Celebrate 10 years of the Barry University Distinguished Alumni Awards!
Please join us in 2017 as we celebrate 10 years of honoring our distinguished alumni. Held annually since 2007, the Barry University Distinguished Alumni Awards recognizes graduates who have made a significant impact on their community through their service and career achievements.
This year, we honor 10 alumni who, through their work and daily lives, honor the Barry University core commitments of Knowledge and Truth, Inclusive Community, Social Justice, and Collaborative Service.
2017 Distinguished Alumni
Sister Mary Margaret “Peggy” Albert, OP, PhD ’82, ’88
President, Siena Heights University
Nelson Andreu, Sr. ’11, MPA ’12
Chief of Police, City of West Miami
Rodney Barreto ’88
President and CEO, The Barreto Group, Inc.
Rev. Mary Ellen Dakin Cassini, D. Min ’77, ’10
School Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life
Palmer Trinity School
Andrea Ivory ’13
Founder and Executive Director, The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative
Sister Nancy Murray, OP ’72
Adrian Dominican Sister Preaching through Acting
Carlos Orta ’95
Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Carnival Corporation & plc
Stephanie L. Rakofsky, MA, MSW ’81, LCSW, CCM, C-ASWCM
Project Manager, Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida
2017 Distinguished Alumni Faculty/Staff
Dr. Roxanne Davies, PhD ’12
Associate Vice President, Mission and Institutional Effectiveness, Barry University
Dr. Mario Cala, DPM ’08
Assistant Professor of Podiatric Medicine, Barry University
Chief of Podiatry, Jackson North Medical Center
The Distinguished Alumni Awards luncheon will be held on February 9, 2017 at the Coral Gables Country Club. Tickets are $125 each; tables and sponsorships are available.