Stevens Awards Gala

honoring the remarkably accomplished alumni and friends of Stevens

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On Saturday, May 1, 2021, 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 and friends. 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

Lisa M. Mascolo ’82, Chair
Marissa M. Brock ’99
Mary Anne Cannon ’86
Cindy Chin ’05 M.S. ’05
Fred A. Horowitz ’64 M.Eng. ’65
Carmine A. Lizza ’85
Maria D. Ramirez-González ’89
John C. Rizzuto ’89
Linda M. Vollkommer Hon. M.Eng. ’04
President Nariman Farvardin, ex-officio
Victoria Velasco ’04, ex-officio


Advisory Committee

Stephen T. Boswell C.E. ’89 Ph.D. ’91 Hon. D.Eng. ’13
Martha J. Connolly ’75 M.S. ’75
Philip P. Crowley, Esq. ’71
Robert J. Fiocco ’58 M.S. ’61 Sc.D. ’64
Richard F. Harries ’58
Vikki Hazelwood Ph.D. ’07
Joseph J. Kaminski ’60
John J. Lipinski, Esq. ’72
Richard S. Magee ’63 M.S. ’64 Sc.D. ’68
Leanne N. Metcalfe ’00
Marty P. Valerio ’68
Josh S. Weston Hon. D.Eng. ’96
Richard P. Widdicombe



Saturday, May 1, 2021

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
Former WNBC/NBC 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 All shuttle reservations and departure times will be confirmed via email prior to the Awards Gala.




Discounted rates for Stevens guests are available using the links below. Prices shown will reflect the discount.

W Hotel Hoboken
225 River Street, Hoboken, NJ

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
500 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken, NJ



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


Hermes González-Bello ’89 M.S. ’95
International Achievement Award

Robert H. Grieser, Jr. ’88 M.Eng. ’93
Outstanding Contribution Award

Thomas J. Moschello ’63 M.S. ’65
Lifetime Service Award

Sheila Xuan Sun ’06 M.S. ’06
Young Alumni Achievement Award

The Ansary Family
Friend of Stevens Award




Aimiende I. Negbenebor Sela ’04
Arts and Humanities

Frank J. Effenberger ’88

Richard E. Blahut M.S. ’64
Science and Technology


Hall of Achievement


Henry J. Morton






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