The 2019 Stevens Awards Gala

honoring the remarkably accomplished alumni and friends of Stevens

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On Saturday, April 6, 2019, the Stevens community gathered at the historic Plaza Hotel for a spectacular evening of dining, dancing and devotion. Nearly 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

John R. Dearborn, Jr. ’79 M.Eng. ’81, Chair
Marissa M. Brock ’99
Maria D. Ramirez-González ’89
Fred A. Horowitz ’64 M.Eng. ’65
Nicole P. Malantchouk ’12
John C. Rizzuto ’89
Kirit R. Sarvaiya ’97
James T. Western ’05
President Nariman Farvardin, ex-officio
Victoria Velasco ’04, ex-officio


Advisory Committee

Steven I. Bandel ’74
Frank L. Fernandez ’60 M.S. ’61 Hon. D.Eng. ’01
Vikki Hazelwood Ph.D. ’07
Joseph J. Kaminski ’60
Richard D. Noble ’68 M.Eng. ’69
Frank J. Semcer, Sr. ’65
Albert E. Sisto ’71
Marty P. Valerio ’68
Richard P. Widdicombe



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


Virginia Ruesterholz ’83 Hon. D.Eng. ’08
President’s Leadership Award

Richard Frederick Harries ’58
Stevens Honor Award

Pam P. Cheng ’92 M.Eng. ’95
International Achievement Award




Philip P. Crowley ’71
Outstanding Contribution Award

Richard S. Magee ’63 M.S. ’64 Sc.D. ’68
Lifetime Service Award

Leanne N. Metcalfe ’00
Young Alumni Achievement Award




Emilio Fernandez
Friend of Stevens Award


Lisa M. Mascolo ’82
Business and Finance


Robert J. Fiocco ’58 M.S. ’61 Sc.D. ’64


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.


Submit a Nomination




Thank you to our Awards Gala sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

Lisa Mascolo and Todd Singleton
Micro Stamping Corporation

Silver Sponsors

AECOM Tishman
Virginia and Kevin Ruesterholz

Bronze Sponsors

F & G Mechanical Corp.
Greenberg Traurig

Joe Kaminski
Brodie Remington and Sapienza Barone
Annmarie Rizzo
John A. Schepisi and Peggy Schepisi

Red & Gray Sponsors

Calandra’s Bakery
Design Collective
EGM Builders
Frankoski Construction Company
Lehrer Cumming
Matiz Architecture and Design
Joyce and Wayne Monsees

NJM Insurance Group
Polise Consulting Engineers
Saiber LLC
WRT Design



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

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