Robert Mahoney (Elementary Education: Biology) was cited as a Red Cross Blood Hero at the Cape, Islands & Southeast Massachusetts Heroes Breakfast in April 2019. Robert first donated blood on July 7, 1961, and has since donated 248 pints. His dedication to donating was strongly influenced by the birth of his daughter, who needed a complete blood exchange only 36 hours after birth. He still gives regularly and plans to continue as long as he is qualified to do so.
Eric Gray (Political Science) published his first book, “Bases to Bleachers: A Collection of Personal Baseball Stories from the Stands and Beyond.” One day during an afternoon at the ballpark, Gray asked his wife, daughter and friend to identify their favorite game. Little did he know that simple question would soon take on a life of its own. As the question made its way to family members, friends, friends of friends, strangers and beyond, it gave way to a surprising and diverse collection of stories and perspectives.
Sherry Saturno (English) was among the recipients of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam Emerging Leaders Alliance’s United We Rock award in October 2019. The award honors community-minded and philanthropic young professionals. Saturno is currently executive director of Gramatan Village in Bronxville, New York. She wrote and produced a national award-winning documentary short film titled “Human Investment,” which explores what drives individuals to invest themselves in the humanity of care.