2021 Awards

 

2021 Awards

Our hats are off to you, 2021 award winners!

Drew celebrates the stellar academic achievements of our students, as well as the contributions made to our campus community across all three schools. A special shout-out to some special faculty/staff as well!

College of Liberal Arts Awards & Achievements

Annual awards and honor societies celebrating the 2021 graduates of the College of Liberal Arts.

Caspersen School of Graduate Studies Awards & Achievements

Annual awards and honor societies celebrating the 2021 graduates of the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies.

Check back soon to read about our awesome CSGS graduates!

Theological School Awards & Achievements

Annual awards, dissertations, and special honors celebrating the 2021 graduates of the Drew Theological School.

Check back soon to read about our awesome DTS graduates!

Teacher of the Year Awards

Congratulations to this year's Drew University Teachers of the Year!

Tammy Windfelder - CLA
Mark A. Miller - Theological School
Steven Firestone - Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

Celebrating the 2021

Student Engagement Award Winners

The Gold D. Gold D recipients have dedicated themselves to outstanding service to the Drew community. Past recipients have left a legacy for Drew students both on and off campus through service opportunities, development of active organizations, and leadership of successful events.
Adriana Cordova | Jordyn Smith | Maxxe Albert-Deitch | Russell Levi | Victoria Adams | Violet Kimble | Luke Henry | Joseph Obonyo | Althessa Jones

Senior Recognition Award. These individuals have exhibited outstanding service to the Drew community during their senior year.
Anna Smith | Cassie Allen | Nick Kilgore | Rosie Grasso | Russell Levi | Shawn Backe | Victoria Adams | Violet Kimble | Nayah Ferris | Yida Ramirez

Junior Recognition Award. These individuals have exhibited outstanding service to the Drew community during their junior year.
Christina Beviano | Delaney Redford | Holly Stefanik | Jessica Luis | Katherine Lattig | Marwa Elessawy | Ruihan Wu | Sidney Resnik | Fernando Cardoza Ochoa | Krystal Palmer

Sophomore Recognition Award. These individuals have exhibited outstanding service to the Drew community during their sophomore year.
Gabby Ramirez | Hannah Winter | Kareena Salvi | Minyan Gao | Rouguie Camara | Suzy Ott | Alivia Salls

First Year Recognition Award. These individuals have exhibited outstanding service to the Drew community during their first year.
Alba Reyes | Jackson Lydon | Nate Roark | Robbie Angarone | Andrew Lora | Erica Morales-Armstrong

Graduate Student Award. These individuals are celebrated for their dedication to the graduate community of Drew University. Nominees for this award have showcased leadership and a passion for connecting their studies to service to Drew and the community.
Leah Wandera | Paola Marquez | Sarah Williams

Celebrating the 2021

Civic Engagement Award Winners

The Faculty Leadership Award is awarded to a full-time faculty member in any school of Drew University who has demonstrated commitment to civic engagement through advocacy, teaching, or project development.
Kimani Fowlin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

The Staff Leadership Award is awarded to a full-time staff member who has developed or supported opportunities for the Drew community to participate in activities that benefit others.
Dan Loughrey, Logistics Manager for the Launch Center

The Collaborative Action Award is awarded annually to a student organization or community partner that leads an effective collaboration with the University to accomplish a community service project outside the university.
Drew Roosevelt Network (DRN): The Drew Roosevelt Network (DRN) is a political advocacy club and public policy think tank led by undergraduates at Drew. DRN has brought critical conversations about abolition, transformative justice, and advocacy to campus, even during virtual learning. The need to strengthen our democracy through civic engagement and advocacy is imperative, and Drew is fortunate to have the DRN and its leaders.

The Graduate Student Community Action Award is given to a student enrolled in the Theological School or the Caspersen School of Graduate studies who has benefited a community outside of Drew by integrating an academic or creative endeavor with community engagement.
Mohammed Alotaibi, Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

The Ben Salmon Service Recognition Award was created by the Volunteers Without Borders (formerly the Volunteer Resource Center) to honor students who enhance the campus through volunteerism, extracurricular involvement and off-campus service. The award’s standards were set to reflect those of the VRC’s student founder, Ben Salmon C’03.
Skylar Colarusso C'22

The Thomas D. Sayles Jr. Student Award for Outstanding Service to the Community is awarded annually to up to two junior undergraduate students, who, like the award’s namesake, have demonstrated an exceptional commitment and unselfish dedication to Drew and to the larger community through exemplary service.
Gabrielle Rooks C'22 | Alyssa Sileo C’22

The Class of 1985 Senior Gift Award Prize is awarded to a college student with financial need whose academic promise and vision for a more just community are strong.
Gabriella Ramirez C’23

The Changebuilders Scholarship Award is awarded to a student involved with the Changebuilders Program at Drew, who has demonstrated commitment to the highest values of ethical and impactful engagement with community partners. Changebuilders is a statewide program of New Jersey Campus Compact that cultivates graduates who possess 21st-century career skills and are committed to the prosperity of local communities through civic engagement.
Vanessa Raab C’21