2012 Rensselaer Alumni Association Awards
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 RAA Awards, who are being recognized for outstanding service and commitment to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, their contributions to their professions, their communities, and the world. Recipients were recognized at the annual RAA Awards Dinner, held Thursday, October 4, 2012, as part of Reunion & Homecoming weekend.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Nicholas M. Donofrio ’67
[Click for a PDF of the DSA press release]
ALBERT FOX DEMERS AWARD
Harry F. (Bud) Lindner, Jr. ’57, ’66G
Linda S. Sanford ’75G
ALUMNI KEY AWARD
Ann E. Dodson ’86, ’95G
Lew D. French III ’83
Roger A. Grice ’87G
Carl Hamill ’54
John S. Hamilton ’73
Raul E. Lopez-Palm ’77G
David W. Messer ’60, ’62G, ’67G
RAA TEACHING AWARD
George E. Plopper
Departments of Biology and Biomedical Engineering,
and the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
Mark L. Ameres ’87
John D. Billingsley, Jr. ’61
Christopher M. Dayton ’01
Thomas A. Keating ’75
Theresa A. Kozikowski ’85, ’86G
John H. Mutchler ’89
ALUMNI ADMISSIONS RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE AWARD
Allan R. Ginsberg ’62
CRAIG W. ANGELL ’35 CHAPTER OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Hudson Mohawk Alumni Chapter
Jonathan A. Sefcik ’05G, President
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD FOR RENSSELAER ALUMNI CHAPTERS
The Rensselaer Alumni Chapter of Seattle
Tobey J. Clarkin ’98, President
If you have any questions or would like more information on the nomination and selection process, please contact Peter Pedone at (518) 276-6061 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a list of 2011 winners and photos from the evening, click here
For a description of criteria for each award and a list of past winners, click on the links below.
Distinguished Service Award - The highest award bestowed by the RAA.
Albert Fox Demers Medal - For stimulating interest in the welfare of the Institute.
Alumni Key Award - To recognize outstanding service in support of the advancement of Rensselaer.
Teaching Award - Recognizes current members of the Rensselaer faculty for their outstanding teaching techniques, contributions to the campus experience, and commitment to students.
Director’s Award - For individuals who have made significant contributions to the success of the Office of Alumni Relations and to the RAA.
Alumni Admissions Recognition of Excellence Award - For outstanding alumni admissions volunteers.
Craig W. Angell ’35 Chapter of the Year Award - For the outstanding Regional Chapter of the Year.
Chuck Monis ’50 Most Improved Chapter of the Year Award - For the most improved Regional Chapter of the Year.
Special Recognition Award for Rensselaer Alumni Chapters - For Regional Chapters deserving of special honor.
Rensselaer Alumni Phonathon Cup Award - For the Regional Chapter that raised the most money at their Annual Fund Phonathon.
Team of the Year Award - Recognizing the accomplishments of Rensselaer's intercollegiate sports teams.
Community Service Award for Greek Life - Designed to recognize a fraternity or sorority who is involved with community service and philanthropic activities.