JCLS Alumni Awards
The Jefferson College of Life Sciences (JCLS) Alumni Association Awards are presented each year at JCLS Alumni Day.
JCN Alumni Awards
The Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) presents its Distinguished Alumni Award to exceptional JCN and Diploma Nursing alumni.
SKMC Alumni Awards
The Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) Alumni Association Awards are presented each year at SKMC Alumni Weekend.
Athletics Hall of Fame
Jefferson Athletics inducts a new class into the Athletics Hall of Fame during a biennial induction ceremony.
Graham J. Littlewood, III ’42 Time, Talent & Treasure Award
The Graham J. Littlewood, III ’42 Time, Talent & Treasure Award was established in 2001 to honor an outstanding graduate who has contributed time, talent, and treasure through a commitment to the mission of the University and to future generations of Jefferson students. The award is presented annually at Homecoming to celebrate the achievements and contributions of an outstanding graduate from a program housed on the Jefferson—East Falls Campus.
The award is named for a distinguished alumnus, Graham J. Littlewood, III, ’42, a shining example of giving back to the community. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he studied Chemistry at the then Philadelphia Textile Institute (PTI), and afterward, joined his family’s dyeing firm, G.J. Littlewood & Son, based in Philadelphia. He was the fourth generation of Littlewoods to work for the firm and rose to the role of President. He was an active member of the PTI Alumni Association for many years, serving as President in 1965-66.
2001: Robert C. Lockyer, BS '68
2002: Irving R. Gerber, BS '69
2004: Martin J. Zeldin, BS '55
2005: Robert J. Reichlin, BS '47
2008: Virginia Barakat, MBA '95
2009: David L. Morgan, BS '65
2010: L. Tadd Schwab, BS '75
Sandra Scher Schwab, BS '77
2011: Harold “Duke” Pototsky, BS '58
2012: Margaret W. Maclay, BS '83
2013: Kevin J. Kodz, BS '97
2014: William J. Wallace, BS '67
2015: David A. Gingras, BS '69
2016: Jim G. Geise, BS '89
2017: William A. Finn, BS '67
2018: John Oughton, BS '71
2019: Bryant M. Greene, MBA '96
2020: Harold Ronson, BS '51
2021: James P. Cass, BS '90
2022: Anthony J. Vitullo, Jr., CPA, BS '87
Frank L. Giese Textile Award
The Frank L. Giese Textile Award was established by Philadelphia College of Textiles & Sciences alumni in 1970 in honor of Dr. Frank L. Giese, professor emeritus of Textiles. The award is presented at Homecoming in recognition of an individual's contributions to innovation in the design, technology, or marketing of textile products and outstanding and significant impact on the textile industry.
2013: Jeffrey W. Bruner, BS '73
2014: Robert A. Barnhardt, BS '59
2015: Steven R. Clarke, BS '80
2016: Frank Ko, BS '70
2017: Eli Caplan, BS '63
Sloan D. Caplan, MS '01
2018: Mark A. Sunderland, BS '84, MS '06
2019: Francis Scardino, BS '58
2020: Steven M. Spivak, BS '63, PhD
2021: Marylyn "Peggy" Goutmann, Professor Emerita
2022: Gary Peck, BS '80
Leadership in Philanthropy Award
The Leadership in Philanthropy Award was founded in 2013 and honors visionary leaders and philanthropists of the Jefferson—East Falls Campus.
2013: Robert J. Kunik, BS '53
2014: Harold R. Ronson, BS '51
2015: L. Tadd Schwab, BS '75
Sandra Scher Schwab, BS '77
Young Alumni Achievement Award
The Young Alumni Achievement Award was established in 2009 by Philadelphia University's First 5 Council. It honors and recognizes the personal and professional achievements of a Jefferson—East Falls Campus or Philadelphia University graduate of the last ten years and is presented at Homecoming.
2009: Brandon A. Francis, BS '01, MD, MPH
2010: Marissa C. Maximo, MS '02
2011: Andrew L. Skurdal, BS '04
2012: Melissa M. Cherepanya, BS '07
2013: Vince Lattanzio, BS '07
2014: Cory J. Brugger, BArch '04
2015: Troy Hannigan, BArch '09
Erike De Veyra, BArch '09
2016: Elizabeth J. Darin, BS '13
2018: Christina Wong, BS '08
2019: Brian Corcodilos, BArch '13
2020: Didier Barjon, BS '14
2021: Eric T. Tompkins, BS '16
2022: Ritu Jadwani, MS '19