Office of Institutional Advancement Archive

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    Martin C. Jischke (PHYS ’63) to be honored by IIT with Alumni Medal

    Martin C. Jischke (PHYS ’63) is this year’s winner of the Alumni Medal, which honors distinguished service to the university by alumni who have displayed the qualities of the Collens Merit Award, Alumni Service Award, and Professional Achievement Award. This is the highest honor bestowed by the IIT Alumni Association.

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    John W. Rowe, University Regent and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, to Be Honored by IIT with the Galvin Award

    University Regent and Chairman of the Board of Trustees John Rowe is the recipient of this year’s Galvin Award, which was established for IIT to honor non-alumni for their leadership and dedication. The award is named for the first non-alumnus chairman of the IIT Board of Trustees—Robert W. Galvin. The Galvin Award recognizes an individual whose service, leadership, and philanthropy have significantly advanced the university.

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    Burton Lewis (CE ’48) to be honored with Collens Merit Award

    Burton Lewis (CE '48) is this year's winner of the Collens Merit Award, which honors an individual nominated by the university staff or faculty for their outstanding commitment to the future of IIT through philanthropic contributions paired with involvement in his or her gift.

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    Victor Morgenstern (CHE ’64) to be honored by IIT with Alumni Service Award

    Victor Morgenstern (CHE ’64) is this year’s recipient of the Alumni Service Award, which honors an individual who demonstrates continuous, selfless commitment to and devoted enthusiasm for the university through his or her involvement in varied areas of the university including, but not limited to, recruitment, support, service, and leadership.

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    Get to Know an Alumnus: Mead Killion Innovated Hearing Aids

    IIT produces innovators—tech-savvy alumni are continually making our world a better place in which to live. In honor of Fueling Innovation: The Campaign for IIT, the Office of Alumni Relations features students, faculty and alumni each week who have made notable contributions to their fields. Today we feature Mead Killion (M.S. MATH ’70), who revolutionized the acoustics industry. Check out his story here.

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    Parth D. Amin (BA ’85) to be honored with IIT’s International Award of Merit

    Parth D. Amin (BA ’85) is this year’s winner of the International Award of Merit honors an individual whose achievements have strengthened IIT’s reputation on an international scale. International Award of Merit honors an individual whose achievements have strengthened IIT’s reputation on an international scale.

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    Get to Know an Alumna: Indrani Medhi, Promoting Computer Literacy

    IIT produces innovators—tech-savvy alumni are continually making our world a better place in which to live.In honor of Fueling Innovation: The Campaign for IIT, the Office of Alumni Relations features students, faculty and alumni each week who have made notable contributions to their fields.

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    Robert A. Pritzker (IE ’46) to be Honored by IIT with Lifetime Achievement Award

    Robert A. Pritzker (IE ’46) is this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The award is bestowed posthumously on an individual who has recently passed away and who, during his or her life, achieved personal success, made an outstanding contribution to his or her chosen field of endeavor, and achieved recognition by his or her colleagues.

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    Mary Melchor (LAW ’92) to be Honored by IIT for Professional Achievement

    Mary A. Melchor (LAW ’92) is among four winners of this year’s Professional Achievement Award, which honors outstanding achievement in any professional field. This award honors alumni whose achievements in their fields have brought distinction to themselves as well as credit to the university.

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    Get to Know an Innovative Alumnus: The Father of Software Quality

    IIT produces innovators--tech-savvy alumni are continually making our world a better place to live. In honor of Fueling Innovation: The Campaign for IIT, each week we will feature students, faculty, and alumni who have made notable contributions to their fields.

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