Alumni Honored with Awards
Marywood University welcomed alumni back to campus, along with families of current students, during its combined celebration of Alumni & Family Weekend, September 22-24. Alumni Award winners were honored at a dinner on Saturday, September 23. This year’s honorees included:
Sister Katie Clauss IHM, M.A.'73 , Ph.D. '82, who received the 2023 Sister M. Denis Donegan Award for Long Term Service to Marywood.
Brooke S. Williams '19, who received the 2023 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award for her accomplishments since graduation.
Edward Phillip Syron, Ph.D. '09, who received the 2023 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award for his numerous accomplishments.
Patricia Campbell Comey, '73, who received the 2023 Golden Marywoodian Award for considerable commitment of service in the community and to her alma mater, framed always by her deep respect for others.
Mary Ellen McLane McDonough '73, who received the 2023 Golden Marywoodian Award for her significant commitments to service in the community and to her alma mater, marked by excellence of character and faithfulness.
Ann R. Henry, Ph.D. '73, who received the 2023 Golden Marywoodian Award for her considerable commitment to service in the community, along with her exemplary professional career of excellence that has continued to empower others.
Kathleen B. O’ Gorman, Ph.D. '73, who received the 2023 Golden Marywoodian Award for her extraordinary commitment to service on national and international levels.
Donna Marie Gatcha-Hines, M.P.A. '01, who has received the 2023 Alumni Community Achievement Award for grateful appreciation for all she has done to lead by example and to embrace service to others through her humanitarian efforts.
Joshua Slee '07, M.S. '08, Ph.D., who has received the 2023 distinguished Alumni Award for his leadership, service, and professional accomplishments, which embody the core values of Marywood University.
Chris Mackey '96, who has received the 2023 distinguished Alumni Award for his professional accomplishments and service to the Marywood community and beyond.
Andrea M. Novak '93, who has received the 2023 Faculty and Staff Alumni Impact Award for grateful appreciation for all she has done to lead by example in respect for and in service to others, both on campus and beyond.
This year’s honorees, pictured left to right are: Sister Kathryn Clauss IHM; Donna Marie Gatcha Hines; Edward Phillip Syron, Ph.D.; Brooke S. Williams; Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Marywood University President; Andrea M. Novak; Mary Ellen McLane McDonough; Joshua B. Slee, Ph.D., and Patricia Campbell Lomey. Not pictured: Ann R. Henry Ph.D., Kathleen B. O’ Gorman, Ph.D., and Chris Mackey.
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