Each member of the faculty, staff, and administration may nominate up to three persons (who have been at Manhattan College for at least five years and have not already been honored), one for each category:
Check back in the spring for the nomination form and deadline for the 2017-2018 Distinguished Lasallian Awards.
Selection Process & Timeline
Nominations are accepted in the spring
In October, the Distinguished Lasallian Committee will review these applications and determine the Distinguished Lasallians of the Year.
At the appropriate convocation during the academic year the Distinguished Lasallians of the Year will receive their award on campus.
The Distinguished Lasallians of the Year are recognized on the regional level by the District of Eastern North America (DENA) of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, according to the theme of the annual Huether Conference that is sponsored by the North American Region of Lasallians.
Each year, in commemoration of the birthday of John Baptist de La Salle (April 30, 1651– April 7, 1719), President O’Donnell hosts a Mission Month luncheon during April to honor the Distinguished Lasallians, the College Core Identity Seminar (CCIS) Facilitators, and the Brothers Community at Manhattan College. Additional special guests are also invited to this celebratory luncheon.