscuolo ‘57 1983
Gerald N. Tirozzi ‘59 1984
Michael J. Adanti ‘63 1985
Jerome L. Hojnacki ‘69 1986
Anna Lopresti ‘27 1987
Mary Galvin ‘71 1988
Gerald Stine ‘61 1989
Daniel Lauria ‘70 1990
Charles C. Jeffrey ‘67 1991
Margaret Urqugart ‘76 1992
Charles Gill ‘61 1993
Mark C. Sadoski ‘68 1994
Lawrence D. McHugh ‘62 1995
Richard Rausch ‘50 1996
Karen Sortito ‘83 1997
Lillian N. Gerhardt ‘54 1998
Frank R. Yulo ‘53 1999
Anthony J. Tamburri ‘71 2000
Francis D. Antin ‘72 2001
General Timothy Ahern ‘43 2002
Dr. Roy Nirschel ‘74 2003
Dr. Paolo Giordano ‘71 2004
Anthony Verlezza ‘74 2005
Joseph R. Testa ‘69 2006
Colonel Adele E. Hodges ‘77 2007
Paul A. Kobasa ‘77 2008
Elizabeth Missan Yost ‘85 2009
David R. McHale ‘82 2010
Thomas W. Organ ‘75 2011
Clifford R. Nordquist Jr. ‘90 2012
James J. O’Connell IV ‘90 2012
Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung MS ’97, SY ’98 2013
Anna Marie Murphy MS ‘08 2013
Mary J. Sherlach MS ’90, SY ‘92 2013
Victoria Leigh Soto MS ‘13 (degree posthumously awarded) 2013