Ph.D. - Purdue University
James S. Pula
Honors and Awards
2011 … Rudewicz Medal for “Distinguished Service to Polonia”
2011 … Polonica Technica Award for “Outstanding Accomplishments”
2008 … Fellow, University Continuing Education Association.
2003 ... Honorary Member, Board of Directors, Friends of Kościuszko at West Point.
2003 … “Award for Excellence” in credit program development from University Continuing Education Association, for graduate program titled “Apprenticeship Teacher Certification Program.”
2000 … “Award for Excellence” in credit program development from University Continuing Education Association, for online graduate program titled “Economic Crime Management.”
2000 … Distinguished Service Award, Polish American Historical Association.
2000 … Honorary Member, Iron Brigade Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1999 … Gambrinus Prize in History for The Sigel Regiment: A History of the 26th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1865, Milwaukee County Historical Society.
1999 … Michael Dziedzic Award for contributions to Polonia, Kopernik Memorial Association.
1998 ... Distinguished Service Award, American Council for Polish Culture.
1997 ... Award from the Educational Opportunity Center/College Board for contributions and support of outreach education in Washington, D.C.
1997 ... Award from the Community Preservation and Development Corporation for promoting education among low income residents of Washington, D.C.
1996 ... Oskar Halecki Prize presented by the Polish American Historical Association for Polish Americans: A Community History, the most outstanding book published on Polish American history and culture during the previous two years. The only two-time recipient in the history of the award.
1995 ... Award for “outstanding contributions” from Adelante, Inc., a Latino community service agency in Washington, D.C.
1991 ... Oskar Halecki Prize, presented by the Polish American Historical Association for United We Stand: The Role of Polish Workers in the New York Mills Textile Strikes of 1912 and 1916, the most outstanding book published on Polish American history and culture during the previous two years.
1988 ... Mieczysław Haiman Award, presented by the Polish AmericanHistorical Association for outstanding achievement in historical research and publication on the Polish experience in America.
1987 ... Award for “outstanding service” from the Buffalo (NY) Polish Arts Club.
1986 ... Award for outstanding service to Region II, National University Continuing Education Association.
1985 ... National award for outstanding service to professional education from the National University Continuing Education Association.
1985 ... Award for outstanding service to the Rochester area business community from the Rochester Computer Education Consortium.
1984 ... Award for outstanding service from the Rochester Sesquicentennial Committee.
1983 ... Award for excellence in educational programming for the development of a certificate program in gerontology, Region II, NUCEA.
1982 ... National award for innovative programming between business and academe, Division of Business, Industry and Labor, NUCEA.
1981 ... Award for excellence in non-credit business programming, Region II, NUCEA.
1977 ... Publication award, University of Maryland University College.
1976 ... Publication award, University of Maryland University College.
1974 ... Doctoral dissertation award, The Kosciuszko Foundation, New York City.
1973 ... Dr. Stanisław Chyliński Fellowship (The Kosciuszko Foundation).
1972 ... Phi Alpha Theta national history honorary.
1971 ... Amicus Poloniae award for historical research from the government of the Polish government.