Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature, was recently honored by the governor of New York state, as well as the New York State Assembly.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a citation in recognition of Professor Sandro Sticca on Sept. 23, 2016, for Sticca’s devotion to educational progress in New York state. The citation praises Sticca’s 50-year teaching career at Binghamton University, his prolific writings, his fierce love for his Italian heritage and his countless awards and accolades, among many other significant accomplishments.
The Assembly of the State of New York approved a resolution in celebration of the lifetime achievement of Professor Sandro Sticca, signed by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo on Sept. 13, 2016. The proclamation honors Sticca for teaching French and comparative literature at Binghamton University for over 50 years, authoring more than 40 books, receiving five international awards and being the first person in North America to be invested into the Knights of Templar. It also recognizes his receipt of honorary degrees from both Utica College and Accademia Internazionale in Italy, his founding of three academic journals, his service to the University and the significant role he has played in celebrating local Italian-American history and culture.