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Awards and Benefit Reception

Awards and Benefit 2022

Monday, October 24, 2022
6:30 PM 

 

In light of the continuing uncertainty of the pandemic and to safeguard the health of our honorees, guests, and hosts, we will be holding a hybrid program this year.
 

HONOREES
 

Jennifer Jones Austin ’93
Honorable Deborah A. Batts Life of Commitment Award

Bradley J. Butwin ’85
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Spirit of Service Award

Rafal Gawlowski ’00
Latham & Watkins LLP
Spirit of Service Award

Professor Gail D. Hollister ’70
(awarded posthumously) 
Gail D. Hollister Dedication to Excellence Award 
Presented To
Edward G. Williams and Gregory P. Williams 


 New York Women's Bar Association Foundation
Champion of Justice Award 
Presented To
Laurie Berke-Weiss ’83 and Gretchen Beall Schumann 

 

 
The annual benefit reception provides crucial funding for the Feerick Center, and we celebrate these incredible honorees for their commitment to service and social justice. If you are interested in joining the Benefit Reception committee or would like  additional information please call 212-636-7747 or email galacatos@fordham.edu.
 

Awards and Benefit Reception 2021

2021 Virtual Feerick Center Awards and Benefit Reception 

HONOREES 

Laura A. Coruzzi Ph.D. ’79, J.D. ’85
Spirit of Service Award 

Rhonda Cunningham Holmes ’97
Honorable Deborah A. Batts Life of Commitment Award 

A. Stephen LaSala ’40 and Helen A. LaSala 
Spirit of Service Award 
Awarded posthumously 

Stephen R. LaSala ’70
Spirit of Service Award 

Thomas E. LaSala ’78
Spirit of Service Award 

Maura K. Monaghan ’96 
James F. Gill Spirit of Hope Award 

ORGANIZATIONAL HONOREES 

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP 
Champion of Justice Award 

Artemis Anninos ’96 
Champion of Justice Award 

William M. Hartnett ’79
Champion of Justice Award 

 

Awards and Benefit Reception 2020

2020 Virtual Feerick Center Awards & Benefit Reception

HONOREES

Robert A. Ferris '66
George J. Mitchell Lifetime Public Service Award

Evelyn Jarvis Ferris 
George J. Mitchell Lifetime Public Service Award 

Hon. Deborah A. Batts
Life of Commitment Award
Awarded posthumously

Sylvia Fung Chin ’77
Spirit of Service Award

Mary Ellen L. Kris ’76 
James F. Gill Spirit of Hope Award

Charles K. O’Neill ’72 
Spirit of Service Award

ORGANIZATIONAL HONOREES

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP 
Champion of Justice Award

Scott J. FitzGerald ’92
Champion of Justice Award

Michael F. Turansick ’82
Champion of Justice Award

Awards and Benefit Reception 2019

2019 Virtual Feerick Center Awards & Benefit Reception

HONOREES

Denis F. Cronin ’72
James F. Gill Spirit of Hope Award

Nancy E. Delaney ’88
Spirit of Service Award

Sharon L. McCarthy ’89 and Antonio X. Molestina ’89
Spirit of Service Award

Stacey J. Rappaport ’96
Champion of Justice Award

ORGANIZATIONAL HONOREES

Mutual of America
Thomas J. Moran and William J. Flynn GSAS ’51
(awarded posthumously)
George J. Mitchell Lifetime Public Service Award

Terra Firma: Healthcare and Justice for Immigrant Children
Dr. Cristina Muñiz de la Peña, Dr. Alan Shapiro, and Brett Stark
Life of Commitment Award 

Awards and Benefit Reception 2018

2018 Feerick Center Awards & Benefit Reception

HONOREES

Robert J. Reilly ’75
George J. Mitchell Lifetime Public Service Award

Rita M. Glavin ’96
Spirit of Service Award

J. Gregory ’75 and Laura Milmoe
Spirit of Service Award

Daniel P. O’Toole ’92
James F. Gill Spirit of Hope Award

Cesar A. Perales ’65
Life of Commitment Award