ILR announces McPherson Honors and awards

ILR held its 28th McPherson Honors and Awards Celebration, a spring tradition honoring students and faculty, on Thursday via a Zoom presentation.

Following opening remarks by ILR Dean Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, the names of award recipients were presented by Kevin F. Harris, Frank B. Miller Director of Student Services, and by George R. Boyer, the Martin P. Catherwood Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations, senior associate dean for academic affairs and director of teaching.

The MacIntyre Award for Exemplary Teaching & Advising was presented to Desiree LeClercq, ILR’s Proskauer Employment and Labor Law Assistant Professor, and the Robert N. Stern Award for Teaching & Mentoring was given to Senior Lecturer John Haggerty.

The students receiving the James E. McPherson Scholarship are Nicole Estess and Terrill Malone.

The David B. Lipsky Award for Conflict Resolution, Impact and Excellence was established to honor Professor Lipsky’s career-long work in the field of conflict resolution and for his service to the school. The award recognized students Catherine Huang, Michael Mayambala and David Navadeh.

Awards and winners announced Thursday include:

SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Terrill Malone

Merrill Presidential Scholars

Terrill Malone

Tyler Rodriguez

Leah Rosner

Eric Lawrence Ehrenberg Memorial Prize

Kirstin Horn

Virginia Freeman Memorial Prize

Nicole Estess

Daniel J. Alpern Award

Catherine Huang

Sarah Rim

James Campbell Award

Tyler Rodriguez

Irving M. Ives Senior Award

Terrill Malone

John O’Donnell Prize in Labor Law

Madison Kang

Undergraduate Seidman Prize

Arielle Clement

Graduate Seidman Prize

Matt Fischer-Daly

Steven Spencer Memorial Award

Jessica Sprague

Candidates for graduation with honors:

Emily Blanchard

Eric Bohrer

Arielle Clement

Kristina Daisak

Rebecca Eagan

Oliver Eccleston

Daniel Elner

Michelle Goldberg

Anna Gorman

Samuel Grossman

Aziza Henry

Ori Holtzman

Catherine Huang

Genavieve Koyn

Natalie Lilien

Samantha Lustig

Juliette Raymond

Sarah Rim

Jackson Ross-Pilkington

Eliza Sherman

Joanna Sowa

Liel Sterling

Gabriel Terrell

Emily Tung

Maxwell Wang

ILR Global Scholars

Lily Bagher

Eric Lee

Victoria Malkoun

Michael Christopher Overmeer

Leah Rosner

Joanna Sowa

Ashni Verma

General Mills Award for Exemplary Graduate Teaching

Rosemary Batt

Courtney McCluney

Staff Mentoring Award

Christie Avgar

Jessie Mancilla

Engaged Learning Award

LaWanda Cook

Katrina Nobles

Matthew Saleh

This story also appears on the ILR website.

Julie Greco is a communications specialist with the ILR School.

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