Spring 2008 Issue
Distinguished Alumni Awards
The Barry University Alumni Association hosted its first-ever Distinguished Alumni Awards November 15, 2007 at the Don Shula Hotel in Miami Lakes, Florida.
The event recognized 10 outstanding alumni from Barry’s 10 academic schools for their exceptional career achievement, outstanding community service and a demonstrated commitment to Barry University. Honorees are those who exemplify the intent and purpose of Barry’s mission, including teachers, coaches, business leaders, researchers, nurses, athletes and others who have distinguished themselves through significant achievement.
Those honored were: Susan Jeter, ’04, School of Adult and Continuing Education; Regine Cordon Shiver, ’86, School of Arts and Sciences; Teresa Rodriguez, ’79, School of Business; Silvia Reyes, ’93, ’96, School of Education; John Steinberg, ’93, ’95, School of Graduate Medical Sciences; Juan Fernandez, ’92, ’98, School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences; Sheri McVay, ’02, School of Law; Catheryn Shaw Johnson, ’01, School of Natural and Health; Annabelle Dizon Scott, ’04, Division of Nursing; and Joni Goodman, ’77, School of Social Work.
Barry University President Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD was also honored at the event, receiving the 2007 Distinguished Adrian Dominican Alumna Award. A 1962 graduate of Barry University, Sister Linda is the first person to receive the award.