October 06, 2015
Communications and Marketing
From Left, Doria "Woody" Dubois, Frank "Skip" A. Stabile III '98, James Golden, Dr. Steven R. DiSalvo, college president, Evelyn (Lord) Gaudrault, Michael "Mick" Flynn, Ken Perkins, and Elizabeth A. Condron.
Seven Anselmians were honored October 2 at the 2015 Alumni Association Awards. At the annual dinner, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends were recognized for their achievements and contributions to the college or academic field. Chosen by the Alumni Council, this year's recipients were Elizabeth A. Condron '04, Doria "Woody" Dubois Ph.D '64, Michael "Mick" F. Flynn '89, Evelyn (Lord) Gaudrault '62, James and Eleanor Golden P'86, P'87, P'92, P'03, Kenneth A. Perkins, and Frank A. Stabile Jr. '68.
Elizabeth A. Condron '04 was awarded the Justice Award for her work as a victim witness advocate. The award is given to alumni who have made a considerable contribution to further justice in the legal or law enforcement professions. Since graduating Saint Anselm with her criminal justice degree, Condron has served as a volunteer coordinator, manager of the volunteer outreach at the Pine Street Inn homeless shelter in Boston, and coordinator for its homeless court.
The Health Service Award was given to Doria "Woody" Dubois '64, Ph.D, for his contribution to AIDS research. The award is granted to those with exceptional achievements in health care, research, practice, and health education.
After graduating Saint Anselm with a biology degree, Dubois pursued his Ph.D in Microbiology from the University of Maryland. While serving in the United States Army, Dubois became a virologist at the Walter Reed Hospital where he served as a civilian doctor for three decades. While there, he started his quest in finding a cure for AIDS. His research led to a breakthrough resulting in a U.S. patent
Michael "Mick" F. Flynn '89 was granted the John A. Houghton '49 Alumni Council Award. This award is given to a former or present member of the Alumni Council who has shown dedication in sustaining the activities of the Alumni Association
Michael Flynn is known as, "one of the college's most loyal and dedicated ambassadors." He currently serves on the Corporate Partners Committee, is the agent for the class of 1989 and has been influential in the formation and success of the Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament.
Evelyn (Lord) Gaudrault '62 was awarded the Alumni Award of Merit. This award is given periodically to a graduate who has demonstrated unusual professional competence and a general concern for the betterment of mankind. She has shown this through her work with Intercultural Nursing Inc. (INI).
After graduating from the nursing program and traveling to southern Tunisia with the Peace Corps, Gaudrault founded the Intercultural Nursing Inc. (INI) in 1985. INI is a non-profit charitable organization that provides healthcare professionals and volunteers with an opportunity to travel to Haiti or the Dominican Republic for 2-3 weeks. Serving as president until 1993, Gaudrault made 26 different trips to the two countries and provided over 400 volunteers.
James and Eleanor Golden received The Parents Award which is given to parents who made extraordinary sacrifices for their children and relatives to receive a liberal arts education at Saint Anselm. The Golden's were nominated because their love for the school, their love for their children, and their trust in God helped them provide their children with a liberal arts education.
Kenneth A. Perkins, Manager at Sullivan Arena, was awarded the Walter J. Gallo '58 Award for his service and dedication to the Alumni Association and the college. As the manager of Sullivan Arena since its opening in 2003, Perkins has directed and supervised arena events ensuring the facility's readiness for national political debates, open houses, concerts, hockey games and practices, and rallies.
The Humanitarian Award was given to Frank A. Stabile Jr. '68 for outstanding service to his community and significantly contributing to the betterment of society. As a prominent member of his North Plainfield, New Jersey community, Stable helped expand resources for his local Lyons club by organizing an annual chili cook-off. After being diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis in 2006 and undergoing a lung transplant in 2012, he became a spokesperson and mentor for patients.
Story by Rosemary Lausier '16