Director of Honors Program Wins NRHC Honors Professional of the Year Award

AnnMarie DelliPizzi accepts her award for being named the 2024 Honors Professional of the Year in the Administrator Category.

Dominican University Honors Program Director AnnMarie DelliPizzi, Ph.D., has received the 2024 Honors Professional of the Year Award in the Administrator Category from the Northeast Regional Honors Council (NRHC) for her dedication to raising the standard of honors education.

Four of DelliPizzi’s colleagues wrote letters nominating her for the award, saying they are impressed with her energy, her enthusiasm, and her commitment to the students. In addition, Thomas Nowak, Ph.D., Academic Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, said, “As the heart of the program, Dr. DelliPizzi embodies tireless enthusiasm and passion, constantly striving to enhance the academic experience for our best and brightest minds.  Her tireless efforts in guiding students through their scholarly pursuits, offering invaluable mentorship, and fostering a vibrant intellectual community are truly commendable.  Her relentless dedication not only ensures the success of the program but also leaves an indelible mark on the lives of students, shaping their academic journey and preparing them for future success.” 

In addition to directing the Dominican University Honors Program, DelliPizzi is a Professor of Biology, the Health Sciences Coordinator, and the Health Professions Advisor.  She accepted her award at the NRHC Awards Ceremony on April 7, 2024, in Albany, NY.