Distinguished Alumni Awards

Ten Alumni Honored at 25th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards

On September 25, the Distinguished Alumni Awards gala hosted by Cleveland State University and the Cleveland State University Alumni Association honored ten of CSU’s greatest ambassadors. Their professional and personal successes speak to the undeniable power of a Cleveland State education and its potential to impact the world. The 2015 honorees joined nearly 200 others who have been proudly saluted for their excellence and accomplishments over the last 25 years.

Congratulations to the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients:

Monte Ahuja College of Business
Daria Roebuck, BBA ’80
Retired Vice President, Human Resources
ERICO International Corporation

College Of Education and Human Services
Peter Lilienthal, MEd ’70
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Management Communication Systems Inc.

Washkewicz College of Engineering
Anthony Colnar, BSME ’42
Retired Engineer

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Wayne Zachary, BA ’73
Chief Executive Officer
Starship Health Technologies LLC

School of Nursing
Brant Russell, BSN ’98
Chief Operating Officer
St. John Hospital and Medical Center

College of Sciences and Health Professions
Jo Manette Nousak, BA ’75
National Intrepid Center of Excellence
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Floun’say Caver, MPA ’00
Director, Hayden District
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Michael Gibbons, JD ’81
Senior Managing Director
Brown, Gibbons, Lang & Co.

Bruno Biasiotta, BBA ’85
Chief Executive Officer/President
The GNA Group

George B. Davis Award for Service to the University
Timothy J. Cosgrove, BA ’83/JD ’87
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP