The 2012 Lehman College Awards Dinner was held on October 25 at the New York Botanical Garden and was another great success. The evening was devoted to “Visions of the Future” and spotlighted the College’s long-term goals. Watch this video and experience the event.
Over the course of the evening, Lehman College President Ricardo R. Fernández honored a number of guests, including: Peter M. Meyer, president of TD Bank’s New York operations, who won a Corporate Leadership Award; Anil Nayyar, president of Nayyarsons Corporation, which operates the cafeteria, received a Community Leadership Award, as did John Ulrich, the recording secretary and director of organizing and education for the Teamsters Union, Local 812.
President Fernández gave the Alumni Achievement Award to Michael S. Fassler (B.A., ’74), president and CEO of CenterLight Health System, a Bronx-based healthcare facility, and his wife, Phyllis K. Fassler (B.A., ’76).
Myrna M. Rivera, a Lehman alumna and founder and board chair of Consultiva Internacional, Inc., who was elected chair of the Lehman College Foundation’s board of directors earlier this year, attended the event and congratulated the honorees.
The host of the annual event was Pei-Size Cheng, an Emmy Award-winning reporter for WNBC-TV. All funds raised by the dinner will benefit the College’s various student scholarship programs.