Recognizing dedicated alumni and faculty, the College presents awards during Reunion. This year's Heritage lunch, at which the 2015 awards will be presented, is Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.
Categories and Criteria
Heritage Awards: Recognizes an alumnus/a or alumni couple and a faculty/staff couple or individual, whose devotion to the ideals of the College serve as extraordinary examples to the entire New Paltz community.
Alumni Professional Achievement Award: Recognizes alumni who have achieved distinction in a chosen profession or outstanding lifetime achievement.
Distinguished Alumni Service Award: Recognizes alumni volunteers who have made exceptional contributions in support of the activities of the SUNY New Paltz Alumni Association.
Past Heritage Award Recipients
2015 - Nominations open until June 20 (nominate someone using the form below)
2014 - Alumni: Antonio "Tony" Bonilla '87 '05g | Faculty/Staff: Prof. Ronald Knapp - Details
2013 - Alumni: Robert "Bob" Thorn '66 '70g and Jane (Hausz) Thorn '68 | Faculty/Staff: Linda Delgado-Baker '84 '86g and Prof. Douglas Baker - Details
2012 - Alumni: Robert "Bob" Mountz '68 '71g '80cas and Henrietta (Thomas) Mountz '68 '71g | Faculty/Staff: Dean Robert Michael '75 cas
2011 - Alumna: Sadie (Stellefson) Penzato '66 '68g '76cas | Faculty: Prof. Heinz Meng
2010 - Alumna: Rosemarie (Mainberger) McBride '60 '68g | Faculty/Staff: Prof. and Mrs. Karl Budmen
2009 - Alumnus: Alan Dunefsky '69 '91g | Faculty: Prof. Ray Snider
2008 - Alumnus: Prof. Joseph Castellana '48 | Faculty: Prof. Lin Igou
For 2015 consideration, submit by June 20, 2015, to the Office of Alumni Relations via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or the form below. Finalists are reviewed and are notified if selected.