Each year, we seek nominations for four awards that recognize exceptional BAC alumni for their achievements in their field and within the community. Please consider nominating a colleague for one of these awards. The community will vote leading up to homecoming, and the awards are presented at the homecoming dinner.
Given to a young designer who demonstrates great promise and leadership within his or her field. Candidates must be alumni who have graduated within the last 10 years (2005–2015) from any of the disciplines currently taught at the BAC.
Given to a member of the BAC community who has worked tirelessly for an extended period of time to advance the College's mission. The individual embodies the spirit and ideals of the institution. This award is named after the Selfless Labor sculpture created by the late Dean Arcangelo Cascieri, which depicts worker bees working on behalf of the colony around a beehive. Candidates may be alumni or volunteers who have served the College.
Distinguished Alumni in Service
Given to a BAC alumnus who has made a significant contribution to the BAC, its educational objectives, and its time-honored traditions. The individual serves the Boston community through public service while advancing the College's mission. Candidates are alumni from any of the disciplines currently taught at the BAC.
Distinguished Alumni in Practice
Given to a BAC alumnus who has made a significant impact in the design community while promoting and improving the design professions through his or her leadership. Candidates are alumni from any of the disciplines currently taught at the BAC.
Past Alumni Award Winners
|Distinguished Alumni in Practice||Stephen Messinger, M.Arch '11|
|Distinguished Alumni in Service||Felice Silverman, '92|
|Emerging Designer||Arlen Stawasz, B.Arch '13|
|Selfless Labor||Marc Pelletier|
|Distinguished Alumni in Practice||Anthony Frausto-Robledo, B.Arch '96, AIA|
|Distinguished Alumni in Service||Fay DeAvignon, B.Arch '78|
|Selfless Labor||Charles Redmon, '08 (Hon.), FAIA|
|Distinguished Alumni in Practice||Jim Barrett, B.Arch '87, AIA|
|Distinguished Alumni in Service||Stephen Rich, B.Arch '71, AIA|
|Selfless Labor||Holly Cratsley, B.Arch '84, AIA|