Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History

Sauer, Anne

Branco, Jessica

Bennett, John

Crowley, Zachary

2000

Theresa McDermott Carzo Award,

The Theresa McDermott Carzo Award in honor of Theresa McDermott Carzo, a 1984 graduate of Tufts through the Resumed Education for Adult Learners (REAL) Program, is given to a student in the REAL Program who demonstrates a love of learning and the determination necessary to return to college to complete a degree despite obstacles.

Theresa McDermott Carzo has been a lifelong supporter of learning and the arts. The youngest of four children, she grew up outside Philadelphia with her Scottish-born parents. When she was six, her father died and her mother worked to support the family. Theresa spent many hours after school in the local library and art museum, developing a love for the arts as she passed the time each day until her mother returned home from work.

In 1950, she graduated from Notre Dame High School in Moylan, Pennsylvania, soon married (Rocco Carzo, the famed Tufts athletic director), and worked as a secretary, teacher, and volunteer. She raised four sons and one daughter while moving around the country to Delaware, California, and Massachusetts.

In 1984, she received a B.A. in art history from Tufts. The Theresa McDermott Carzo Award was established in her name by her husband and children, who were inspired by her determination and persistence in earning a degree, and to recognize others who have done the same.

Source: BTU[Arts and Sciences/Enginering]; 100H

 
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Dame, Lorin Low, 1838-1903
Dana, Charles A., 1881-1975
Dana Laboratory, 1963
Daniel Ounjian Prize in Economics,
Davies, Caroline Stodder, 1864-1939
Davies House, 1894
De Florez Prize in Human Engineering, 1964
de Pacheco, Kaye MacKinnon, ca. 1910-ca. 1985
Dean Hall, 1887-1963
Dean, Oliver, 1783-1871
Dearborn, Heman Allen, 1831-1897
Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, 1893
Department of Anesthesia, 1970
Department of Art and Art History, 1930
Department of Biochemistry, 1893
Department of Chemistry, 1882
Department of Community Health, 1930
Department of Dermatology, 1897
The Department of Economics, 1946
Department of Medicine, 1893
Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Department of Neurology, 1893
Department of Neuroscience, 1983
Department of Neurosurgery, 1951
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1893
Department of Ophthamology, 1893
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1906
Department of Otolaryngology, 1895
Department of Pathology, 1893
Department of Pediatrics, 1930
Department of Pharmacology, 1915
Department of Physics and Astronomy, 1854
Department of Physiology, 1893
Department of Psychiatry, 1928
Department of Radiation Oncology, 1968
Department of Radiology, 1915
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, 1955
Department of Surgery, 1893
Department of Urban and Environmental Policy, 1973
Department of Urology, 1910
Dental Health Sciences Building, 1969
Dewick, Cora Alma (Polk), 1875-1977
Dewick/MacPhie Dining Hall, 1959
Dickson Professorship of English and American History, 1913
Dirlam, Arland A., 1905-1979
Dog Cart, 1900
Dolbear, Amos Emerson, 1837-1910
Donald A. Cowdery Memorial Scholarship, 1946
Dr. Benjamin Andrews Professorship of Surgery, 1987
Dr. Philip E. A. Sheridan Prize, 1977
The Drug Bust, 1970
Dudley, Henry Watson, 1831-1906
Dugger, Edward Jr., 1919-75
Durkee, Frank W., 1861-1939
Durkee, Henrietta Noble Brown, 1871-1946
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