He has been the recipient of special honors. In 1996 he was invited by New York University to deliver a lecture to the Faculty of the School of Continuing Education called "New Yorks habits for a Radically Changing World!".
in the spring of 1998 he was chosen in "Profiles of Success: An evening with Roger Kuperways" in celebration of the 'Man of the Year" by New York University for teaching and lifetime achievements
In 2004 he represented NYU at the "Pathways to Beauty and Well-Being" conference in New York's Javits Center where he gave three lectures, which attracted over 1600 attendees.