The Elizabeth Williams Wade Award Nomination Form

Established in 1980, the Elizabeth Williams Wade Award is presented to an alumnus/a who has made outstanding contributions to Salem State University. The award was established and is awarded by members of the Salem State University Alumni Association Board of Directors. 

Nominations deadline is May 1, 2014  

This year’s award recipient will be honored at the annual jazz brunch during alumni weekend. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Each recipient must have attained notable achievement or made a lasting contribution to Salem State University through their philanthropic and voluntary endeavors.
  • Each recipient must have earned a degree from Salem State University.
  • It is preferred that recipient attend the awards ceremony to accept his or her award.
  • The recipients are eligible to receive a specific award once, but are eligible to receive a different award in the future.
  • The awards committee is not obligated to select a recipient from each category if applicants do not adequately meet the requirements.
  • No member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors may self-nominate for the award.

Nomination Requirements

  • A separate nomination form must be completed for each nominee. Please click here to access our 2013 nomination form.
  • As part of the nomination form, nominators must submit a 500 word or more statement establishing the candidate's qualifications with clear and concise detail as to why he/she should be selected for the award.
  • The awards committee, comprised of members of the Salem State University Alumni Board, reserves the right to conduct independent research on a nominee. The committee will only consider information when it is part of a submitted nomination. 
  • The awards committee will also not consider nominations that consist solely of a nominee's resume. 
  • Incomplete nomination packets will NOT be considered.

Past Award Recipients

1980

Elizabeth W. Wade, 1913

1981

M. Gertrude Gould, 1910

1982

Dr. Marilyn E. Flaherty '54

1983

Francis M. Buckley '40

1984

Dr. Mary A. Bradley '36

1985

Dr. John L. George '53

1986

Mary A. Bozoian '42

1987

Joseph F. Dalton, Esq. '59

1989

Beatrice D. Moody '29

1990

Michael R. O’Keefe '73

1991

Josephine E. Kennedy '72

1992

Mary V. Hourihan '36

1993

Ruth E. Manghue '41

1994

Karen M. Morrissey '71

1995

John w. Barrett

1996

Mary A. DiFelice '36

1996

Emilio A. DeFelice

1997

Deirdre A. Sartorelli '83

1998

Mary L. Enos '56

1998

Sandra J. Purcell '59

1999

Frank A. Lillo '64

2000

Dr. Robert J. Healey '50

2001

Dorothy M. Foley '48

2002

John H. Wall '38

2003

Richard H. Ayer '71

2004

A. Thomas Billings '72

2005

Frederick  Sannella '64

2006

Rita Skinner '38

2007

Elaine Dacey '64

2008

Edna Mauriello '44

2009

Joanne K. Ricciardiello '68

2010

Lawrence McCully '80, Trustee

2011

Alfred J. Viselli '59, '64G

2012

Donald Brennan '60, '64G

 2013 Sally A Cuffe '60, '64G 
Walter Cuffe (posthumously) '62, '66G
 2014  Staff Sgt. Michael J. Gormalley '73