Roma Awards

Emilio Roma was a Director of PPL and a Professor in the Philosophy Department. Generous Binghamton Alumni have donated to a fund in his honor that supports prizes that recognize and encourage excellence among PPL majors. The Prizes include:

The Emilio Roma III Memorial Award, which is given annually to the top graduating PPL majors, based on academic success and contributions to the major.

The Emilio Roma III Memorial Award in Law and Justice, which is given annually to the top student in PHIL 146: Law and Justice, based on academic success in and contributions to the class.

The Emilio Roma III Memorial Award in Philosophy of Law, which is given annually to the top student in PHIL 345: Philosophy of Law, based on academic success in and contributions to the class.

Roma Award recipients:

2020

Law and Justice Award

  • Jessica O'Keefe

Philosophy of Law Award

  • Christina O'Hara

Overall Academic Excellence and Service Award

  • Rachel DiSibio
  • Matthew Dorfman
  • Liliana Martinez

2019

Law and Justice Award

  • Yasha Parawar

Philosophy of Law Award

  • Yasha Parawar

Overall Academic Excellence and Service Award

  • Melissa Esposito

2018

Law and Justice Award

  • Callie Sacks

Philosophy of Law Award

  • James Garvey

Overall Academic Excellence and Service Award

  • Auruddha Antaneel
  • Brianna Cea
  • Tina Szpicek

2017

Law and Justice Award 

  • Judah Berger

Philosophy of Law Award 

  • Emily Zielewicz

Overall Academic Excellence and Service Award

  • Aleksandra Adamska
  • Jaclyn Schultz
  • Justin Zaretzsky

2016

Law and Justice Award 

  • Matthew Folkerts

Philosophy of Law Award 

  • Maria Mantilla

Overall Academic Excellence and Service Award

  • Alexander Hart
  • Evan Krieger
  • Cara Gopen

2015

  • Mohammad Bishawi
  • Ashley Purdy
  • Stephanie Sheintul

2014

  • Lucas Daub
  • Wyatt Smith
  • Marisa Sweeney

2013

  • Taylor Arluck
  • John Maine
  • Leonard Simmons
  • Courtney Skarupski

2012

  • Amanda Grannis
  • Aylon Pesso
  • Hilary Scrivani

2011

  • Michele Aronson
  • Alice Genkin
  • Alison Whelan

2010

  • Abid Hossain
  • Jessica Mayer
  • Joanna McCarty

2009

  • Adam Goodstein
  • Andrea Jung
  • Christopher Logalbo

2008

  • Matthew Scheer
  • Anthony Shults