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Awards Program Recognizing Outstanding Achievements
Sponsored by the Alumni Association, alumni awards recognize alumni for outstanding achievements in their profession, community, or in service to the university. Each recipient has brought honor and distinction to the university in their own unique way.
Call for Nominations
Is there a classmate, peer, or mentor who is making a difference and deserves to be a candidate for an alumni award? We invite you to participate in the awards process by sharing their achievements with us for nomination.
Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent Award Winners
The Outstanding Alumnus Award is awarded to a recipient who has brought honor, recognition and distinction to Widener/PMC, through service to their community, their profession, and/or by honors received, service rendered, or other accomplishments.
- 2023- Marcia Zaruba O'Connor '90
- 2019 - Ron Romanowicz ‘68
- 2017 - Normajean Colby ’87,’91,’10
This award is granted for volunteer service to the university as a whole or to a particular sector or major within the university, and/or to the recipient’s profession where their education at Widener/PMC was a central factor providing the service. This award is be given to honor time, service, and commitment to the university.
- 2023 - Ryan M. Raiker '16, '17
- 2019 - Anthony Stanowski ‘84
- 2017 - Cynthia Sarnoski ‘74
- 2017 - Capt. Thomas Chiomento, Jr. USN (ret.) ’65
This award is given in the memory of John L. Geoghegan '63 to a graduate who has brought honor to the university through academic achievement, demonstrated leadership capabilities and community service.
- 2023 - Col. William T. (Tom) Vossler '68
- 2019 - Robert J. Hawley, '62
- 2019 - Christian Nascimento '97
- 2017 - General John H. Tilelli Jr. USA (ret.) ’63, ‘96H
This award is given in the memory of John L. Geoghegan '63 to a current student who has brought honor to the University through academic achievement, demonstrated leadership capabilities and community service.
- 2023 - Donya Moore '24
- 2019 - Eric Guzy '19
- 2019 - Abigail Ferrie '20
- 2017 - Samantha DeCapua '17
This award is given to an individual other than a graduate of Widener University who, in the opinion of the Alumni Association, has brought honor to the university through their acts and accomplishments. This award is a token of appreciation for the contributions to the university community through service to the university.
- 2023 - Jill Borin
- 2019 - Bill Campbell
- 2017 - Linda S. Durant