AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND ACCOLADES:
Bethany Costello was the most recent Union scholar to be awarded a prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. She was amongst 42 college students chosen for a one-year grant to check independently exterior the U.S. In her time at Union, Costello was additionally named an Udall Scholar and obtained the Frank Bailey (1885) Prize, Union’s prime honor at its Prize Day ceremony.
Unglid Paul was honored with the opposite prime prize from Union – the Josephine Dagget Prize, awarded for a scholar’s conduct and character.
Marci Forti was named a Goldwater Scholar final 12 months. The excellence is the premiere undergraduate award for college students pursuing careers in arithmetic, pure sciences and engineering.
Sai Lyon Ho and Madison Holley had been named College Innovation Fellows, a extremely selective program designed to assist foster entrepreneurship and innovation amongst college students nationwide.
Crystal Flax obtained a Kathryn Wasserman Davis Tasks for Peace award to develop a brand new Empowering Entrepreneurship course at a college in Ghana.
College students obtained funding for his or her neighborhood service internships. These honored had been: Cristina Boudreau, Heart for Incapacity Companies, Albany, N.Y.; Juliette Carr, Ladies’s Well being Companies, Brighton, Mass.; Dakara Da’Costa, Joseph’s Home, Washington, D.C.; Komal Hombal, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Pasadena, Calif.; Grace Huebschmann, Spurwink Behavioral Well being, Portland, Maine; Elena Montoya, Metropolis Mission, Schenectady; Kaila Paguio, Assertion Junky, New York Metropolis; Amber Raisner, Connecticut Youngsters’s Hospital, Hartford, Conn.; Isabelle Riker, City of Glenville, N.Y.; and Adrianna Ryan, Abraham Home, Utica, N.Y.
A number of members of the Class of 2022 obtained Presidential Inexperienced Grants this 12 months. They had been: Eva Blashkevich, to conduct analysis to design and consider cleaner and extra environment friendly biomass cookstoves. Bethany Costello and Sophia Anderson, to encourage campus house composting by supplying 132 composting bins in 61 residences in Garnet Commons, Roger Hull Place, Seward Place and Park Place. Ethan Oswald, to replace a few of the rising beds to raised beds in Octopus’s Backyard, Union’s natural neighborhood backyard. Cam Ragland and Jodie Wright, to make use of microbial supply monitoring to uncover the attainable sources of the dangerous micro organism within the Hans Groot’s Kill, a stream that runs by way of Jackson’s Backyard and different components of campus earlier than feeding into the Mohawk River.