Herb Ruffin, African American Studies Department Chair and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for the WURD-FM (Philadelphia) story about the “100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre.” Ruffin, who is an expert on Black settlements in…
Army and Air Force ROTC cadets honored at annual Syracuse University Chancellor’s Review
Army and Air Force ROTC cadets honored at annual Syracuse University Chancellor’s ReviewMay 07, 2007Roxanna Carpenterrocarpen@syr.edu
More than 75 students in the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) received recognition and awards at Syracuse University during the annual Chancellor’s Review and Awards Ceremony, held in the Carrier Dome March 30. SU Chancellor and President Nancy Cantor presided.
Army and Air Force ROTC programs from SU, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Cazenovia College, Colgate University, Columbia College, Hamilton College, Herkimer County Community College, Le Moyne College, Mohawk Valley Community College, Morrisville State College, Onondaga Community College, SUNY Institute of Technology, SUNY Oswego, Utica College and Wells College participated in the review, led by U.S. Air Force Col. Rich Smith, professor of aerospace studies and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Philip Smith, professor of military science.
Awards included the following:
The Gen. Edward C. Meyer Leadership Award, presented to Donovan Groh; the Professor John A. Meyer Leadership Excellence Award, presented to Amy Libby; the Superior Cadet Award, presented to Matthew Braudrick, Brent Kurutz, Lynda Poss and Quentin Sica; the Harvey S. Smith Award, presented to Steven Flagg and Elizabeth Maksim; the George C. Marshall ROTC Award, presented to Groh; the Generals Henry “Hap” Arnold and George C. Marshall Five Star Award, presented to Libby; the Professor of Aerospace Studies Scholastic Achievement Award, presented to James Bracy, Brent Hartnett, Libby and Karl Wiest; and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Honor Certificate Award, presented to James Evarts III.
Also, the Commandant of Cadets Award, presented to Samantha Wilson; the NCO Award, presented to Sean Ferris and Poss; the Air Force Association Award, presented to Kecia Davies; the American Veterans Award, presented to Anthony Armelino and Keriann DeLorme; the American Legion General Military Excellence Award, presented to Ashley Cameron, Patrick Clark, Matthew Ervin, Jacob Green, Timothy Kingston, Lisandra LaShomb, Adam Marquis and Julian Vaiana; the American Legion William P. Tolley Scholastic Award, presented to Colin Carner, Amanda Cookman, Jeremiah Deibler, Joshua Dempster, James Powers, Nichole Nadermann, Christopher Love and Chad Vincton; the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Award, presented to Joseph Fuoco; the AUSA Military History Award, presented to Andrew Kless; and the Howard C. Miller Award, presented to Michael Moran and Dana Peterson.
Also, the Daughters of the American Revolution Award, presented to LaShomb and Joseph Valentino; the Daughters of the American Revolution (Iroquois Chapter) Award, presented to Prince Anyanwu; the Daughters of the American Colonists of America Award (Northeast Appalachian Society), presented to Gary Clark and Christopher Weed; the Daughters of the American Colonists of America Award (San Jose de Guadalupe Chapter), presented to Jason Atwell; the Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America Award (Early Frontier Chapter and California Chapter), presented to Robert Allen, Hilary Coon and Kathleen Hope; the USAA Spirit Award, presented to Holden Fenner and Brandon Reynolds; the Military Officers’ Association of America Award, presented to Phillip Anklin and Karl Johnson; the Reserve Officers Association Award, presented to Andrew Bird, Cameron, Deibler, Mary Hope, Maksim, Nathaniel Miller and Thomas Wichman; the National Sojourners Award, presented to Brian Hill and Maximilian Singer; the Scottish Rite Southern Jurisdiction Award, presented to Francesca Schneider; and the Military Order of the World Wars Medal, presented to Allen Graham, Johnson, Brandon Lawler, Jo Anne Lonzanida, Jason McCann and Brian Pearson.
Also, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Award, presented to Bird and Wiest; the General Society of the War of 1812 Award, presented to Kirstin Aubele and Caleb Gaasch; the Sons of the American Revolution Award, presented to Joseph Hillman, Adam Pamel and Nathan Siegel; the Veterans of Foreign Wars Award, presented to Fred Daiuto and Clint Mitchell; the National Defense Industrial Association Award, presented to Joseph Raffa; the National Defense Transportation Association Award, presented to Sean Stumpf; the Frankenberg ROTC Award, presented to Edward Chando, Christopher Curran, Anthony Rabbia and Eric Threadgill; the McClune Scholar Award, presented to Neil Bockus; the First Command Educational Foundation Scholarship, presented to Groh; the Armed Forces Bank Scholarship, presented to Flagg; and the Order of Founders and Patriots of America Award, presented to Davies.