Alumni Awards

The nomination period for the 2014 Alumni Awards is now closed. Thank you for submitting such wonderful nominations for talented, influential, and dedicated members of the SNHU community. The SNHU Alumni Association Awards Committee will select recipients this summer, and the Alumni Hall of Fame Award, the Distinguished Service Award and the Young Alumni Award will be presented at the President's Reception at Homecoming on Saturday, October 18.

If you have any questions about a nomination you submitted (or about the awards in general), please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@snhu.edu or 603.645.9799.

Alumni Hall of Fame Award

This award was created in 1991 to recognize an alumnus or alumna who graduated (10) ten or more years ago and has made outstanding contributions to his/her profession, community and to Southern New Hampshire University.

2013 - Robert J. DeColfmacker '78
2012 - Deborah Osgood ’85 & ‘96
2011 - Mark Ouellette '77
2010 - David H. Bellman '92
2009 - Michael Brody '73
2008 - Robert J. Finlay '92
2007 - Theresa Desfosses '72
2006 - Andrew W. "Mickey" Greene '72
2005 - Ann Lally '79 & '95
2004 - Peter Perich '76 & '85
2003 - Douglas Blais '88 & '90
2002 - Rene LeClerc '71
2001 - Donald Labrie '71
2000 - Bea (Worden) Dalton '73
1999 - Thomas Tessier '74
1998 - Edward Ithier '87& '93
1997 - Robert Garneau '77
1996 - Michael DeBlasi '70
1995 - David Myler '69
1994 - Richard Courtemanche '73
1993 - Dr. Christos Papoutsy '57
1992 - Dr. Judith Bouley '74
1991 - Tony Lambert '68 *

Alumni Distinguished Service Award

This award can be given to an alumnus, alumna, faculty, staff or friend of the university for leadership, dedication and loyal service to the university and its objectives. The alumnus/alumna must have graduated (6) six or more years ago to be considered for this award.

2013 - Karin Caruso '82 
2012 - Craig '80 & Mary '79 Ahlquist
2011 - Dr. Burton S. Kaliski
2010 - John J. Rainone '85
2009 - C. Richard Erskine
2008 - Robert P. Schiavoni '72
2007 - Linda Hicks '94 
2006 - David H. Bellman '92
2005 - Rob Grenus '87
2004 - Norton (Tuffy) Phelps '85
2002 - Joseph Panaro '72
2001 - Bianca Holm
2000 - Janice (Somers) Fitzpatrick '93
1999 - Paula Riegel '87 & '92
1998 - Dr. Richard A. Gustafson
1997 - Douglas Blais '88 & '90
1996 - Peter Perich '76
1995 - Rene LeClerc '71
1993 - Dorothy S. Rogers *
1992 - Dr. George Larkin
1991 - Michael DeBlasi '70
1990 - Dale (Plavnicky) Trombley '83
1989 - Bill S. Green Esquire - Honorary '76 *
1988 - Thomas Space '74
1987 - Dr. Gertrude Shapiro - Honorary '71 *
1986 - Russell Pelletier '70
1985 - Michael Brody '73
1984 - Robert Morine '71
1983 - Maurice Raymond '70
1982 - David Myler '69
1981 - Richard Courtemanche '73
1980 - Dr. Christos Papoutsy '57
1979 - Kenneth Preve '70 *

Young Alumni Award

This award was established in 2000. It is designed to recognize younger alumni who graduated not more than (5) five years ago and have demonstrated leadership and support to the Alumni Association and to Southern New Hampshire University.

2013 - Angela Palladino '11
2012 - Elena Painchaud '08 & '10
2011 - Jared Gabrey '06
2010 - Jeffrey M. Penta '05 & 08
2009 - Ashley A. Liadis '02 & '05
2008 - Jason F. DeMarzo '03
2007 - Katherine A. McKenney '03 & '07
2006 - Tiffany A. Lyon '00 & '02
2005 - Kristina (Kintzer) Oleksak '01 & '03
2004 - Meghan (Cotton) Dalesandro '00
2002 - Robin (Sorenson) Kazes '97
2001 - Chad Mason '98 & '00
2000 - Michelle (Lamontagne) Strout '96 & '98

2013 Alumni Awards

Presentation of the 2013 awards took place during the President's Reception at Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, October 19, 2013.

Presentation of the 2013 awards took place during the President's Reception at Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, October 19, 2013.
(L to R) President Paul LeBlanc, Karin Caruso '82 (2013 Distinguished Service Award); Angela Palladino '11 (2013 Young Alumni Award); Bob DeColfmacker '78 (2013 Alumni Hall of Fame Award); and Alumni Board President Jeff Penta '05, '08, '11
(L to R) President Paul LeBlanc, Karin Caruso '82 (2013 Distinguished Service Award); Angela Palladino '11 (2013 Young Alumni Award); Bob DeColfmacker '78 (2013 Alumni Hall of Fame Award); and Alumni Board President Jeff Penta '05, '08, '11