A Sampling of Our Successful Alumnae

 

The following female alumnae have been recognized with awards from the Villanova Engineering Alumni Society. They are only a sampling of the hundreds of impressive women to come through the College of Engineering. 

Nance Dicianni, PhD, ’69 ChE
Nance Dicianni, PhD, ’69 ChE

Nance Dicianni, PhD, ’69 ChE former President and CEO of Honeywell Specialty Materials and one of Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” (2006–2008). She is now on Villanova University’s Board of Trustees. 

Anne K. Roby, PhD, '86 ChE
Anne K. Roby, PhD, '86 ChE

Anne K. Roby, PhD, '86 ChE is senior vice president of Praxair, Inc., where she has held a variety of leadership positions in more than 25 years with the company. She also holds four patents for industrial gas applications. Anne serves on Villanova’s College of Engineering Advisory Board.

Coleen Burke ’90 ME
Coleen Burke ’90 ME

Coleen Burke ’90 ME Director, International Policy Integration, Boeing
Amy Kleist Holovaty ’97 ChE Atmospherics Business Manager, Air Products
Gloria Lipovsky ’85 ChE Senior Research Engineer, Rohm & Haas Co.
Kathleen A. (Bielomyza) Mitchell ’91 ChE Program Director, Humira Franchise, AbbVie
Janice A. Phillips ’73 ChE Vice President, Product Development, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories

Anne Mullins ’87 MSEE
Anne Mullins ’87 MSEE

Anne Mullins ’87 MSEE Chief Information Officer, Vice President
Enterprise Business Services, Lockheed Martin

 

Robert D. Lynch Award

Kathleen M. Halcovage ’05 CE
Sara (Banas) Mills, PhD, ’04 ME
Postdoctoral Fellow, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Christina Rosati ’11 ChE Sales Engineer, Eaton Corporation
Angela Lynn (Russo) Cianci ’08 CE, ’09 MSCE Director of Sales Operations, Charmer Sunbelt Group

Sara (Banas) Mills, PhD, ’04 ME
Sara (Banas) Mills, PhD, ’04 ME
Christina Rosati ’11 ChE
Christina Rosati ’11 ChE

Professional Achievement Awards

Karen Mudry Avil ’71 EE former Assistant Dean and founding director of the University of Akron’s
Biomedical Engineering graduate program
Teresa M. Bassitt ’84 EE Product Marketing Manager, Futaba Corporation of America
Elizabeth A. Catania ’81 CE Vice President, Catania Engineering Associates Inc.
Joanne Dahme '80 CE General Manager for Public Affairs for the City of Philadelphia Water Department
Nance Dicianni, PhD, ’69 ChE former President and CEO of Honeywell Specialty Materials
Michele Finn Itell ’85 ChE President, Artemis Consulting Group Inc.
Irene Kropp ’83 CE Senior Environmental Consultant, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Katherine J. Palmer ’85 ME Vice President, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, Gemological Institute of America
Adelene Q. Perkins ’81 ChE President and CEO, Infinity Pharmaceuticals
Janice Peterson ’82 ChE Product Marketing Manager, Futaba Corporation of America
Jessica M. Sant ’00 CpE Senior Director, Software Development and Engineering, Comcast
Christine M. Slocumb ’90 EE, MSEE ’92 President, Clarity Quest Marketing

Elizabeth A. Catania’81 CE
Elizabeth A. Catania’81 CE
Jessica M. Sant ’00 CpE
Jessica M. Sant ’00 CpE
Adelene Q. Perkins ’81 ChE
Adelene Q. Perkins ’81 ChE

Meritorious Service Awards

Coleen Burke ’90 ME Director, International Policy Integration, Boeing
Susan Castellan ’84 CE Vice President, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Mary (Packwood) Cornell ’84 ME
Karen Damara '11 CE
Software Engineer, Comcast 
Mary C. Galvin ’03 CpE Managing Principal, AIC
Amy Gauntner Breitwieser ’96 ME Mechanical Engineer, Enercon Services Inc.
Karen Hauck Patterson ’98 ME
Christine A. (Heaney) Wismer ’83 EE
Diann L. Hritzo ’85 EE
Jenny Papatolis Johnson ’03 ChE, ’06 JD
Senior Patent Attorney, Endo
Marie V. Maguire ’69 EE Owner, Caramanico Maguire Associates
Melissa Morea Evola ’94 CE Director, Navigant Consulting
Kimberly R. Palladino ’97 ChE,’01 MSChE Transformation Director, GlaxoSmithKline
Patricia Dougherty Stump ’00 CpE
Alisha M. Trocciola ’05 ChE
Senior Process Engineer, GlaxoSmithKline
Erin Vogel ’05 ME

Susan Castellan ’84 CE
Susan Castellan ’84 CE
Kimberly R. Palladino ’97 ChE,’01 MSChE
Kimberly R. Palladino ’97 ChE,’01 MSChE
Mary C. Galvin ’03 CpE
Mary C. Galvin ’03 CpE
Melissa Morea Evola ’94 CE
Melissa Morea Evola ’94 CE
Alisha M. Trocciola ’05 ChE
Alisha M. Trocciola ’05 ChE
Patricia Dougherty Stump ’00 CpE
Patricia Dougherty Stump ’00 CpE
Marie V. Maguire ’69 EE
Marie V. Maguire ’69 EE
Jenny Papatolis Johnson ’03 ChE, ’06 JD
Jenny Papatolis Johnson ’03 ChE, ’06 JD