UMass Dartmouth holds Student Leadership Banquet

Students awarded for leadership, scholarship, and excellence

UMass Dartmouth held its Student Leadership Banquet April 24, 2015 at White's of Westport restaurant. Awards were presented to student led organizations and individual students who have demonstrated a commitment to leadership, scholarship, and excellence in their time as UMass Dartmouth students. 

Students and organizations recognized include: 

Student Organization of the Year 
Black Student Union 

Student Organization Advisor of the Year 
Tim Sheehan 
Rugby Club 

Most Improved Student Organization of the Year 
Rugby Club 

Event of the Year 
"Out of the Darkness" Walk 
Active Minds 

Frederick Douglass Unity Awards 
Xena Robinson 
Rahel Asare 

University Civic Engagement Award 
Connor Joyce 

Harry S. Truman Scholar 
Jacob Miller 

Outstanding Senior Resident Assistant of the Year 
Mary Shaw 

Outstanding Living/Learning Community Program 
"Engineering Advising Session with Jennifer Murphy" 
Joana Reis 
Carolina Mendez 

Residential Education Distinguished Service 
Manami Hamada 
July Flores 

Greek Man of the Year 
Peter Cakounes 

Greek Woman of the Year 
Danielle St. Pierre 

Greek Leader of the Year 
Tiffany Fontaine 

Donald C. Howard Leadership Recognition 
Dorothy Mahoney-Pacheco 
Callie Nunez, 
Elsa McGilvray 
Dustin Roderigues 

Emerging Leader of the Year 
Semirah Dolan 

Walter Cass Faculty Recognition Award 
Dr. Tracie Ferreira, 
Bioengineering Department 

Distinguished Service to the University Award 
Christopher Laib, 
Director of SAIL Office 

Susan T. Costa Award 
Desiree Bradford 

Corsair Spirit Awards 
Matthew Barber 
Kyle Palen 
Benjamin Duhamel 

Louise M. Goodrum Unsung Heroes 
Barbara Okafor 
Hubert Thevenin 

Lamar E. McClinton Student Leadership Award 
Heather Fatcheric 

Pillars of the Community 
Collin Allen 
Genesis Barrientos 
Desiree Bradford 
Cassandra Charles 
Joseph Costa 
Heather Fatcheric 
Jacob Hibbert 
Connor Joyce 
Schmidt St. Fleur 
Danielle St. Pierre 
Kimberly Urena 

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. The University serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social, and cultural transformation on a global, national, and regional scale. 


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