Don Catalano Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Community Service

The Don Catalano Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Community Service honors those alumni whose life and work has served as an example of the mission of Oakes College by virtue of their commitment to effect positive social change in their own communities.

Previous recipients include:

2016 - Barbara Garcia
2015 - Azadeh Moaveni
2014 - Dana Kawaoka-Chen
2013 - Ly Nguyen
2012 - Kenji Treanor
2011 - Malcom Amado Uno
2010 - Dr. David Shuman
2009 - Pablo Reguerin
2008 - Martin Martin
2007 - Hector Tobar
2006 - Cheryl Scott
2004 -  Filomena Trindade
2003 -  Edison Jensen
2000 -  Darrick Smith
1999 - G. Chris Brown
1998 - Ana Espinosa
1997 - Patti Diane Dengler, Maria A Gaona
1996 - Lisa Solinas, Amy Bank

The Distinguished Alumni Award will be selected by the Oakes College Leadership Team based on the following criteria:

(1) Demonstrated commitment to sharing Oakes values

(2) Outstanding service to one’s local community

Have you or another Oakes alum you know been especially active in your community?

To Nominate yourself or another Oakes alum, please complete the following form and click submit.

Include a brief statement (300 words maximum) describing the person’s service and the impact of that service to the relevant community or communities.