Student Life Community Service Awards

2014 Prizes and Awards

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Nate Shammay '14

Kappa Eta Sigma Award: Sophie Brickman '16

Maurice L. Shaer Memorial Prize: Shannon Morrissey '15

Rose Schlow Award: Eva Chiu '14

Rose Schlow Award: Estie Martin '14

Richard Kaufman '58 Memorial Prize: Hannah Simms '14

2013 Prizes and Awards

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Hilary Heyison '13

Harry S. Levitan Prize: Alexandra Shapiro '13

Katherine A. Chernosky Memorial Award for Conscientious and Creative Living: Rebecca Bachman '13

Maurice L. Shaer Memorial Prize: Sophie Brickman '16

Rose Schlow Award: Reed Zukerman '13

Textile Veterans Association Honor Award: Sarah Johnson '13

Textile Veterans Association Honor Award: Ruairi Smith-Dewey '13

2012 Prizes and Awards

Kukin Moskowitz Prize for Excellence: Raechel Banks '12

Jacob and Bella Thurman Award for Social Citizenship: Danielle Borin '12

Katherine A. Chernosky Memorial Award for Conscientious and Creative Living: Louis Chai '12

Richard Kaufman '58 Memorial Prize for Leadership and Academic Excellence: Allison Joseph '12

Richard Kaufman '58 Memorial Prize for Leadership and Academic Excellence: Amber Kornreich '12

Harry S. Levitan Prize: Phi Le '12

Jacob and Bella Thurman Award for Social Citizenship: Sarah Michael '12

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Francesca Shin '12

2011 Prizes and Awards

Student Life Award: Lauren Reibsten '11

Student Life Award: Jenna Rubin '11

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Lara Solinsky '11

Harry S. Levitan Prize: Cece Watkins '11

Kappa Eta Sigma Award: Rebecca Bachman '13

2010 Prizes and Awards

Student Life Award: Nate Rosenblum '10

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Mariah Rich '10

Harry S. Levitan Prize: Abby Eron '10

2009 Prizes and Awards

Student Life Award: Carlen Dimichele '09

Jacob and Bella Thurman Award for Social Citizenship: Paul Balik '10

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Anne Blackstock-Bernstein '09

Richard Kaufman ’58 Memorial Prize for Leadership and Academic Excellence: Jessica gottsegen '09

2008 Prizes and Awards 

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Marielle Kress '08

Jacob and Bella Thurman Award for Social Citizenship: Matthew Abrahms '08

David Alexander '79 Memorial Award for Social Consciousness and Activism: Sam Vaghar '08 

 2007 Prizes and Awards

Student Life Award: Amanda Singer '07

Jacob and Bella Thurman Award for Social Citizenship: Cheryl Robison '07

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Aliza Krevolin

2006 Prizes and Awards 

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Cassandra Chamallas '06

Jacob and Bella Thurman Award: Elizabeth Steinfeld '06

2005 Prizes and Awards 

Edwin E. Hokin Memorial Prize: Katherine Hulbert '05

Richard Kaufman ’58 Memorial Prize for Leadership and Academic Excellence: Michelle Dinkes ’05 

In the News

We are proud of the the impact and depth that our students demonstrate as actively engaged citizens in our local community. Read the news stories below to learn more about what our students, faculty and staff are doing.

"Blood drive fuels Boston Strong spirit at Brandeis"
Brandeis Now, April 9, 2014

"Alumni share how their service in college is serving them now"
Brandeis Hoot, March 28, 2014

"'Memory Cafe' Launched in Waltham"
Wicked Local Waltham, March 24, 2014

"Brandeis Global Brigade captures Brandeisian spirit in action"
Brandeis Now, Mach 18, 2014

"Brandeis community pledges to avoid the r-word"
Brandeis Hoot, March 7, 2014

"Students share MLK's legacy"
Brandeis Hoot, January 24, 2014

"Brandeis' 'Be Our Guest' program enhanced"
Wicked Local Waltham, January 6, 2014

"Student blood donors multiply"
The Brandeis Hoot, October 4, 2013

"Waltham Group outreach resonates with students"
The Brandeis Hoot, September 27, 2013

"Kids Sketch Their Visions for New Playground"
Boston.com, August 8, 2013

"Student blood donors multiply"
The Brandeis Hoot, October 4, 2013

"Brandeis, partners help local children draw playful future"
Brandeis Now, August 6, 2013

"Message of former Patriots back rings true at Waltham's Prospect Hill"
Wicked Local Waltham, August 1, 2013

"Ceremony to celebrate service, social justice"
Brandeis Now, April 29, 2013 

"Brandeis Buddies program organizers receive community service award"
Brandeis Now, November 27, 2012 

"WATCH Housing Advocacy Clinic Benefits from Partnership with Brandeis University"
Campus Compact, February 2012 

"Brandeis volunteers in service program at Waltham school"
The Brandeis Hoot, December 9, 2011 

"ELL and BLC plan lunch to honor university staff"
Tha Brandeis Hoot, December 2, 2011 

"Kindness Week tradition continues with local community service projects"
Brandeis NOW, October 25, 2011

"ASLIS: Brandeis University- Education Pipeline"
Massachusetts Campus Compact Blog, October 5, 2011 

"Waltham Group blood drive Oct. 4 to 6 at Sherman Hall: Donate blood, save lives"
Brandeis NOW, September 28, 2011 

"Volunteerism one of strongest components of life on campus"
Brandeis NOW, September 11, 2011 

"University listed on honor roll for community service achievement and contribution"
The Justice, May 24, 2011 

"'I have a dream': LaCE inspires KMS students and has fun doing it"
The Brandeis Hoot, April 8, 2011 

"Japan relief fundraising to aid victims of 'quake, tsunami tops $5,000"
BrandeisNOW, April 4, 2011 

"Daffodil Day donations increase"
The Justice, March 22, 2011 

"Be our guest: Brandeis students donate food to the poor with unused meals"
The Justice, Marc 22, 2011 

"'Deis clubs serve greater Waltham community"
The Brandeis Hoot, January 28, 2011 

"Brandeis alumni mount medical mission to assist in Haiti relief Sept. 5-10"
BrandeisNOW, August 19, 2010 

"Brandeis students launch Haiti relief effort"
Alumni News Story, February, 2010

"Brandeis to increase Waltham services this semester"
The Boston Globe, January 14, 2010

"Brandeis' after-school program in Waltham ends season" 
Daily News Tribune, April 2, 2009

"Student Union and Waltham Group Team up to launch a new community service initiative"
The Justice, February 3,2009

" Student interns reflect on experiences"
The Justice, November 18, 2008

"University collects items for men's shelter"
The  Daily News Tribune, November  3, 2008

"New Brandeis dorm devoted to community service"
The Daily News Tribune, September 10, 2008

"After 17 years of service, Community Service Director Diane Hannan says goodbye to Brandeis"
The Brandeis Hoot, May 2, 2008

Hillel Service Trip

"Justice continues at home"
The Justice, April 8, 2008

"A different kind of trick or treat"
The Justice, November. 6, 2007

"Hillel, Waltham Group join to assist Habit for Humanity of Needham"
The Hoot, October 18, 2007

"Brandeis group raises funds for backpacks"
The Daily News Transcript, May 7, 2003.

"Old Waltham Group 'sibs' persevere"
The Justice, March 18, 2003