Awards & Recognition

Congratulations to our 2021 Alumni Award recipients!

The Bucknell University Alumni Association honors alumni annually for their achievements and loyalty to the University.

Recipients are honored during Reunion Weekend, and preference is given to alumni in a Reunion Year.


Loyalty to Bucknell Award

Portrait of Joseph Fama '71 M'74 - Loyalty to Bucknell Award

Joseph Fama ’71

Joseph Fama's childhood curiosity about the inner workings of rockets led him to a mechanical engineering degree, a career in construction management and a lifetime of sharing his expertise with Bucknell students.

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Outstanding Achievement in a Chosen Profession

Portrait of Gay Huey Evans '76 - Chosen Profession Award

Gay Huey Evans ’76

An impactful figure in the finance and commodity industry for the past 30 years, Gay Huey Evans is an established market practitioner and regulator who serves as chair of the London Metal Exchange and board member of Standard Chartered, ConocoPhillips, IHS Markit and HM Treasury.

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Service to Humanity Award 

Portrait of Joan Hoshauer Madison, MD '51 - Service to Humanity Award

Dr. Joan Hoshauer Madison ’51, P’81

A retired physician, Joan Hoshauer Madison established the Madison-Deane Initiative to support lectures on end-of-life care by well-known experts in palliative and hospice care.

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Young Alumni Award 

Portrait of Nadia Sasso '11 - Young Alumni Award

Nadia Sasso ’11

Nadia Sasso '11 is a creative cultural producer and unconventional scholar who uses the power of media storytelling to engage, inspire and connect people around the world. In addition to her own creative work, she frequently provides expert insight and advice for TV shows and films relating to the African Diaspora.

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Voting Ballot

Nominate a Bucknellian for a 2022 Alumni Award (due Dec. 1)

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Contact Details

The Center for Alumni & Family Engagement


Alumni House
90 University Avenue


8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.