Past Frank O'Hara Award Winners

 

Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumni Award

The Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumni Award and Recent Graduate Award are prestigious annual awards presented by the University and its Alumni Society. The awards were established to honor the memory of Frank J. O'Hara, past administrator, who served The University of Scranton for over 53 years. Honorees are selected based on the following criteria:

  • Must be an undergraduate alumna/us of The University of Scranton.
  • Embody Scranton's Catholic, Jesuit experience through a demonstrated commitment to Ignatian values.
  • Have achieved distinction in their professional or personal endeavors.
  • The Recent Graduate Award is presented to an alumna/us who has graduated from the University within the past 10 years, this year we will be honoring an alumni from 2009 or 2014. The recipient will have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to service for others in their personal or professional achievements, and embody Scranton's Catholic and Jesuit values.   

Past Frank O'Hara Awardees

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2018 Frank O'Hara Awardees

John H. Appleton, Esq. '68, P'00, '03
Matthew R. Bernard '99, G'03
Dominique Ponzio Bernardo '93
William J. Brady '83, P'12
Col. James F. Cummings, M.D., FACP, FIDSA, U.S. Army (ret) '88, H'15
Michele Giancatarino Gilfillan '98
Elena M. Habersky '13
Francis J. Pearn '83, P'16

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2017 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Robert P. Hickey '67
Sharon Hurst Kneiss '77
Patricia "Trish" Maleski, CPA '82
Sidney J. Prejean, Esq. '72, Lt. Col., U.S. Air Force (Ret.)
Charles J. Volpe. Esq. '82, P'06,'10
Michael J. Wiencek '12
Kristen Sarisky Williams '92

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2016 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Bart P. Billings, Ph.D. '66, G'68, Col. U.S. Army (Ret.)
John L. Gownley '06
Kevin P. Moran '01
Karen M. Murphy, R.N., Ph.D. '91
Thomas P. O'Brien '86, P'19

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2015 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Michael Clark '10
Connor Dempsey '10
Sean Kirk '10
Linda Mathers McGowan '80
Megan Morgan '95, G'97
Vincent F. Reilly '80
Maryjane S. Rooney '80

Frank A. Milani, M.D. '55

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2014 Frank O'Hara Awardees

David C. Blake, Ph.D., J.D. ’69
Jane A. Conway, Ph.D., '79
Michael C. Fairbanks ’79, H’06
John J. Gallagher, Esq. ’69
John J. O’Malley, Jr., Ph.D. ’64

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2013 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Patrick W. Shea Esq. ’78
Michael D. DeMichele, Ph.D. ’63
Joseph P. Bannon, M.D.’83
Kathleen Sprows Cummings, Ph.D. ’93
James F. Duffy, S.J., M.D. ’88

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2012 Frank O'Hara Awardees

James M. Basta '61
Lee A. DeHihns, III '67
Judith C. Dunn '77
Mary Beth Hamorski, V.M.D. '82
James Kane, M.D. '46
Ellen Duggan Pappert '87
Richard H. Passon, Ph.D.
Francis G. Tracy '52

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2011 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Joseph A. Bertolino, Ed. D. '86
Rosemary Broderick '76, G'80, G'89
John D. Dionne '86, H'10
Arlene V. Drack, M.D. '81
John J. Fendrock '48
Robert L. McKeage, Ph.D. '71
Geno J. Merli, M.d. '71
Patricia Moran, Esq. '81
Margaret Schaefer '81
Dennis M. Size  '76
Joseph F. Weiss, Ph.D. '61
Shirley J. Yee, Ph.D. '81

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2010 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Gerard J. Cipriani '75
Christopher M. "Kip" Condron '70, H'03
Frederick A. Hensley, Jr., M.D. '75
Captain Thomas J. Hromisin, U.S.A. '05
Rev. Brendan G. Lally, S.J. '70
Peter J. Millett, M.D. '90
Lawrence J. Morton, D.Ed., G'75
Judith A. O'Donnell, M.D. '85
Alfred M. Rotondaro, Ph.D. '60
Diane M. Kuehner Schweizer '90
Anthony P. J. Smurfit '85
Albert A. Tielemans '85

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2009 Frank O'Haa Awardees

Sharon M. Bartosh, M.D., ’79
Arthur E. Clark, Ph.D., ’54
Francis W. Connolly, Ph.D., ’64
John J. Cunningham, III, Esq., ’64
Thomas J. Davis, C.P.A., ’69
Rev. William L. George, S.J., G’69
Kevin J. Lanahan ’84
Michele Mauer Carpenter, M.D., ’79
Mary M. McCambridge ’79
William C. O’Malley, C.P.A. ’59
Brig. General Michael J. Terry, U.S.A. ’79
Andrew M. Wallace ’74

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2008 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Robert S. Weiss ’68
Joseph T. Sebastianelli ’68
Joseph F. Gower, Ph.D., ’68
Louis J. Volpicelli ’48
Richard Bevilacqua, D.M.D., M.D., ’83
Edward R. Leahy ’68
Rev. Msgr. Walter R. Rossi, J.C.L., ’83
John M. McInerney, Ph.D.
Brig Gen. John Gronski ’78
Carole A. Sable, M.D., ’83
Anne Marie Collins ’88

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2007 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Col. Richard H. Breen, Jr., '77
Rev. Charles P. Connor, Ph.D., '72
John J. Costanzi, M.D., '57
Richard J. Dowling, Jr., Esq., '62
Thomas J. Foley. Jr., Esq., '57
John R. Lenahan, Jr., Esq., '72
Dennis J. McGonigle '82
Thomas J. McHugh, Esq., '57
Joseph J. Mowad, M.D., '57
Shirley M. Puccino '82
Grace S. Rozycki, M.D., G'77
Nicholas D. Saccone, D.D.S., '43

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2006 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Joseph D. Austin ’52
Eudes M. Clarke, G’96
Msgr. Michael J. Delaney ’81
John J. Dunn Sr., Esq. ’51
Neil A. Gallagher ’56
Belinda M. Juran Esq., ’81
Sharon A. Lehman M.D. ’81
Harvey Sicherman, Ph.D. ’66
John P. Sweeney ’61

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2005 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Raymond S. Angeli, G'74, '80
John F. Bagley Ph.D. '65
Mark J. Biedlingmaier '80
Terrence S. Carden Jr. M.D. '60
Sr. Bernadette Duross RSM '80
Martina Martin '80
Msgr. Godfrey Mosley '75
James M. Papada III, Esq. '70
Christine Oliver Shean '80
Michael Strong G'82

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2004 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Rep. Kevin J. Blaum '74
David H. Burton, Ph.D., '49
Mark E. Chopko, Esq., '74
William J. Corcoran, Esq. '64
Dominick A. Cruciani Jr., M.D., '54
Peter J. Danchak '84
Mary Beth Farrell '79
Rosellen M. Garrett, Ph.D., C.R.N.P.
Lt. Gen. Daniel J. O'Neill, '59 G'64

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2003 Frank O'Hara Awardees

John E. (Jack) Brennan '68
Paul M. Borick, Ph.D., '47
Deborah J. Gougeon, Ph.D., '73
Lawrence J. Howard, M.D., '68
Jane Oppenheim
Joseph F. Lydon, Sr., M.D., '43
Joseph J. Kadow, Esq., '78

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2002 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Linda D'Andrea Barrasse, M.D., '77
William P. Kiehl, Esq., '67
John P. Martin, Ed.D. G '57
John J. Quinn, S.J.
Kathleen Curry Santora, Esq., '80
Paul J. Shields '47
Terrence P. Zealand, Ed.D. , G'72

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2001 Frank O'Hara Awardees

Jean-Paul Bonnet, D.O. '76
Melissa Conway, Ph.D., '76
James C. Doyle '66
Edward J. Hayes '61
Edward G. Lakatta, M.D., '66
Karen L. Pennington, Ph.D., '76
Frank C. Sabatino, Esq., '76
Joseph Mesko '56

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