Past O'Hara Winners
2008 Frank O'Hara Award Winners
Eleven individuals will be presented with the 2008 Frank O’Hara Award during Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 6-8 on campus. The O’Hara Award is the highest award bestowed jointly by the University and the Alumni Society for outstanding achievements in a particular field or endeavor. This year’s honorees and the categories for which they will receive their award are:
2008 Frank O'Hara Awardees
Robert S. Weiss ’68
CEO and executive vice-president, The Cooper Companies, Inc., Pleasanton, Calif.
Joseph T. Sebastianelli ’68
Philadelphia, president of the Jefferson Health System
Joseph F. Gower, Ph.D., ’68
Provost of Georgian Court University
Louis J. Volpicelli ’48
Darien, Ct., retired television producer with the Wide World of Sports
Arts & Letters
Richard Bevilacqua, D.M.D., M.D., ’83
Maxillofacial surgeon, Hartford, Ct.
Edward R. Leahy ’68
Washington, D.C., attorney and former chairman of the University’s Board of Trustees
Rev. Msgr. Walter R. Rossi, J.C.L., ’83
Rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C.
Religion and Spirituality
John M. McInerney, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Brig Gen. John Gronski ’78
Assistant Adjutant General for the Pennsylvania National Guard
Carole A. Sable, M.D., ’83
Ambler, chief medical officer for Novexel SA
Science & Technology
Anne Marie Collins ’88
Philadelphia, executive director of the Holy Redeemer Health Care System’s Drueding Center/Project Rainbow