Volunteer Awards

Each year, the college presents awards to our distinguished volunteers (alumni and parents) who have demonstrated outstanding service to Dickinson through their consistent and dedicated service. See below for the award descriptions and criteria.

We welcome your nominations by Sept. 30 of each year.
 

  • The 1783 Award
    Presented to a Dickinsonian who recently began his/her volunteer service to Dickinson and has demonstrated success in both quality and quantity of volunteer service to the college, and shows promise for continued service and leadership in the future.
     
  • Admissions Alumni Volunteer of the Year
    Presented to the Dickinson alumnus/a who has a deep engagement with admissions volunteer opportunities, taken initiative in outreach to students and families and who has the ability to reflect current Dickinson information while connecting future outcomes.
     
  • Admissions Parent Volunteer of the Year
    Presented to the Dickinson parent who has a deep engagement with admissions volunteer opportunities, taken initiative in outreach to students and families and who has the ability to reflect current Dickinson information while connecting future outcomes.
     
  • Career Champion of the Year
    Presented to a Dickinsonian who has provided significant and consistent contributions toward the advancement of Career Center programming and services in one or more of the following ways: participate in career programming, post jobs or internships with his or her organization, participate in on-campus interviewing, regularly attend networking events, and/or host a networking event.
     
  • Class Correspondent of the Year
    Presented to an alumnus who has provided significant and consistent contributions toward the class-correspondent program for Dickinson Magazine and who goes above and beyond to encourage his or her classmates to connect with the college and one another.
     
  • Global Engagement Award
    Presented to a Dickinsonian who has made notable contributions to the advancement of the college through outreach and advocacy for Dickinson while living or working outside of the United States.
     
  • Outstanding Devils’ Advocate Award
    Presented to a class agent who has most successfully encouraged class engagement with Dickinson and class participation in the Dickinson Fund during the past fiscal year.
     
  • Outstanding Reunion Volunteer Award
    Presented to a reunion volunteer who has shown great dedication and enthusiasm in planning class activities during Alumni Weekend, encouraging class engagement with Dickinson and increasing class participation in the Dickinson Fund during the past fiscal year.


Past Volunteer Award Winners

The 1783 Award
2017: Delta Nu Alumnae Advisory Board
2015: Lee Tankle ’10

2014: Nicole Tanguy ’09
2013: Rachel Warzala ’11 

Admissions Alumni Volunteer of the Year
2017: George Grassel ’74
2015: Jason Fine ’09

2014: Danielle Weisbrot ’06
2013: Colleen Superko ’84, P’14

Admissions Parent Volunteer of the Year
2017: Allison Matlack P’16, P’19
2015: Sean Quill P’15, P’19, P’19

2014: Holly Barnes P’16
2013: Bruce Thomson P’09

Career Champion of the Year
2017: Mike Northridge ’81 
2015: Darrell Pacheco ’12

2014: Donald Nagle ’76
2013: Christopher Cocores ’05 

Class Correspondent of the Year
2017: Kirsten Nixa Sabia ’92 
2015: Eileen Fair Durgin ’52

2014: Michael J. Pennington ’07
2013: Daniel Winters ’49 

Global Engagement Award
2015: Benxiang Li P’11

Limestone Award for Distinguished Service to the College
2015: Ty Saini ’93
2014: Pamela Byron Fukuda ’93
2013: Elizabeth Grazioli ’09 

Devils' Advocate (Outstanding Class Agent) Award
2017: Joe Carver ’59 
2015: Alexander Egner ’13

2014: Aaron Pratt ’03
2013: Kirsten Nixa Sabia ’92 

Outstanding Reunion Volunteer Award
2015: Class of 1965 50th Reunion Committee
2014: Holly McLaughlin Tiley ’84
2013: Marjorie Speers ’78  and Brian Bolwell ’08

Regional Club Program of the Year
2015: None
2014: New York City Career Connections
2013: Washington D.C. Young Alumni Bow Tie Tour Weekend

Regional Leadership Award 
2015: None
2014: Grace Lange ’12
2013: Nicholas Smith ’08