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, 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 classmates to connect with the college and one another.
     
  • 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
2018: Scott Cohen ’91
2017: Delta Nu Alumnae Advisory Board
2015: Lee Tankle ’10

2014: Nicole Tanguy ’09
2013: Rachel Warzala ’11 
 
Admissions Alumni Volunteer of the Year
2019: Orli Segal ’15
2018: Kristin Holdt Pracitto ’92
2017: George Grassel ’74
2015: Jason Fine ’09

2014: Danielle Weisbrot ’06
2013: Colleen Superko ’84, P’14
 
Admissions Parent Volunteer of the Year
2019: Carol Dougherty P’17
2018: Scott Braybrooke P’19
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
 
2019: Eric Grorud ’94
2018: Brian Dorfler ’97
2017: Mike Northridge ’81 
2015: Darrell Pacheco ’12

2014: Donald Nagle ’76
2013: Christopher Cocores ’05 
 
Class Correspondent of the Year
 
2019: Louise Hauer Greenberg ’54
2018: Mary Jeanne de Groot ’48, P’76
2017: Kirsten Nixa Sabia ’92 
2015: Eileen Fair Durgin ’52

2014: Michael J. Pennington ’07
2013: Daniel Winters ’49 
 
Outstanding Reunion Volunteer Award
 
2019: Bruce Rychlik ’89
2018: Class of 1963 Reunion Committee
2017: Class of 2007 10th Reunion Committee
2015: Class of 1965 50th Reunion Committee
2014: Holly McLaughlin Tiley ’84
2013: Marjorie Speers ’78  and Brian Bolwell ’08