- Alf Ward, professor emeritus of fine arts, and David Wohl, dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, presented the award to the couple at the end of the evening’s festivities.
- Another recipient, Collins, a member of the Class of 1981 and 1984, revealed that she has such a tremendous respect for Winthrop and her professors that she returns to campus for the first reading of any script.
Winthrop University, "Retiring President DiGiorgio and First Lady Honored at April 12 Arts Ceremony" (2013). Winthrop News 2013. 89.