Alumni Affairs

Past Alumni Award Recipients

James V. McEnery Alumni Service Award

The James V. McEnery Alumni Service Award is presented to an alumnus/a who has provided exemplary service to the college community as a fitting tribute to the dedication, distinguished service and warmth of Professor James V. McEnery, scholar, teacher, and mentor, among the first lay faculty of Mount Saint Mary College.

2016   Mysia Haight Hoogsteden '84 

2017   Sean Glander '06


The Distinguished Alumni Award

The Mount Saint Mary College Distinguished Alumni Award was established in 1976 and is awarded to an alumnus or alumna who has made significant contributions to society through his or her professional career and/or volunteer service.

Members of the Mount Saint Mary College community may nominate candidates for the award. The recipient(s) will be selected by the Alumni Board’s Alumni Awards Committee and approved by the Vice President for College Advancement. The award is presented during Alumni & Family Weekend. No more than two awards may be presented each year.

Past Recipients

1976   Mary Ellen Dolan Cangiano ’66

1978   Margaret Conlon Walczak ’68

1981   Patricia Tompkins Favata ’68

1982   Claire Ross ’68

1983   Elizabeth Scannell-Desch ’72

1984    Margaret Smith Spence ’66

1985    Mary Pat Sharkey Kringas ’76

1986    Nancy Mehlem, PH.D ’66

1987    William Novack, Jr. ’80

1988    Mary Ellen Scannell Doherty ’72

1989    Suzanne Matteo ’81

1990    Virginia L. Nodhturft ’72

1991    Kenneth Sherman ’73

1992    Laura M. Zybrick ’80

1993    Rose Iris G. Gonzalez ’80

1994    Eileen P. Casey Leek ’69

1995    Maria Sasso ’70

1996    Deborah Witt Sherman ’80

1997    Isabella Clemente ’79

1998    Sr. Catherine Walsh ’70

1999    Maureen Flaherty ’72

2000    James E. Manley ’89

2001    Judith Ringwood Henderson ’66

2002    Maureen A. Ryan ’79

2003    Theresa A. Murray Clasen ’82

2004    Celia M. Gonzalez ’78

2005    Cheryl A. Rogowski ’84

2006    Anne Wolff Rich ’71

2007    William Grignon ‘82

2009    Danny Dottin ‘95

2010    Judith McLaughlin '66 & MaryKay Messenger ‘88 

2011     Dawn Ravella ’89 & Michelle Bond ’99

2012     Christopher Dougherty ’96

2013     Eileen Sassmann ’66 & Christine Baker ‘95

2014     Andrew O’Grady ’88

2016     Amy Karls ’95 & Torrance Harvey G ‘03

2017      Alice Yoder '80  &  posthumously  Shannon Romanchuk Saturno '05

The President’s Award for Outstanding Service to the College

The Mount Saint Mary College President’s Award for Outstanding Service to the College was established in 1983 and is awarded to an alumnus or alumna who has routinely volunteered his or her time and talents to the Mount Saint Mary College community.

Members of the Mount Saint Mary College community may nominate candidates for the award. The recipient(s) will be selected by the Alumni Board’s Alumni Awards Committee and approved by the Vice President for College Advancement. The award will be presented each year at the Mount Saint Mary College Alumni & Family Weekend. No more than two awards may be presented each year.

Past Recipients

1983   Sister Constance Koch ’71

1984   Bernadette Conlon Doupona ’73

1985   Mary Ann Kennedy Fitzpatrick ’64

1986   Emoke Boldvay Forman ’66

1987   Ruth Anne Osbourn McCormick ’73

1988   Mary Jo Schwab Espasas ’68

1989   Ann Marie Pennes Murray ’70

1990   Peter Lowry ’81

1991   Beverly McDermott Mennerich ’69

1992   Susan Daly ’76

1993   Ellen Weber Staino ’73

1994   Joseph DiCioccio ’80

1995   Dr. Kurt Kish ’80

1996   Caren Cooke Henderson ’80

1997   Kerry Ann Ryan Troy ’92

1998   Judith Lesiak ’82

1999   Elaine Moore O’Grady ’89

2000   Sr. Barbara Hamilton ’66

2001   Elizabeth Mills ’86

2002   Dawn M. D’Elicio’79

2003   Marie F. Sossi ’79

2004   Regina C. Fortunato ’94, G-’98

2006  Sr. Frances Berski ’66

2007  Frank Guglieri ’01

2008  Matthew Sautner ’90

2010  Marilyn Ejercito ’90

2011  Jennifer Smalley ’89

2012  Lou Bach ’82

2017  Sister Margaret Anderson O.P. '67