On April 16th, 2014 Anthony Mariani was awarded the ITE Dr. L.J. Pignataro Transportation Engineering Education Award. Anthony was selected out of 6 candidates from colleges around the New York/Philadelphia Metropolitan area. The purpose of this award is to honor the memory of one of Transportation Engineering’s finest teachers and to recognize and inspire the profession’s future leaders. Anthony was selected for his leadership and commitment to transportation engineering, a founding member of the ITE student at The College of New Jersey, and for his potential in the industry and in ITE upon graduation. He was awarded $1000 as well as a plaque.