Alumni Association Awards

Each year nominations are solicited from the members of the Alumni Association, former award recipients and members of the college community for candidates of three very prestigious awards - the Alumni Hall of Fame, the Alumni Distinguished Service Award and the Young Alumni Award (see criteria listed below). The nomination committee of the association reviews nominations and selects an individual based upon the criteria listed below. Presentation of the awards usually takes place during Alumni Weekend.

Alumni Hall of Fame Award

This award was created in 1991 to recognize an alumnus or alumna who graduated (10) ten or more years ago and has made outstanding contributions to his/her profession, community and to Southern New Hampshire University.

1991 - Tony Lambert '68 *
1992 - Dr. Judith Bouley '74
1993 - Dr. Christos Papoutsy '57
1994 - Richard Courtemanche '73
1995 - David Myler '69
1996 - Michael DeBlasi '70
1997 - Robert Garneau '77
1998 - Edward Ithier '87& '93
1999 - Thomas Tessier '74
2000 - Bea (Worden) Dalton '73
2001 - Donald Labrie '71
2002 - Rene LeClerc '71
2003 - Douglas Blais '88 & '90
2004 - Peter Perich '76 & '85
2005 - Ann Lally '79 & '95
2006 - Andrew W. "Mickey" Greene '72
2007 - Theresa Desfosses '72
2008 - Robert J. Finlay '92
2009 - Michael Brody '73
2010 - David H. Bellman '92
2011 - Mark Ouellette '77
2012 - Dr. Deborah Osgood '85 & '96

Alumni Distinguished Service Award

This award can be given to an alumnus, alumna, faculty, staff or friend of the university for leadership, dedication and loyal service to the university and its objectives. The alumnus/alumna must have graduated (6) six or more years ago to be considered for this award.

1979 - Kenneth Preve '70 *
1980 - Dr. Christos Papoutsy '57
1981 - Richard Courtemanche '73
1982 - David Myler '69
1983 - Maurice Raymond '70
1984 - Robert Morine '71
1985 - Michael Brody '73
1986 - Russell Pelletier '70
1987 - Dr. Gertrude Shapiro - Honorary '71 *
1988 - Thomas Space '74
1989 - Bill S. Green Esquire - Honorary '76 *
1990 - Dale (Plavnicky) Trombley '83
1991 - Michael DeBlasi '70
1992 - Dr. George Larkin
1993 - Dorothy S. Rogers *
1995 - Rene LeClerc '71
1996 - Peter Perich '76
1997 - Douglas Blais '88 & '90
1998 - Dr. Richard A. Gustafson
1999 - Paula Riegel '87 & '92
2000 - Janice (Somers) Fitzpatrick '93
2001 - Bianca Holm
2002 - Joseph Panaro '72
2003 - Ray Prouty '77
2004 - Norton (Tuffy) Phelps '85
2005 - Rob Grenus '87
2006 - David H. Bellman '92
2007 - Linda Hicks '94 
2008 - Robert P. Schiavoni '72
2009 - C. Richard Erskine
2010 - John J. Rainone '85
2011 - Dr. Burton S. Kaliski
2012 - Craig '80 and Mary '79 Ahlquist

 Young Alumni Award

This award was established in 2000. It is designed to recognize younger alumni who graduated not more than (5) five years ago and have demonstrated leadership and support to the Alumni Association and to Southern New Hampshire University.

2000 - Michelle (Lamontagne) Strout '96 & '98
2001 - Chad Mason '98 & '00
2002 - Robin (Sorenson) Kazes '97
2004 - Meghan (Cotton) Dalesandro '00
2005 - Kristina (Kintzer) Oleksak '01 & '03
2006 - Tiffany A. Lyon '00 & '02
2007 - Katherine A. McKenney '03 & '07
2008 - Jason F. DeMarzo '03
2009 - Ashley A. Liadis '02 & '05
2010 - Jeffrey M. Penta '05 & 08
2011 - Jared Gabrey '06
2012 - Elena Painchaud '08 & '10

* Deceased