The 2018 Stevens Awards Gala

honoring the remarkably accomplished alumni and friends of Stevens

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On Saturday, April 14, 2018, the Stevens community gathered at the historic Plaza Hotel for a spectacular evening of dining, dancing and devotion. More than 400 alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends joined together to celebrate Stevens Institute of Technology and the accomplishments of some of its most exceptional alumni in engineering, entrepreneurship and more.

To learn more about this year’s Awards Gala, view the event program journal. Please visit our Awards History page to see highlights and photos from previous galas and learn more about the awards program.


Awards Selection Committee

Philip P. Crowley, Esq. ’71, Chair
Marissa M. Brock ’99
Lynn Insley
Nicole P. Malantchouk ’12
Dwight B. Massey ’53
Bruce McNair ’71 M.Eng. ’74
Susan Metz
John C. Rizzuto ’89
Kirit R. Sarvaiya ’97
James T. Western ’05

President Nariman Farvardin, ex-officio
Nate Davis ’76, ex-officio
William W. Destler ’68, ex-officio
Joseph J. Kaminski ’60, ex-officio
Jack Lipinski, Esq. ’72, ex-officio
Albert E. Sisto ’71, ex-officio
Victoria Velasco ’04, ex-officio


Stevens is proud to honor our talented, devoted alumni for their outstanding impact and accomplishments.


John “Sean” J. Hanlon IV ’80
Stevens Honor Award

Stephen T. Boswell C.E. ’89 Ph.D. ’91
Hon. D.Eng. ’13

Charles V. Schaefer Jr. Entrepreneur Award

Sachin N. Shah ’89 M.S. ’93
International Achievement Award

Frank J. Semcer, Sr. ’65
Outstanding Contribution Award

Marty P. Valerio ’68
Lifetime Service Award

Marques Brownlee ’15
Young Alumni Achievement Award




John A. Newton ’71
Arts and Humanities

Dianne K. McKeever ’01
Business and Finance

Ken Venner ’84

Vikki Hazelwood Ph.D. ’07
Science and Technology


The Stevens Awards Program started in 1937 and has since honored the university’s most accomplished alumni. Learn more about the enduring qualities that define these awards and submit a nomination below.


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Thank you to our Awards Gala Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors
Mary Jane and Frank J. Semcer, Sr.

Gold Sponsors
Sean and Cathy Hanlon

Silver Sponsors
Boswell Engineering
Bruderer Machinery
Ann Marie Rizzo

Bronze Sponsors

William H. Connolly & Co.
Control Electropolishing Corp
Phil Crowley and Diane Young
Gilbane Building Company

Heyco Metal
Joseph Kaminski
Langan Engineering
Jo-Ann and Dwight Massey
NJM Insurance Group
Brodie Remington and Sapienza Barone
Schepisi & McLaughlin, P.A.

Red & Gray Sponsors

Calandra's Bakery
Jim Luongo Construction
Lisa Mascolo and Todd Singleton
Joyce and Wayne Monsees
Norris McLaughlin & Marcus

Otterstedt Insurance Agency, Inc
Precious Plate
Precision Finishing
Richard R. Roscitt
Supreme Electric


Questions? Please contact Ann Leporati, Associate Director of Development, at 201.216.3665 or

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