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Many Honors Students Receive Presidential Leadership Awards
Congratulations to all these honors students. Good for you!
The Distinguished Scholar-Leader Award recognizes and honors one graduating senior who best exemplifies the scholar-leader-service ideal by demonstrating academic excellence, effective leadership in the University community, and a commitment to serving others.
The Ada Craig Walker Award is given to a graduating senior woman who “in judgment of the faculty best typifies the ideals of the University.”
The Outstanding Senior Award recognizes seniors who have contributed greatly to the University during the course of their undergraduate careers. This award is among the highest conferred upon undergraduates.
The Great Dane Award is given to a student who has demonstrated leadership in several co-curricular activities or significant leadership in one such activity.
The Academic Leadership Award recognizes student leadership in academic settings such as the classroom, the research laboratories and other research settings, and internship sites.
The Chapel House Award is given to an individual whose record of accomplishments reflects significant contributions to Chapel House and the University.
The Athletes Leadership Award recognizes athletes who participate in Division 1 sports, intramurals, or club sports whose leadership has transcended their sport.
The University Governance Leadership Award recognizes students who have provided important leadership to the campus by taking an active role in student government.
Great Dane Ambassadors Award recognizes students who have demonstrated leadership in their study abroad experiences: succeeding academically, making many new friends, and serving as a good ambassador for UAlbany and the United States.
Three Honors Students Receive the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence
Three of the ten students from UAlbany who recently received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence are graduating seniors in The Honors College. Congratulations to: Lauren Bailey (Political Science major)
Meghan Nyman (Public Administration major)
Jenn Pollard (Human Biology major)
Congratulations to Our New Honors Students
Thirty-three UAlbany first-year students were recently welcomed to The Honors College at a reception hosted by current first-year honors students. The new honors students are: Roi Ankawa, Brittany Bourne, Michael Brewster, Mare Cohen, Celia D'Agostino, Gennaro Delli Carpini, Alex DePalma, Trista Dockstader, Martin Gorrie, Ashley Gush, Hai Man He, Merel Hermans, Young Sun Kim, Joohyon Lee, Hui Lin, Ashely Milosevic, Jiang Nam, Tyanni Niles, Tyler Paladino, Ge Qu, Hyannah Qualey, Jeffrey Rosenheck, Alexandria Sarenski, Kristen Seaman, Da Zhi Su, Zubair Syed, Patrick Tine, Kidane Tweolde, Ferdinand Valentin, Neil Waffenschmidt, Aisha Abdul Wahab, David Yang, and Peter Zambetti.
Honors students are involved in clubs, sports, honors societies, and groups across campus.
Each semester, honors students in these organizations come to The Honors College to encourage other honors students to join them.