Alumni Awards 2018

Alumni Awards Winners

Alumni Awards

Alumni Medal
Victor A. Morgenstern (CHE ’64)

Alumni Service Award
Michael E. Hill (CS ’82)

Collens Merit Award
Joel D. Krauss (MATH ’71)

Galvin Award
James E. Cowie

International Award of Merit
Victor Y. Tsao (M.S. CS ’80)

John J. Schommer Honor I Award
Michael W. Mikula (MET ’91, M.S. MME ’93)

Lifetime Achievement Award
Robert H. “Pete” Bragg II (PHYS ’49, M.S. ’51, Ph.D. ’60)
Vice Admiral Diego E. Hernandez, Retired (PSYC ’55)

Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna Award
Rebecca A. Buchmeier (M.ARCH. ’06)
Mark S. Haraburda (M.S. FM ’04)
Mayank Kashyap (Ph.D. CHE ’10)

Professional Achievement Award
Charles J. Carter (Ph.D. CE ’09)
Nestor J. Zaluzec (PHYS ’73)

Alumni Awards

The Alumni Association honored 13 alumni and friends at the annual Alumni Awards luncheon and presentation on Friday, April 20.

Galvin Award
[Left] Michael P. Galvin (LAW ’78), a member of the Illinois Tech Board of Trustees, presented the Galvin Award, named for his late father and longtime Illinois Tech benefactor Robert Galvin, to fellow trustee Jamie Cowie [center], in recognition of his contributions to Illinois Tech.
Victor and Faye Morgenstern
Victor Morgenstern (CHE ’64), the 2018 recipient of the Alumni Medal—the Alumni Association’s highest honor—stands with his wife, Faye, alongside the names of previous medal recipients.
2018 Alumni Award
Guests gathered to recognize the achievements and contributions of the 2018 Alumni Award winners.
Alumni Awards tradition
This year’s winners gathered for a photo to mark the occasion of becoming part of the Alumni Awards tradition, which dates back 70 years.

All photos by Bonnie Robinson.