- The Grier Professorship is awarded every four years to an excellent classroom teacher who is highly imaginative, dependable and in command of his or her discipline.
- Roger D. Weikle, dean of the College of Business Administration, said Pantuosco is a great teacher, prolific scholar and a willing servant to the university.
Winthrop University, "Economics Professor Selected as Grier Professor for His Teaching and Research" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 172.