Inside Rensselaer
Volume 6, No. 12, August 31, 2012
Mark Century

Prabat Hajela

Nicholas M. Donofrio ’67

Rensselaer Alumni Association Honors
Outstanding Volunteers

In tribute to their outstanding commitment to the Institute and their fellow alumni, the Rensselaer Alumni Association (RAA) and the Office of Alumni Relations have recognized an outstanding group of volunteers with the 2012 RAA Awards.

The awards will be presented at the annual RAA Awards Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 4, during Reunion & Homecoming weekend.

Rensselaer Board of Trustees member Nicholas M. Donofrio ’67 will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award (DSA), the highest award presented by the RAA. The DSA recognizes “truly distinguished service to a profession, to the nation, or to humanity.”

Additional awards include:

Albert Fox Demers Award
Harry F. (Bud) Lindner Jr. ’57, ’66G
Linda S. Sanford, M.S. ’75

Alumni Key Award
Ann E. Dodson ’86, MBA ’95
Lew D. French III ’83
Roger A. Grice, Ph.D. ’87
Carl Hamill ’54
John S. Hamilton ’73
Raul E. Lopez-Palm, M.S. ’77
David W. Messer ’60, M.S. ’62, M.S. ’67

RAA Teaching Award
George E. Plopper
Departments of Biology and Biomedical
Engineering, and the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies

Director’s Award
Mark L. Ameres ’87
John D. Billingsley Jr. ’61
Christopher M. Dayton ’01
Thomas A. Keating ’75
Theresa A. Kozikowski ’85, MBA ’86
John H. Mutchler ’89

Alumni Admissions Recognition of Excellence Award
Allan R. Ginsberg ’62

Craig W. Angell ’35 Chapter of the Year Award
The Hudson Mohawk Alumni Chapter

Special Recognition Award for Rensselaer Alumni Chapters
Rensselaer Alumni Chapter of Seattle

For more information about Reunion & Homecoming, visit

For more information on the RAA Awards program, visit

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