The following is from Seton Hall University:
New Jersey native George L. Miles Jr. (’63), Chairman Emeritus of the Chester Group and former president and CEO of WQED Multimedia, will be among the Seton Hall University alumni to be honored at the 2015 “Many Are One” Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, June 12 at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany, NJ. Miles will be presented with the Most Distinguished Alumnus Award, which is the most prestigious alumni award given by the University to an individual who has been recognized as an outstanding leader in his or her professional field. The black tie event will be emceed by 1010 WINS news reporter and anchor Glenn Schuck, who began his radio career in 1981 at Seton Hall University.
The Many Are One alumni awards gala provides an opportunity to celebrate the ways in which the University’s alumni have positively influenced our world. Proceeds raised from the gala support four-year scholarships for children, grandchildren and siblings of alumni who attend Seton Hall; each selected student receives $36,000 in scholarship funds.
Ingrid Johnson (’03, M.S.N. ’07), of Newark, Manager of Patient Access and Bed Management at Overlook Medical Center, will receive the Humanitarian Award for her passionate dedication and commitment to helping survivors of domestic human trafficking, specifically with the Newark and New Jersey Coalitions Against Human Trafficking and the Covenant House in Newark. This award embodies Seton Hall’s mission of servant leadership.
The Alumni Impact Award will be given to Philip Sanford (’05), of Toledo, Ohio, and Charolotte, NC, Service Support Specialist of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Center of Excellence at ADP. This award is presented to an alumnus or alumna whose extraordinary contributions of time, talent or treasure have greatly advanced the mission of the University. Sanford’s philanthropic works include working on the award-winning fundraiser “Get Your Rear in Gear” for the Colon Cancer Coalition, building multiple homes through Habitat for Humanity and participating in the American Heart Association Heart Walk in Charlotte.
In addition, Service Awards will be presented to the following distinguished Seton Hall alumni:
· Mary-Michael Levitt Ed.S. ’96 – of Hacketstown, NJ, College of Education and Human Services
· Bonnie A. Evans, M.H.A. ’02 – of Piscataway, NJ, School of Health and Medical Sciences
· Mary Beth Childs ’78 – Millington, NJ, Stillman School of Business
· Camelia M. Valdes ’93 – born in the Bronx and raised in Newark, NJ, (first female Latina prosecutor in NJ – Passaic County), College of Arts and Sciences
· Allan F. Wright ’86 – Basking Ridge, NJ, Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
· Daniel J. Keenaghan, Jr., M.A./M.S. ’07 – Washington, DC, School of Diplomacy and International Relations
· Gregory Acquaviva, J.D. ’06 – Bloomfield, NJ, School of Law
· Regina Donroe Brewster ’64 – Succasunna, NJ, College of Nursing
For more information and to register, visit www.shu.edu/manyareone or contact Carol Ann Koert at (973) 378-9849 or firstname.lastname@example.org.