The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation mourns the loss of Kristine Pierce-Brassie

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | It is with profound sadness that we share the news of the loss of one of our first Award winners. Kristine Pierce-Brassie passed away last week after a battle with cancer. Her career at RIT was interrupted for nearly a year when she was diagnosed with Hodgkins disease in 1997. She underwent six months of […] | more

Inspired by his mom’s recovery from a stroke, Fredonia’s Luke Rivera uses his platform to raise money

By Matthew Semisch | Organizing an annual fundraising event over the last three years has been right up Fredonia senior and business management major Luke Rivera’s alley. Honoring his mother keeps him driven. Fredonia’s Stroke Awareness Game event has grown in profile each year, with almost $30,000 being raised for the Gates Vascular Institute of the Kaleida Health Facility […] | more

For Wisconsin’s Jake Bunz, helping Haitian orphanage becomes a passion

By Benjamin Worgull | Jake Bunz would welcome the opportunity to lead a symposium for all incoming student-athletes at the collegiate level. He would do so for all those who come in with dreams of being the team’s leading scorer, winning championships or garnering a professional contract, and let them know that failure to accomplish those goals don’t define […] | more

Norwich’s Cam Beecy wholly committed to helping others

By Tim Costello | For Norwich senior defenseman Cam Beecy, being named as a Hockey Humanitarian Award finalist is just surreal. But that is the kind of response one might expect from an Air Force ROTC college student who will graduate in May and begin his training as a military nurse in the Sacramento, California, area at Travis Air […] | more

Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation Announces Five Finalists for 2019

By Pete Souris | The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation today announced the five finalists for the 2019 Hockey Humanitarian Award, presented annually to college hockey’s “finest citizen” for leadership in community service. Cam Beecy (Stowe, Vt.), Senior, Defense, Norwich University Beecy has embodied the epitome of the NCAA student-athlete during his four years as an Air Force ROTC scholarship […] | more

Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation Announces 2019 Nominees

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | Minneapolis, Minn. — The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation today announced 17 nominees for the 2019 Hockey Humanitarian Award. The award is presented annually to college hockey’s finest citizen — a student-athlete who makes significant contributions not only to his or her team but also to the community-at-large through leadership in volunteerism. The following are this […] | more

Goalie-Turned-Air Force Officer Among NCAA Top 30 Women of the Year Honorees

By Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) | Credit: Thomas Balfour, Uniformed Services University Newswise — Bethesda, MD – Air Force 2nd Lt. Sidney Peters, the four-time Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Academic All-Big Ten honoree, and 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award recipient, has been named as one of the NCAA’s Top 30 Woman of the Year honorees for her “demonstrated […] | more

Minnesota hockey goaltender Sidney Peters honored for her tireless assists

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | Julian Larrea had been paired with Sidney Peters for a few weeks as a University of Minnesota volunteer emergency medical technician before Peters mentioned that she was a goaltender on the Gophers women’s hockey team. It came up only because Larrea asked about her other interests. When Peters was nominated for the Hockey Humanitarian Award, […] | more