The John Paul Reardon Medal and Award was established in 1985 by John Paul Reardon, a former faculty member, in memory of the late Rev. J. Gerard Mears, S.J. The medal and award are given annually to a graduating student for excellence in studio art.
2017 Reardon Award
Studio major, Allison Thiel was named the 2017 recipient of this award. The juror, Danielle Krcmar, artist, curator associate director of Visual Arts at Babson College, said, " l chose Allison as the Reardon Award winner because there was a thoroughness to her exploration as well as a diversity of materials used to explore our cultural and scientific categorizations of the body and cycles of life and healing."