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Jack Feinstein ’60

Aug 6, 2022 Updated: Aug 6, 2022 Obituaries, Technite Profiles Stephanie Bakirtzis Aug 13, 2022 8:13 am

The Brooklyn Tech community mourns the loss of Jack Feinstein ’60, a longtime member and Vice President of the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation Board of Directors, who passed away on August 4th at age 79.

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Eileen Cuhaj

May 1, 2022 Updated: May 1, 2022 Obituaries, Technite Profiles Stephanie Bakirtzis Aug 13, 2022 8:13 am

The Brooklyn Tech community deeply mourns the loss of Eileen Cuhaj, the Foundation’s office manager for 16 years and mother of two Technites. She passed away April 28th at age 89.

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Shaina Doherty ’01 Receives UFT’s CTE Award

Apr 15, 2022 Updated: Apr 15, 2022 Awards, News, Technite Profiles Stephanie Bakirtzis Aug 13, 2022 8:13 am

BTHS teacher and Alumni Foundation STEM Pathways mentor Ms. Shaina Doherty ’01 was honored with the United Federation of Teacher’s prestigious 2022 Career and Technical Education (CTE) award, presented April 14th.

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Penelope Kokkinides ’87

Jan 12, 2022 Updated: Jan 12, 2022 Titans of Tech aharris Aug 13, 2022 8:13 am

Penny was the first-ever female to receive the Titans of Tech Award. A lifelong New Yorker who has dedicated her career to the healthcare field, Ms. Kokkinides serves as Chief Administrative Officer at InnovaCare Health.

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Dr. Rukiya Jeffers Ware ‘96 Authors Bestseller

May 20, 2022 Updated: May 20, 2022 News, Technite Profiles, Technites in the News Stephanie Bakirtzis Aug 13, 2022 8:13 am

Dr. Rukiya Jeffers Ware ‘96 authors “Kia and the Magical Spikes.”

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Jeanine Basquiat Heriveaux ’85

Apr 11, 2022 Updated: Apr 11, 2022 News, Technite Profiles, Technites in the News Stephanie Bakirtzis Aug 13, 2022 8:13 am

Jeanine Basquiat Heriveaux ’85 was a Brooklyn Tech student when Jean-Michel Basquiat, her big brother, made it big in the art world. Now she and her sister, co-administrators of the Jean-Michel Basquiat Estate, are taking visitors inside a new exhibition of more than 200 rarely shown paintings, drawings, and objects from the family’s archives — to show the artist from a new perspective: his family’s.

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Recognition Awards

Recognition Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have achieved high levels of excellence in their career fields or academic area and have in some way given back to the community (either the Tech community or other aspects of society).

  • Anthony S. Bartolomeo , P.E. '70 - President and CEO, Pennoni Associates Inc. and Chairman of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, who has more than 30 years experience in environmental engineering
  • John di Domenico ’69– noted architect responsible for numerous high profile city projects
  • Kimberley “Kim” Coles '80 – American actress, comedian and author who has starred in an impressive catalogue of television shows, written a book and started a national empowerment program, G.I.F.T.S. where she uses comedy and inspiration to help people learn about their own unique qualities.
  • Ken Daly ’84 – President, National Grid
  • Arlene Isaacs ’76 –Senior Vice President at Moody’s Investors Service
  • Tanya Kennedy ’85 – Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department
  • Lionel Marks '49 - An accomplished attorney who was one of the founders of the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation and served as it legal counsel for over a decade
  • Sam Schwartz ’65– leading transportation engineer; NYC’s authority on urban infrastructure, traffic safety and transportation systems
  • George L. Van Amson ’70 –Managing Director in the Institutional Equity Division - Sales and Trading, Management, Morgan Stanley