The Fifth Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards


URI’s fifth annual Distinguished Achievement Awards, held on Saturday evening, Oct. 23, at the Westin Hotel, Providence, celebrated the achievements of four President’s Award winners and 23 Dean’s List recipients.

During Homecoming Weekend each year, the University recognizes four distinguished alumni and/or friends with the President’s Award. At the same time, the deans of each of the University’s colleges name honorees to receive Dean’s List Awards.

View video of the four 2010 President’s Award winners, Martha E. Banks M.A. ’79, Ph.D. ’81, Richard J. Harrington ’73, Hon. ’02, Franklin W. Simon ’50, and Kwok K. Yeung Ph.D. ’79.