Award for the Most Influential Women at CCSU and In Connecticut

 Next Award..... February 2016

Central Connecticut State University is seeking nominations for the most influential women at CCSU and in the Connecticut community to honor them at our Gala celebration in February 2016.  The purpose of the Gala is to raise money for scholarships at Central Connecticut State University. 

Do you know of a woman who has significantly impacted her community?  Who has made a significant contribution in the lives of women? Who has tirelessly fought for women’s rights? Who has tirelessly educated women?  These are the women that we want to feature at our Gala celebration.

If you know an influential woman that deserves recognition, please send us your nomination with a short paragraph describing her efforts.  All nominations should be forwarded to Carolyn Fallahi at by November 1, 2016.

The 2014 Recipients of this award included:

Dr. Karen Beyard

Professor of Educational Leadership & Director of EdD Program, CCSU

Sue Ann Collins '75

Senior VP & Chief Actuary, TIAA-CREF

Paulette Fox

Executive Director, Opportunities Industrialization Center of New Britain

Nancy Fox Judd

Retired Administrator, Mooreland Hill School, & Community Leader

Dr. Paulette Lemma

Retired Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs & Dean, School of Graduate Studies, CCSU

Barbara Miller

Community Leader

Susan Walkama '81

President & CEO, Wheeler Clinic, Inc.

Judy Young

McDonald's Franchise Owner

The 2012 Recipients of this award included:

Ms. Carol A. Ammon '73

Founder and Former CEO Endo Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Joanne DiPlacido

Associate Professor of Psychology, Central Connecticut State University

The Honorable Carmen E. Espinosa '71

Judge Connecticut Appellate Court

Ms. Debra Goss

Manager, External Civil Rights Programs

State of Connecticut Department of Transportation

Dr. Merle W. Harris, BS '73, MA '74


Member, Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

Ms. Marlene Ibsen

Vice President, Community Relations

CEO & President, Travelers Foundation

Ms. Linda Sagnelli

Head Women's Volleyball Coach

Central Connecticut State University











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