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Outstanding Chemistry Alumni


Past Recipients

Each spring since 1988, nominations are taken from members of the faculty of the Department of Chemistry for an outstanding chemistry alumnus or alumna. The recipient is chosen from these nominatations by the Undergraduate Council. The awardee is invited to attend the Annual Scholarship & Alumni Celebration and to present the keynote address. Chemistry has quite a pool of talenated and accomplished alumni.

Year Recipient
2017 Glenn Alan Gates, Ph.D. (PhD, 2001)
2016 David J. Austin, Ph.D. (BA/MA, 1989)
2015 Kathie Seley-Radtke, Ph.D. (BS, 1996)
2014 Suzette "Suzi" Marteny, J.D. (BA, 2000)
2013 Dr. John D'Angelo (BA, 2003)
2012 Dr. David V. Bode, CPT (P), MC, USA (BA, 2002)
2011 Lt. Colonel Charles Asowata, Ph.D. (BA, 1980)
2010 Dr. Joanna Fowler (BA, 1964)
2009 Dr. Julia R. Burdge (MS, 1990)
2008 Dr. Bruce Anderson (BS, 1975)
2007 David Daughdrill, Lt. Col. U.S.A. (ret) (BA, 1966; MS, 1968)
2006 Dr. Denise Manker (BS, 1984)
2005 Dr. Wayne Guida, Ph.D.; (BA, 1968; PhD, 1976)
2004 Dr. Richard H. Pierce (BA, 1967)
2003 Paul Robert Young, Ph.D. (PhD, 1975)
2002 Ellen M. Leahy, Ph.D. (BS, 1984; PhD, 1990)
James W. Leahy, Ph.D. (BS, 1984; PhD, 1990)
2001 Kim Janda (BS, 1980)
2000 Timothy Postlethwaite (BS, 1990)
1999 William S. Martin (BS, 1980)
1998 John Kurhanewicz, Ph.D. (PhD, 1987)
1997 Michael Rao (BA, 1987)
1996 Loren Bartels (BA, 1971)
1995 Joseph W. Perry (BS, 1977)
1994 Joanna S. Fowler (BA, 1964)
Frank W. Fowler (BA, 1964)
1993 Michael D. Taylor (BS, 1976)
1992 Rafael W. Blanco (BA, 1972)
1991 Carole A. Bennett (BA, 1964)
Jeanne Dyer (BA, 1964)
1990 Patrick H. Benz, Ph.D. (BA, 1968; PhD, 1976)
1989 Thomas A. Jackman, Ph.D. (BA, 1971; PhD, 1976)
1988 W. Karl Olander (BS, 1966)