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 will gather at the historic Plaza Hotel for a spectacular evening of dining, dancing and devotion. Join us as we celebrate Stevens Institute of Technology and the accomplishments of some of its most exceptional alumni in engineering, entrepreneurship and more. Slip into your tuxedos and evening gowns and show your pride in Stevens on this most special night.

Please visit our Awards History page to see highlights and photos from last year’s gala and learn more about the awards program.


Awards Selection Committee

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

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


Saturday, April 14, 2018
6:30 p.m.

The Plaza
Fifth Avenue at Central Park South, New York, NY

Black Tie


6:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception

7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Awards Program and Dinner



Chris Cimino
WNBC-TV Meteorologist

Chris Cimino


Round-trip transportation will be provided to the Plaza Hotel from the Stevens Campus in Hoboken. Parking on campus will be provided. If you are interested in taking the shuttle from campus, please contact


Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
500 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken, NJ
April 14, 2018 – $169 plus tax
Reserve by March 14 and mention “Stevens Gala Room Block”


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





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