Rev. Thomas Gariepy, C.S.C. , professor and chair of Healthcare Administration, was chosen as this year’s recipient of the Stonehill College Faculty Service Award.
The honor is given to a full-time faculty member whose service has significantly advanced the mission of the College.
Fr. Gariepy, a 1970 graduate of Stonehill, returned to his alma mater to begin teaching in 1985 and was immediately appointed director of the program in the History and Philosophy of Science.In 1998, he received the Student Government Association Faculty Appreciation Award.
Throughout his tenure at Stonehill, Fr. Gariepy has served onnumerouscommittees, several of which he has also chaired. He has also played an integral role in Stonehill’s reaccreditation processes, chairing the NEASC Steering Committee and serving as the lead writer on the College’s five-year NEASC report that is due this summer.
Fr. Gariepy was received into the Congregation of Holy Cross on July 15, 1967, and made his first profession ofvows on July 16, 1968. He made his final vows on Feb. 10, 1973, and was ordained to the priesthood on April 20, 1974.
Read more about Fr. Gariepy’s award on Stonehill’s website.