Dr. Ivany Receives Prestigious Award from Hungarian Government
Hungarian Ambassador Balázs Bokor presented University of St. Thomas President Dr. Robert Ivany with the prestigious award of the Officer’s Cross, Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary on Oct. 5 at a luncheon on the UST campus. Ivany and his parents immigrated to the United States from post-war Hungary in 1949. The award recognizes Ivany’s outstanding contributions to the advancement of academic and military collaboration between the United States and Hungary.
Photo shown from left to right: Hungarian Ambassador Bokor, Ivany’s mother, Eva Ivany, his wife, Marianne Ivany and Dr. Robert Ivany.
Mental Health America Honors of Greater Houston Gala Honors Ivanys
Marianne and Dr. Robert Ivany were honored for their service to the nation and the Houston community with the prestigious Ima Hogg Award at the Mental Health America of Greater Houston’s annual Treasures of Texas Gala: A Salute the Military. The event also recognized the contributions of our nation’s Armed Forces and the importance of their mental wellness. Gala chairs Julie B. Crosswell and Emily Burguières Dalicandro reported that local corporations, philanthropists and individuals contributed $380,000 for community mental health education and advocacy programs at Mental Health America.