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2017 Student And Faculty Awards

Westchester Campus

Trustees Award

The Trustees Award is presented to the graduating student or students whose positive contributions to University life and whose academic accomplishments exemplify the highest level of achievement attainable for an undergraduate.
 
Marcus Solomon
Lubin School of Business

Community Service Award

The Community Service Award is presented to the graduating student or students whose active contributions to the life of the University community and to the endeavors of our neighbors in the surrounding community most admirably embody an appreciation for the value of social responsibility.
 
Amber E. Borrero
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Scholastic Achievement Awards

Pace University acknowledges these students for their excellence in scholarship, effectiveness in class discussion, research, and outstanding performance in a baccalaureate degree program.
 
Emily R. deLaski
College of Health Professions
 
Joseph Caruso
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
 
Macey M. Danker
School of Education
 
Cinthia B. Ortega
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
 
Marcus Solomon
Lubin School of Business

Distinguished Professor

The designation of Distinguished Professor recognizes a faculty member who has attained the rank of professor and has clearly demonstrated "continuous, extraordinary, and widely recognized" contributions as a scholar and teacher, and service to the academic community. 
 
Melissa Cardon, PhD
Professor, Management and Management Science
Lubin School of Business

New York City Campus

Trustees Award

The Trustees Award is presented to the graduating student or students whose positive contributions to University life and whose academic accomplishments exemplify the highest level of achievement attainable for an undergraduate.
 
Pamela Marianelli Villarta Agbulos
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Community Service Award

The Community Service Award is presented to the graduating student or students whose active contributions to the life of the University community and to the endeavors of our neighbors in the surrounding community most admirably embody an appreciation for the value of social responsibility.
 
Larissa Marie Szilagyi
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

The Charles H. Dyson Award

The Charles H. Dyson Award is presented to the outstanding member of the Society of Fellows of Dyson College.
 
Matthew David DeNapoli Champagne
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Scholastic Achievement Awards

Pace University acknowledges these students for their excellence in scholarship, effectiveness in class discussion, research, and outstanding performance in a baccalaureate degree program.
 
Adrienne Cirelli
College of Health Professions
 
Lisamarie Serrone
College of Health Professions
 
Lenka Varekova
College of Health Professions
 
Sabrina Vasques
College of Health Professions
 
Brittany Ziarko
College of Health Professions
 
Giuseppe Dimeglio
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
 
Luke C. Widlund
School of Education
 
Earl Loria
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
 
Marissa Masi
Lubin School of Business

Henry Birnbaum Endowed Scholastic Achievement Award

The Henry Birnbaum Endowed Scholastic Achievement Award is presented to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student on the New York City Campus who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.
 
Carolyn Morgan Phillips
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Kenan Awards for Teaching Excellence

The Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes the critical element of student engagement by saluting faculty who have consistently challenged and engaged students with innovative teaching methods that enhance their curricula and illuminate their disciplines. 
 
Ruis Woertendyke, PhD
Associate Professor, Pace Performing Arts
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Level

Outstanding Students of the Year

Presented in recognition of scholarship and exceptional dedication to the ideals of their school.
 
Thomas Concert
College of Health Professions
 
Nadzeya Tsytsyna
College of Health Professions
 
Mohammad Vahidalizadehdizaj
For Excellence in the Doctoral Program; Computer Science
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
 
Mark Pisano
For Excellence in the Doctoral Program; Computing for IT Professionals
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
 
Gayle A. Marchica
For Excellence in the Doctoral Program; Computing for Education Professionals
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
 
Tejas Chavan
For Excellence in the Master’s Program
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
 
Ana Wu
For Excellence in the Master’s Program
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
 
Mandy Paulson, Pleasantville Campus
School of Education
 
Melissa Flanagan, New York City Campus
School of Education
 
Lindsy C. Koroly
For Excellence in the Doctoral Program
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
 
Jessika C. Graterol-Alfonzo
For Excellence in the Master’s Program
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Tizzano
For Excellence in the Master’s Program
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
 
Thomas V. Edwards
For Excellence in the Doctoral Program
Lubin School of Business
 
Dongning Yang-Jacobson
For Excellence in the Master’s Program
Lubin School of Business

Kenan Awards for Teaching Excellence

The Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes the critical element of student engagement by saluting faculty who have consistently challenged and engaged students with innovative teaching methods that enhance their curricula and illuminate their disciplines. 
 
Aron Gottesman, PhD
Professor, Finance and Economics
Lubin School of Business
 
Marie Truglio-Londrigan, PhD, RN, GNP, FNYAM
Professor, Graduate Department
Lienhard School of Nursing, College of Health Professions