Past Recipients

2017

The third annual UConn Spirit Awards ceremony was held on April 25, 2017.

  • 2017 Spirit Awards Winners
    President Susan Herbst and Jonathan the Husky pose with UConn Spirit Awards recipients at the Wilbur Cross South Reading Room on April 25, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

The winners and finalists were:

2016

The second annual UConn Spirit Awards ceremony was held on March 8, 2016.

 

  • Team Award 2016
    Left to right, Pat Moriarty, Valerie Kiefer, Cindy Walsh, Hilarie Jones, Melanie Kraus, and Virginia Shea (not pictured), of the Student Health Services Sexual Assault Team, received the Team Award at the UConn Spirit Awards on March 8, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

The winners and finalists were:

Rising Star Award Winner Aneesa Bey, Chemistry Department
Rising Star Award Finalists Emily Merritt, Center for Career Development; Rebecca Blackett, Residential Life
Unsung Hero Award Winner Renee Boggis, Human Resources
Unsung Hero Award Finalists Michael “Mickey” Gorman, Facilities; John Parmelee, Dramatic Arts
Team Award Winner Student Health Services Sexual Assault Team: Pat Moriarty, Hilarie Jones, Melanie Kraus, Valerie Kiefer, Virginia Shea, Cindy Walsh
Team Award Finalists Center for Career Development Team: Amanda Carchedi, Ashley Pedersen, Beth Settje, Bryant Allen, Darlene Reynolds, Emily Merritt, Eran Peterson, Jennifer Grunwald, John Bau, Kay Gruder, Laura Evangelista, Lee Hameroff, Lisa McGuire, Michael Petro, Nancy Bilmes, Pamela Zagami, Paul GagnonExtension Master Gardener Program Team: Leslie Alexander, Julia Cencebaugh-Kloth, Regina Campfield, David Lewis, Jude Hsiang, Sarah Bailey, Gail Reynolds, Deb Prior, Deb Lee, Susan Munger
Outstanding Peer Award Winner Carol Millette, Women’s Center
Outstanding Peer Award Finalists Fe Delos-Santos, Asian and Asian American Studies Institute; Laura Hills, Education Abroad

 

2015

The first UConn Spirit Awards ceremony was held on March 4, 2015.

  • UConn Spirit Awards 2015
    Recipients of the 2015 UConn Spirit awards pose for photo with President Susan Herbst and Jonathan the Husky during an event held at the Student Union Ballroom on March 4, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Here are the winners:

Rising Star Award Ashley Hazelton, Office of Community Outreach
Unsung Hero Award Inda Watrous, Department of English
Team Award CHIP Administrative Team: Kelsey Barton-Henry, Josh Hardin, Lynne Hendrickson, Susan Hoge, Beth Krane,Lisa McDevitt, Kathy Moriarty, Melissa Stone, Chris Tarricone, and AnnMarie White
Peer Award Karen DeMeola, Assistant Dean of Students at UConn Law