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

1954

1983

Francis M. Buckley

1940

1984

Dr. Mary A. Bradley

1936

1985

Dr. John L. George

1953

1986

Mary A. Bozoian

1942

1987

Joseph F. Dalton, Esq.

1959

1989

Beatrice D. Moody

1929

1990

Michael R. O’Keefe

1973

1991

Josephine E. Kennedy

1972

1992

Mary V. Hourihan

1936

1993

Ruth E. Manghue

1941

1994

Karen M. Morrissey

1971

1995

John w. Barrett

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1996

Mary A. DiFelice

1936

1996

Emilio A. DeFelice

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1997

Deirdre A. Sartorelli

1983

1998

Mary L. Enos

1956

1998

Sandra J. Purcell

1959

1999

Frank A. Lillo

1964

2000

Dr. Robert J. Healey

1950

2001

Dorothy M. Foley

1948

2002

John H. Wall

1938

2003

Richard H. Ayer

1971

2004

A. Thomas Billings

1972

2005

Frederick  Sannella

1964

2006

Rita Skinner

1938

2007

Elaine Dacey

1964

2008

Edna Mauriello

1944

2009

Joanne K. Ricciardiello

1968 

2010

Lawrence McCully

1980, Trustee

2011

Alfred J. Viselli

1959, '64G

2012

Donald Brennan

1960, '64G

 2013 Sally A Cuffe 
Walter Cuffe (posthumously)
1962, '65G 
1962, '66G