President Laliberte with Alumni Award winners

Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards are given annually, generally during Reunion & Homecoming Weekend. Below are the award categories, along with the criteria and forms for nominations. Nominate an exceptional SUNY Delhi alum, faculty or staff person today!

2020 SUNY Delhi Alumni Association Awards

Alumni Award winners posing with plaques
Pictured above from left to right: Peter Gioffe 1994, Distinguished Alumnus, Sandra Brown Wiltshire 1972, Distinguished Alumna, Rohan Johnson 2017, Alumnus of Merit, and Lori Barnes, Exemplary Service Award.

2020 Honorees:

  • Sandra Brown Wiltshire 1972, Veterinary Science Technology- Distinguished Alumna
  • Peter Gioffe 1994, Business Administration & Accounting - Distinguished Alumnus
  • Rohan Johnson 2017, Liberal Arts - Alumnus of Merit
  • Lori Barnes, (retired) Associate Dean of Students/Director of Health & Counseling - Exemplary Service
Honored in 2019, pictured above with SUNY Delhi President Michael Laliberte:
  • Subhash (Subbie) Modasra 2013, Hotel and Resort Management 
  • Tina Molé 1993, Business Management - Alumna of Merit
  • John Nolis 2016, Bachelor of Technology, Mechatronics - Alumnus of Merit
  • Alan Franks 1974 - Professor of Veterinary Science Technology - Exemplary Service

View Past Award Recipients

Award Criteria & Nomination Forms

Each award has a set criteria and nomination process. Learn more about each award below. If you would like help completing a form or need additional information, please contact the Alumni Office at

Alumni Awards

This award recognizes Delhi alumni who, over the years since graduation, have made a dedicated, continued and outstanding contribution to their chosen field of endeavor, as well as to their community and college.


  • Must have graduated from SUNY Delhi at least twenty (20) years prior to receiving this award.
  • Must be successful in and have made a contribution to their chosen career field.
  • This chosen career field does not have to be in their field of study at Delhi.
  • Must have exhibited some current or past service or involvement to their community/region.
  • Must make or have made some contribution to SUNY Delhi. This contribution can be service on committees, recruiting support for new students or for graduates, exceptional monetary support, etc.
  • Nomination deadline is May 1.

SUNY Delhi Alumni Association Awards are presented annually at Alumni Weekend which is held in October on the Delhi campus.

This award recognizes outstanding Delhi alumni for success in their chosen career field. The award may also be presented to honor alumni for feats of heroism.


  • Must be a graduate of one of SUNY Delhi's current or past degree or certificate programs.
  • Is a "rising star" in their chosen career field and has been successful.
  • There are no requirements for number of years since graduation, community service or contribution to Delhi.
  • Nomination deadline is May 1.

SUNY Delhi Alumni Association Awards are presented annually at Alumni Weekend which is held in October on the Delhi campus.

This award recognizes SUNY Delhi faculty and staff members who significantly support the Alumni Association in at least one of the following areas:

  • Stimulates the interest and support of alumni.
  • Actively supports alumni events and activities.
  • Provides financial support to the college.
  • Makes suggestions for alumni-related initiatives and programming.
  • Being a Delhi alumnus/alumna is not a prerequisite for the award.
  • Nomination deadline is May 1.

If you would like more information, please contact the SUNY Delhi Alumni Office at 607-746-4600.

SUNY Delhi Alumni Association Awards are presented annually at Alumni Weekend which is held in October on the Delhi campus. 

The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes student athletes, coaches, faculty, staff, and friends who have brought distinction, excellence, or success to SUNY Delhi Athletics.

To nominate a candidate, please consider the following criteria:

  • The candidate must be of good character and a positive representative of SUNY Delhi Athletics.
  • Student athletes must have completed their degree at SUNY Delhi or transferred to complete a degree at an accredited college or university.
  • Student athletes may be nominated at any time following three years after completing their association with SUNY Delhi.
  • Coaches, faculty and staff are eligible for nomination following three years from their retirement from SUNY Delhi, or three years following their employment at the college.
  • Sponsors and contributors to SUNY Delhi Athletics are eligible for nomination at any time.
  • There will be a maximum of four nominees each year.
  • No more than two candidates from any sport can be inducted in the same year.