On November 14, the Villanova University Engineering Alumni Society (EAS) hosted its 39th annual Engineering Alumni Awards reception. Timed to coincide with Homecoming Weekend, more than 100 guests joined the festivities on campus in the Connelly Center’s Villanova Room. Family and friends, faculty and staff, current students and fellow alumni were in attendance to recognize recipients of the 2015 awards, which are presented to alumni who exemplify service, leadership, excellence, stewardship and technical advancement in the field of engineering.
Four of the alumni awards are named in honor of the College of Engineering’s past deans:
The J. Stanley Morehouse Memorial Award: Presented in memory of Dean J. Stanley Morehouse (1938–1961), this award recognizes outstanding leadership at the highest level. The 2015 recipient is John F. Hartner ’85 ME, Chief Operating Officer of EnvisionTec Inc. Hartner serves on the Engineering Advisory Board and as the College Chair of For the Greater Great: The Villanova Campaign to Ignite Change.