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May 10, 2018
 
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One Night Dedicated to Student and Faculty Excellence

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Brown Gold AwardsOur 15th annual Brown and Gold Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 3, hosted by the Center for Student Involvement, was an unforgettable celebration of Adelphi excellence. The event recognized student leaders and organizations as well as faculty and staff who went above and beyond for student life, and featured student speeches about involvement, volunteerism and diversity.

The winners were:

Professor of the Year

Nominated and elected by the Adelphi student body

  • Barbara Cunningham (biology)

Professor of the Year (nominees)

  • Dana Boccio
  • Joseph Celentano
  • Susan Zori

Advisor of the Year

  • Cheryl McAuliffe (social work)

Commitment to Student Life Award

  • Evan Watchmaker (event services manager in auxiliary services)
  • Raymond Hughes (assistant director of operations for public safety and transportation)

Excellence in Service Award

  • Emily Troyd

Social Justice Excellence Award

  • Heidi Pena Ortiz

Student Government Association Best New Senator

  • Jenae Reis

Student Government Association Senator Serving a Greater Audience

  • Selena Sankar

Outstanding Officers

  • Maryann Boyce, Commuter Student Organization
  • Amber Richardson-Jones, International Student Society

Officer of the Year

  • Ashley Willoughby, Student Activities Board

Outstanding Presidents

  • Alexandria Ruddy, Adelphi University Student Nurses Association
  • Charles Hager, Circle K International

President of the Year

  • Bishal Bangay, Sikhs United

Most Improved Organization

  • Females of Culture United for Success (F.O.C.U.S.)

Excellence in Philanthropy

  • Student Activities Board

Beyond Adelphi

  • Physics Club

Excellence in Recruitment

  • Muslim Student Association

Excellence in Programming

  • Sikhs United

Excellence in Collaboration

  • Fantasy Sports at Adelphi

Outstanding Organization Management

  • Circle K International

Outstanding Academic Organization

  • Social Work Action Gateway

Outstanding Social Action/Special Interest Organization

  • Circle K International

Outstanding Diversity Organization

  • Latino Student Association

Outstanding Faith-Based Organization

  • Muslim Student Association

Organization of the Year

  • Sikhs United

Outstanding Commuter Student

  • Kristina Goncalves

Outstanding Transfer Student

  • Nicole Grace

Panther Pride Award

  • Tyler Coyoc

Emerging Leader

  • Olivia Franks
  • Jenae Reis
  • Moriah Rastegar

Established Leader

  • Ryan Foley
  • Jason Minhas

Student Leader of the Year

  • Brittany Willoughby

President’s Student Leadership Award

Given by the president to seniors for extraordinary achievement and leadership on campus

  • Ernesto Marcano Jr.
  • Brittany Willoughby
  • Chitralekha (Pooja) Kar
  • Isuri Wijesundara

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

 
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