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CSU Celebrates 13th Annual Alumni Awards Dinner

The Chicago State University community recently came together to acknowledge and honor notable alumni who havemade significant contributions to their community and as a resulthave enhanced the imageand reputation of CSU.

The 2013 Alumni Awards Dinner was held at the Oak Lawn Hilton on November 21. The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to the Honorable Balance M. Manning, who served on the bench in varying levels for over 30 years, ending her career as a federal judge appointed by former President Bill Clinton.

The 2014 CSU Alumni Award winners are:
Lifetime Achievement

Honorable Blanche M. Manning

1961 B.E.

Retired U.S. District Court Judge

Northern District of Illinois

Outstanding Achievement in Community Service

Dr. Gregory Jackson

1994 B.A., 1996 M.A., 1999 M.A.

Educator & Administrator

Outstanding Achievement in Health Sciences

Frances Ann Pukala, LPC, CADC

2005 B.A., 2010 M.S.

Community Counselor

Outstanding Business Achievement

Nathaniel Cash

1979 B.S.

VP Audit Risk/ Credit Review

Chase Bank

Outstanding CSU Faculty Member

Kelly Norman Ellis, Ph.D.

Department Chair/Associate Professor

Department of English, Foreign Languages and Literature

College of Arts & Sciences

Excellence in Education

Frank Horton

1964 B.S., 1971 M.S.

CPS Educator & Administrator

Outstanding Achievement in the Arts

Karla Monay Shaw

2006 B.A.

Writer & Producer

Outstanding Staff Member

Candy Bennett

1996 B.A., 2001 M.S.W.

Coordinator of Special Programs

Academic Support

Golden Alumna

Dr. Madie Cannamore

1966 B.S., 1977 M.S., 1982 M.A.

1983 Certificate Type75

Emeritus Educator

 

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CSU Celebrates 13th Annual Alumni Awards Dinner CSU Celebrates 13th Annual Alumni Awards Dinner
CSU Celebrates 13th Annual Alumni Awards Dinner CSU Celebrates 13th Annual Alumni Awards Dinner