Alumni Awards

Making a difference the Spartan way.

Each year, the College and the Alumni Association present awards to honor alumni who embody the spirit of Spartan for Life and who bring honor to their alma mater through their distinguished work – making a difference and inspiring excellence.

These awards showcase extraordinary members of the York College community. Know one of them? We’d like to know. Nominate them for one of our alumni awards below.

Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards

  • Athletic Hall of Fame

    Athletic Hall of Fame

    Criteria and Eligibility: Intercollegiate varsity athletes, coaches, and other individuals who made outstanding contributions to the athletic program may be nominated. To be eligible, nominees must have completed their participation in the athletic program 10 or more years prior to the date of nomination. Both outstanding athletic achievement and exemplary character are requirements for election to the Hall of Fame.

    To nominate an Alumnus/Alumna, Coach, or Other (Manager, Faculty, etc.) for the Athletic Hall of Fame, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@ycp.edu.

  • Distinguished Alumni Achievement and Service Award

    Distinguished Alumni Achievement and Service Award

    The Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes exceptional achievement in either a career or community service.
    Past Distinguished Achievement Award recipients include Bernard G. Conway '83, Maria Musti Cook '81, Kenneth Kochenour '74, Lois A. Anderson '74, W. Scott Rhinehart '61, Edward Fraser '75, Robert Green '73, Robert S. Freed, CPA '71, Shane Skinner '95, and Robert E. Mehmet, Jr. '80

    The Distinguished Service Award recognizes exceptional service and commitment to York College.  
    Past Distinguished Alumni Service Award recipients include: Vincent F. Mercurio '72, Patti S. Stirk '87; MBA '99, Stephen J. Swift '74, Frederick A. Bianco '72, D. Scott Cayce '73, Sharon E. Myers '77, Jeffrey R. Hines MBA '97, Russell F. McIntosh '88, Michael Wherley '85, Thomas Albright '83, and Douglas N. Fitzgerald '77

    These awards will be presented during the Alumni Luncheon and Awards Ceremony during Fall Fest/Homecoming Weekend.

    Nominations may be submitted at any time, and nominees will remain under consideration indefinitely. Graduates of York College, York Junior College, York Collegiate Institute, and York County Academy are eligible to receive these awards.

  • Distinguished Recent Graduate Award

    Distinguished Recent Graduate Award

    The Distinguished Recent Graduate Award which recognizes alumni who have graduated within the past ten years for significant career achievement and/or community service.

    This award will be presented during the Alumni Luncheon and Awards Ceremony during Fall Fest/Homecoming Weekend. 

    Alumni who have graduated since December 2005 are eligible for consideration this award.

    Past Distinguished Recent Graduate Award recipients include: Brian Biddulph-Krentar '97, Kristie Koppe Galvanie '01, Shawn Halsey '01, Steven Pappas, James H. Lantry III '04, Seth M. Grove '02, Andrew J. Ritter '05, Carly Slagel '05, and Eileen Reavey '13

  • Professional Excellence Award

    Professional Excellence Award

    The Alumni Professional Excellence Award serves to recognize and honor alumni who exemplify professionalism and inspire excellence in others. They also demonstrate commitment that York College and the Center for Professional Excellence has towards preparing students as professionals in their chosen field.

    Graduates of York College, York Junior College, York Collegiate Institute, and York County Academy are eligible to receive this award. Nominees and honorees should be at least 10 years post-graduation. 

    Past Alumni Professional Excellence Award recipients include: Anthony P. Campisi '76, Norman P. Weinstock '58, Karen S. Morris-Priester '02, Brigadier General Kurt J. Ryan '87, Gregory Davis, MBA '88, James S. Wrona '90

  • Professional Service and Leadership Award

    Professional Service and Leadership Award

    The Professional Service and Leadership Award is presented each year to a faculty member or administrator who has served the college community with great vision and distinction, and who has demonstrated the highest qualities and characteristics of leadership in the completion of his or her professional responsibilities.

    This award will be presented during the Alumni Luncheon and Awards Ceremony during Fall Fest/Homecoming Weekend.  

    Previous award recipients include: 

    Dr. Dean Cheesebrough   Dr. Van Baker   Dr. William DeMeester 
    Dr. James Morrison Dr. Robert Terry Mrs. Carmen Owen
    Dr. Sardari Khanna Dr. Carl Hatch Dr. Dean Barnard
    Dr. Robert Denoncourt Dr. Robert Iosue  Dr. Bruce Smith
    Dr. Charlotte Gotwald Dr. Florence Ames Dr. Chin Suk
    Dr. Paul Diener Dr. Charles Dye Dr. Frank Mussano
    Dr. Patricia Baldwin Dean Joseph Merkle Dr. Philip Avillo
    Mr. Patrick Massa Dr. Edward Jones Dr. Joan Reider
    Dr. Mary Graham Dr. Mel Kulbicki Dr. Jacqueline Harrington
    Dr. David Polk Ms. Beverly Evans  Dr. Thomas Hall
    Dr. Dominic DelliCarpini Dr. Deborah Ricker Dr. Peter Levy 
    Dr. George Waldner Mr. Bruce Wall Dr. Mary Meisenhelter
    Dr. Jeffrey P. Witman    
Contact Us
Alumni Relations
Kristin Schab '04, Director of Alumni Relations
Grantley Hall, 125
Phone: 717.815.1285
kasummer@ycp.edu
Hours:
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Jason Keller '16, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Grantley Hall, Room 118
717.815.1500
jkeller7@ycp.edu

Andrea Jackson, Office Manager
Grantley Hall, Room 123
717.815.6642
ajacks28@ycp.edu