Founders Day Awards Recognition Luncheon

Founders Day is a special annual celebration commemorating the founding of Douglass College. During this celebration, alumnae and guests also recognize AADC award recipients. These recipients are outstanding alumnae and friends of the who consistently share their time and talents with the AADC to enrich our alumnae organization.

Founders Day 2016 (7)

Founders Day is celebrated each year at the Founders Day Awards Recognition Luncheon on the Douglass campus. Please stay tuned for more information about this year’s celebration scheduled for April 22, 2017. If you are interested in assisting with the planning for Founders Day, please  email Valerie Hughes Zieniuk ’05.

Last Year’s 2016 Founders Day Honorees:

Congratulations to our 2016 honorees on well-deserved recognition. We are grateful for each of the ways honorees share their time, talents and treasures. Our honorees from 2016:

Margaret T. Corwin Award: Marilyn Marolda Steiner ’65

Alumnae Recognition Awards: Isabel Goll Drzewiecki ’61, Shireen K. Lewis ’86, and Helen Lee Hunter Potter ’65

Young Alumnae Mabel Award: Marissa Rodriguez ’11

Vanguard Award: Lillian Zeisel Cohen ’59 (presented at the Vanguard Luncheon)

Douglass Medals: Edward L. Hennessy, Jr., Founder, Edward L. Hennessy, Jr. and Ruth Schilling Hennessy Foundation

Beth Hennessy, Executive Director, Edward L. Hennessy, Jr. and Ruth Schilling Hennessy Foundation

Domingo A. Estevez, Rutgers University Facilities Maintenance Services, Custodian of Ruth Schilling Hennessy Alumnae Center