Culhane honored for community service
Barry Culhane, executive
assistant to President Albert Simone, is the recipient of the
second Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award.
For more than 30 years,
Culhane has contributed his time to serving the Rochester community.
He has played leadership roles with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Corporation of Greater Rochester, the Al Sigl Center, Junior Achievement
of Rochester, Upstate New York Multiple Sclerosis, the Rochester
Rotary Club and numerous other organizations.
Committee believes that Dr. Culhane truly exemplifies the spirit
of public service demonstrated by Presidents Mark Ellingson,
Paul Miller, Richard Rose and Albert Simone,” says
Andrew Moore, dean, College of Liberal Arts and committee
The award was created
last year by Alfred Davis, vice president emeritus, on the
occasion of his 65th year of association with RIT. Presented
annually, the award honors a member of the RIT faculty or staff
whose public service and commitment mirrors that of the four
presidents with whom Davis worked. A $2,500 donation goes to
a charity designated by the Four Presidents Award winner.
inaugural award was presented to Fred Smith, secretary
of the institute, last spring.