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University Announces 2018 O'Hara Award Hon...

April 3, 2018

The University of Scranton and the Alumni Society are proud to announce the honorees of the 2018 Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumni Award and the honoree of the 2018 Frank J. O'Hara Recent Graduate Award.

The University will honor John H. Appleton, Esq. ’68, P'00, '03 of Clarks Summit, William J. Brady ’83, P'12 of Wellesley, MA, Francis J. Pearn ’83, P'16 of Garden City, NY, Col. James F. Cummings, M.D., FACP, FIDSA, U.S. Army (ret) ’88, H’15 of Chevy Chase, MD, Dominque Ponzio Bernardo ’93 of Bridgeport, Michele Giancatarino Gilfillan ’98 of Bloomfield, NJ and Matthew R. Bernard ’99, G. ’03 of Clarks Green with the 2018 Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumni Award; the University will also honor Elena M. Habersky ’13 of Cairo, Egypt with the 2018 Frank J. O'Hara Recent Graduate Award.

The Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest award bestowed jointly by the University and the Alumni Society. The award honors select alumni who embody Scranton's Catholic and Jesuit experience and who have achieved distinction in their professional or personal endeavors. Honorees are selected based on the nominees' commitment to Ignatian values and their pursuit of professional and personal excellence.

The Frank J. O'Hara Recent Graduate Award is presented to an alumnus/na who has graduated within the past 10 years. The award honors alumni who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to service for others in their personal or professional achievements which embody Scranton's Catholic, Jesuit values. 

The honorees will be recognized June 8-10 during the Reunion Weekend 2018 celebration. 

 

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