On the occasion of the launching in Los Angeles of a Civility Project inspired by Dr. Forni’s work, the Mayor and the Los Angeles City Council declared May 13, 2009 “Los Angeles Civility Day.”
IMMIE Bravo Award. The Image Makers Merit of Industry Excellence conferred by AICI the Association of Image Consultants International, 2009
International Association of Protocol Consultants Outstanding Achievement Award, 2006Excellence in Teaching Award, nominated, JHU, 2005
Millennium Speakers Bureau, Maryland Humanities Council and Maryland Commission for Celebration 2000.
Certificate of Appreciation, Cecil County Health Department, Maryland 1998.
School of Continuing Studies and JHU Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award for 1998.
Kenan Grant for Undergraduate Teaching. JHU, 1994.
Outstanding Faculty Award (for undergraduate teaching). JHU, 1993.