The Rev. Edward Frederick Sorin Award

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Established in 1965, the Rev. Edward Frederick Sorin, C.S.C., Award is conferred on an alumnus/alumna (living or deceased), not a current employee of Notre Dame, who has rendered distinguished service to the University. Nominations submitted by Dec. 9 will reviewed by the awards committee.

2014: Richard A. Nussbaum II ’74, ’77 J.D.

Sorin Award

In recognition of his years of selfless dedication to Notre Dame, Richard A. Nussbaum II ’74, ’77 J.D. is the recipient of the 2014 Rev. Edward Frederick Sorin, C.S.C., Award. Given annually to a Notre Dame graduate who has rendered distinguished service to the University, the award is one of the highest honors given out by the Notre Dame Alumni Association.

2013: Mr. Joseph I. O'Neill III, '67

Sorin Award

For his many years of dedicated service to Our Lady’s University and to his community, the Alumni Association awarded  Joseph O’Neill III ’67 the 2013 Rev. Edward Frederick Sorin, C.S.C., Award.

2012: The Honorable Ann Claire Williams ’75 J.D.

Sorin Award

For her years of trailblazing service to the judiciary, Judge Ann Claire Williams ’75 J.D. was awarded the 2012 Sorin Award. 

2011: Mr. Charles F. Lennon, Jr., '61, '62 M.A.

Sorin Award

For his exemplary service to the University of Notre Dame as executive director of the Notre Dame Alumni Association for 25 years, Charles F. Lennon, Jr., ’61, ’62 M.A. was presented with the 2011 Sorin Award.

  

Past Recipients


  2011 Chuck Lennon '61, '62 M.A.
2010 Joan and Robert McGrath ’55 2009 Mr. John J. McDonough ’58
2008 Dr. Salvatore J. LaPilusa, M.D., ’41 2007 Hon. Sheila O'Brien, '77, '80 J.D.
2006 Mr. F. Michael Geddes '61 2005 Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.
2004 Ms. Kathleen W. Andrews '63 M.S., '03 HON 2003 Mr. Franklin E. Eck '44
2002 Mr. Regis Philbin '53 2001 Mr. David R. Duerson '83
2000 Mr. William R. Bell, M.D. '57 1999 Mr. Thomas J. Hawkins '59
1998 Ms. Eleanor M. Walker, M.D., '84 1997 Mr. John P. McMeel '57
1996 Mr. Philip J. Faccenda '51 1995 Mr. Andy L. Burd '62
1994 Mr. Joseph E. Dillion '44 1993 Mr. Robert P. Lonergan '43
1992 Hon. Alan C. Page '67 1991 Mr. Donald B. Rice '61
1990 Mr. Michael B. Heisler, M.D., '71 1989 Mr. Edward A. Kompare, M.D., '61
1988 Mr. Edmond R. Haggar '38 1987 Mr. J. Philip Clarke, M.D., '44
1986 Mr. John T. Balfe '20 1985 Mr. Jerome J. Crowley '31
1984 Mr. Norman C. Barry '21 J.D. 1983 Archbishop Marcos G. McGrath, C.S.C., '44
1982 Mr. Howard V. Phalin '28 1981 Mr. Frank E. Sullivan '49
1980 Mr. Leo H. Vogel '47 1979 Mr. Hugh J. Devore '34
1978 Mr. Thomas J. White '37 1977 Mr. Edmund A. Stephan '33
1976 Mr. Vincent G. McAloon '34 1975 no recipient
1974 Mr. J. Arthus Haley '26 1973 Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., '23
1972 Rev. Thomas J. Brennan, C.S.C., '23 1971 no recipient
1970 Mr. Thomas P. Carney '37 1969 Mr. William C. Schmitt '10
1968 Mr. James E. Armstrong '25 1967 Archbishop Paul J. Hallinan '32
1966 Mr. Bernard J. Voll '17 1965 Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., '39