Livingston Legacy Award

[See also the page listing Honorary Members of the Livingston Alumni Association, who were named between 1981 and 1999.]

The Livingston Legacy Award was established in 2009 to recognize faculty and staff who played a key role in the establishment and growth of Livingston College and its mission, and who have contributed to the overall Rutgers and global communities. Nominate an inspiring faculty or staff member.

2009 Honorees

MARIA CANINO EDWARD G. ORTIZ GORDON SCHOCHET
Maria Canino Edward G. Ortiz Gordon Schochet

MARIA CANINO: Founder and retired chair of the Rutgers Department of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies.

EDWARD G. ORTIZ (1931-2010): Retired associate professor and chair of the Rutgers Department of Urban Studies and Community Health. Memorial and obituary.

GORDON SCHOCHET: Professor emeritus of political science and the last member of the Livingston planning group who was still on the active teaching faculty.


2011 Honorees

JEROME AUMENTE LEROY HAINES (LC'71) GERALD POMPER LARRY RIDLEY
Jerome Aumente Leroy Haines Gerald Pomper Larry Ridley

JEROME AUMENTE: Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Rutgers School of Communication and Information, Founding Director. Emeritus, Journalism Resource Institute, Rutgers University, and former Chair, Department of Journalism & Urban Communications program at Livingston College. Aumente on the Livingston College journalism legacy.

LEROY HAINES (LC'71): Assistant Dean and Director of Residence Life at Rutgers' Livingston Campus. Haines honored at 2012 Rutgers Human Dignity Awards.

GERALD POMPER: Board of Governors Professor of Political Science at the Eagleton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University (Emeritus). and former Chair, Livingston College Political Science Department.

LARRY RIDLEY: Chairman, Music Department, Livingston College 1972-1980, and one of the architects of the college's renowned jazz program.


 

2013 Honoree

ROGER COHEN (RC'65)

A professor emeritus of Rutgers’ School of Communication and Information (SC&I); originally taught in Livingston College's Department of Journalism and Urban Communication.

Biography/video.


 

Wilson Carey McWilliams

2015 Honoree

WILSON CAREY McWILLIAMS (1933-2005)

A distinguished political science professor at Livingston College and Rutgers University, and a prolific author: 

 


 

Revised June 6, 2017