The College recognizes exemplary scholarship, teaching and advising with the following awards:
- Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholarship
- Mary Louise Marfuggi Award for Academic Advisement
- Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award
- Donal J. Burns '49 Career Teaching Medal
- Distinguished Teaching Award
Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholarship
This annual award was established to honor a member of the faculty for outstanding achievement in the creation of original work in the arts and sciences over an 18-month period, including books and other major research publications, major musical compositions, major works of art, and major presentations of scholarly or creative work. The award is made possible by a generous gift from Richard A. Marfuggi, M.D., ’72, in honor of his mother.
|Charles Anderton||Economics and Accounting||2017|
|Ann Marie Leshkowich||Sociology & Anthropology||2015|
|Denise Schaeffer||Political Science||2014|
|Cristina Ballantine||Math and Computer Science||2012|
|Thomas Cecil||Math and Computer Science||2009|
|Jane Van Doren||Chemistry||2005|
|Susan Rodgers||Sociology and Anthropology||2004|
Mary Louise Marfuggi Award for Academic Advisement
This annual award honors faculty who have demonstrated effective academic advisement and mentorship of students that was extraordinary in quality and sustained over at least three years, based on student nominations. The award is made possible by a generous gift from Richard A. Marfuggi, M.D., ’72, in honor of his mother.
|Andrew Hwang||Mathematics and Computer Science||2019|
|David Damiano||Mathematics and Computer Science||2017|
|Alice Laffey||Religious Studies||2013|
|Loren Cass||Political Science||2010|
|Victoria Swigert||Sociology and Anthropology||2009|
Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award
This award is presented to a faculty member with an exceptionally distinguished record of scholarly achievement throughout their career.
|Victor Matheson||Economics and Accounting||2020|
|Susan Elizabeth Sweeney||English||2019|
Donal J. Burns '49 Career Teaching Medal
This annual award, endowed through a generous gift from distinguished alumnus Donal J. Burns ’49, was established in recognition of the generations of outstanding faculty members who have devoted their lifetimes to the teaching of students at Holy Cross. The recipient is selected on the basis of nominations from individuals and groups on campus. The honor, which was previously called the Distinguished Teaching Award, exemplifies the College’s commitment to teaching excellence in the education of undergraduates.
|Kolleen Rask||Economics and Accounting||2019-2020|
|Claudia Ross||Chinese Studies (World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)||2018-2019|
Distinguished Teaching Award
This annual award honors the teaching record of a faculty member who has served the College as an outstanding full-time teacher for an extended period and exemplifies the high standard of teaching excellence of which the Holy Cross community is justly proud.
|Loren Cass||Political Science||2015-2016|
|David Damiano||Mathematics and Computer Science||2010-2011|
|Judith Chubb||Political Science||2009-2010|
|Edward Thompson Jr.||Sociology and Anthropology||2005-2006|
|John Little III||Mathematics and Computer Science||2002-2003|
|Anthony Kuzniewski, S.J.||History||2001-2002|
|Frederick Murphy||Religious Studies||2000-2001|
|Margaret Freije||Mathematics and Computer Science||1996-1997|
|Joanna Ziegler||Visual Arts||1993-1994|