On Saturday, October 14, the Distinguished  Achievement Awards and Gala honored alumni,  corporations, and friends of URI who have brought  distinction to themselves and the University  through their professional achievements,  outstanding leadership, community service,  and philanthropic support.
2017 Distinguished Achievement Awards Recipients  President’s Awards William B. Gould IV ’58, Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus, Stanford University Marc S. Perlman ’69,  CEO, Ocean State Job Lot Claire Perlman ’73 Amica Insurance Corporate Award  Rising Star Award Presented by the Graduate School Abigail Anthony, Ph.D. ’09,  Commissioner, Rhode Island Public  Utilities Commission Athletic Director’s Award Gregory P. Barber Geraldine M. Barber ’70  Deans’ Awards College of Arts and Sciences Jonathan C. Herman ’99,  Chief Operating Officer, Preferred Home Health Care