The iSchool Alumni Awards recognizes members of the Syracuse University iSchool community and showcases their contributions and talents. Awards will be given in five categories, and each awardee will speak about their iSchool experience. This event is part of Orange Central, Syracuse University's Reunion and Homecoming Weekend.
Alumni can register for this event within the Orange Central registration: Register online
This year, the following alumni will be recognized:
Alyssa (Henry) Gonzalez ’10, G’12
Bridge to Success Alumni Award
Alyssa (Henry) Gonzalez is a senior director of workplace engineering for CBS Corporation, where she manages a team that develops products to improve collaboration and enhance the experience of CBS employees. Alyssa started her career at CBS in 2012, where she has served as a social media strategist, a product manager, and the director of user experience.
Scott Faller ’03
Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Scott Faller is a senior customer engagement manager for ServiceNow, a provider of cloud-based enterprise IT software. Scott began his career in GE’s renowned two-year Information Management Leadership Program. Now, Scott manages all aspects of successful implementations of the ServiceNow platform and serves several Fortune 1000 companies.
Beverly Williams G’11
Beverly Ann Williams is deeply committed to establishing high standards of information service in Trinidad and Tobago. She serves as the director within the Public Libraries Division at the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS) and president of the Library Association of Trinidad and Tobago for the 2019-2021 term.
Rob Harris ’77, G’79
Impact of the Year Award
Rob Harris is the chairman, founder and global strategist of Pacific Market International, a global brand marketing and product innovation company. He’s regarded as an expert in creating long-term shareholder value, principles over profit, and sustainable business practices. He established the Rob Harris Fund for Student Immersion Experiences to offset program expenses and student costs for domestic immersion experiences
Mike Eisenberg G’81, G’86
Mike Eisenberg is an educator, scholar, advocate, and mentor whose personal motto is, “Make It Better!” He is known for ground-breaking work in the information field, such as creating innovative educational information services programs and founding the University of Washington’s iSchool. He is regarded as one of the five founders of the information school movement, and was first to call his school the term that now defines us all: iSchool.