Selection criteria

Carlow Laureate Award

  • Documented professional experience (20 years)
  • Exceptional achievement & contributions to their profession, community, society, and/or university
  • Demonstrated leadership in their profession and/or community
  • Reflection of University ideals

Young Carlow Laureate Award

  • Young Professional (40 years old or younger)
  • Remarkable Achievement in his or her chosen profession, public or private, academic or professional
  • Refection of the University ideals

Laureates by year

2019

2019 press release & full bios

  • Corinne R. Francis, MA, MDiv 1997
  • Ruth A. Modzelewski, PhD 1985
  • Milagros Pereyra-Rojas, PhD, MPM 2000, 2003
  • Shelley Neil Watters, DNP, RN 2001, 2004
  • Young Laureate: Chardaé Jones 2011

2018

2018 press release & full bios

  • Sandra Bihary-Waltz DBA, MSN, RN 1980
  • Sherry Konick Hoback, MBA, MSN, RN 1996
  • Diana Lynn Pakstis, MBA, BSN, RN 1988, 1999
  • John O’Donnell, DrPH, MSN, RN, CRNA, CHSE 1983
  • Young Laureate: LaTrenda Leonard-Sherrill, MBA 2012

2017

2017 press release & full bios

  • David Debenham, JD 2013
  • Howard B. Slaughter, Jr., PhD 1993
  • Donna Marie Vivio, MPH, MS 1976 (awarded posthumously)
  • Rachelle Zomack, MS 1991
  • Young Laureate: Misti McKeehen, MS 2007

2016

2016 press release & full bios

  • Amie Downs, JD 1994
  • Anne DeNardo McGowan, JD 1960
  • Shawn McGill, MSW 1998
  • Anne Macdonald Peniston, RN, MSN, FNP 1981

2015

2015 press release & full bios

  • Sister Grace Ann Geibel, RSM, PhD 1961 (awarded posthumously)
  • Barbara Capozzi Kirr 1960
  • Louise Reiber Malakoff, JD 1967
  • Margaret Quinn Rosenzweig, PhD, FNP-BC, AOCNP, FAAN 1981
  • Ellie Buntag Wymard, PhD 1958

2014

2014 press release & full bios

  • Juilene Osborne-McKnight, MFA 2007
  • Dorothy A. Davis, JD, BA 1978
  • Susan E. Lee, BA 1979
  • Deborah Rice-Johnson, BS 2008
  • Sister Jane Scully, RSM, BA 1939, Carlow President 1967-1982

2013

  • Margaret Meis Armen, JD 1969
  • Barbara K. Mistick, PhD 1990
  • Carol Awkard Neyland 1973
  • Sister Cynthia Serjak, RSM 1972, 1997
  • Rita M. McGinley 1940 (awarded posthumously)

2012

  • Michele Rehfeld Atkins 1982
  • Patricia Gimper Donohoe 1975
  • Michele Fabrizi 1975
  • Dr. Marilyn Radke, MD 1973

2011

  • Mary Ann Sestili, PhD 1961
  • Monica O’Keefe 1969
  • Judge Margaret A. Mangan, BSN, MS, JD, 1970
  • Stella Smetanka Mericli, JD 1970

2010

  • Arlene Myers Morris 1979
  • Grace Mushrush MD 1957
  • Janet Simon, PhD 1967

2009

  • Georgia Morello Decker 1968
  • The Honorable Stephanie Domitrovich, PhD 1976
  • Marianne Felice, MD 1966
  • E. Jeanne Adamson Gleason 1960
  • Sister Margaret Hannan, RSM 1965
  • Beverly Kowalski Kaniecki 1980
  • Lynda Ruffo Katz, PhD 1963
  • Sister Ida Mularikal 1969
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