The Peter Cooper Public Service Award is presented annually to a graduate of The Cooper Union who best exemplifies Peter Cooper’s life of service to the public. This award was established in 2014.

2024 Shigeru Ban AR’84
2024 Dean Maltz AR’84
2023 John Peter Cerone Eng’95
2022 Kerri Ann Kelly CE’96
2021 Jennifer Fenton Weishaupt ChE’95
2020 Marina Gutierrez A’81
2019 Lyn Pentecost A’70
2018 Joanna Sherman A ’69
2017 Agustin (Tim) Maldonado AR’66  
2016 Richard Wayne Gnagney CE ’70 Rich Gnagey thumbnail
2015 Gloria Simoneaux, A ’74  Gloria Simoneaux 4
2014 Patricia Buckley Moss, A ’55  Pat Buckley Moss