Thursday, May 12, 2016

SAIS Graduation Ceremony Awards 2016

Each year, the Office of Student Life recognizes one faculty member and four students for their distinguished service and outstanding academic achievement. With Commencement Day being one week from today, we wanted to provide a quick overview of the  awards for those who may be unfamiliar:

Cory Bullock, 2015 William C. Foster Award recipient
The Max M. Fisher Prize
The Max M. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 2007 by the family of Max Fisher as a tribute to his life and his abiding interest in international affairs. The Max M. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Teaching is presented at commencement each year to one professor selected by the students of SAIS.

2016 Recipient:
Mark White

William C. Foster Award
This award is given annually during Commencement to a graduating student for sound scholarship and a record of leadership and distinguished service to SAIS that is exemplary of the qualities of integrity, loyalty and ability admired by Mr. Foster.

2016 Recipients:
Lorena Americano Valente
Sheimaliz Glover

Chrisitian A Herter Award
This award goes to a member of the second-year class with the most outstanding academic record during the first three semesters. It goes to the graduating MA student(s) with the highest cumulative GPAs going into the spring term.

2016 Recipients:
Elizabeth Knowles Parker-Magyar
Jenna H. Spinks

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