ASWC Honors Convocation Awards

Friday, March 14, 2014

Each year, Associated Students of Whittier College (ASWC) presents three faculty/staff awards at Honors Convocation, which takes place this year on Friday, April 18. Please submit your nominations for the Richard B Harvey, Key to the College, and Marilyn Veich Awards to the ASWC.

Richard B. Harvey Award

Named for Professor of Political Science Richard Harvey, this award recognizes a tenured faculty member who has taught at Whittier for an extended period of time. This award honors the recipient’s outstanding leadership in the classroom and/or exemplary administrative service to the College. He or she has gone beyond the call of duty and has shown a true belief in Whittier and its values.

Past award recipients:

2006 - Doreen O’Connor-Gomez
2009 - sal Johnston
2010 - Geetha Rajaram
2011 - Charles Reeg
2012 - Joyce Kaufman
2013 - Doreen O’Connor-Gomez
2014 - Charles "Charlie" Eastman

Key to the College Award

The Key to the College is given to an individual who has shown great support for the Associated Students of Whittier College (ASWC) and dedication to all students.

Past award recipients:

2006 - Dora James, The Housekeeping Staff, and President Herzberger
2009 - Joy Hoffman
2010 - Nessa Julian
2011 - Delaphine Hudson
2012 - Gary Libman
2013 - Mike McBride & Christina Scott
2014 - Shauna Sobers, Daisy Machado, & Bon Appetit Staff

Marilyn Veich Award

The Marilyn Veich Award is given to an individual who makes outstanding contributions to Whittier College and is dedicated to improving the lives of its students.

Past award recipients:

2006 - Andre Coleman
2009 - Susan Gotsch
2010 - George DaRoza
2011 - sal johnston
2012 - Kathy Barlow
2013 - Jeffrey Decker
2014 - Michael McBride & Laura McEnaney


Nominations are now closed. The award recipients will be announced at Honors Convocation on Friday, April 24, 2015 in the Shannon Center.