Congratulations to Syracuse University faculty, staff and students on receiving 2020 One University Awards, honoring scholarship, teaching, academic achievement, leadership and service. A number of LaunchPad members are award recipients, and we could not be more proud of them.
Among the award winners are:
Chancellor’s Citation Awards
Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Student Research Undergraduate Awards
- Matthew Ambalavanar ’20, a biology major in the College of Arts and Sciences
- Naiya Campbell ’20, a communication and rhetorical studies major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts
- Tatiana Hernandez-Mitchell ’20, a psychology and forensic science major in the College of Arts and Sciences
- Megan Hu ’20, a marketing management major in the Whitman School of Management
- Julia Riley ’20, a biochemistry and neuroscience major in the College of Arts and Sciences
Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Student Research Graduate Awards
- Adrienne Atterberry, a doctoral student in sociology in the Maxwell School
- Emily Judd G’20, a graduate student majoring in Earth sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences
Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to the Student Experience and University Initiatives
- Rebecca Kelly, assistant professor of communications design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (faculty)
- Kalpana Srinivas, interim executive director for student success in the Division of Enrollment and the Student Experience (staff)
Chancellor’s Citation for Faculty Excellence and Scholarly Distinction
- Robert Doyle, professor of chemistry and Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences
Chancellor’s Citation Lifetime Achievement Award
- Charles T. Driscoll Jr., University Professor of environmental systems engineering, College of Engineering and Computer Science
Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship Undergraduate Award
- Brianna Howard ’20, a public health major in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship Undergraduate Graduate Award
- Breanna LeCompte, a graduate student majoring in higher education in the School of Education
- Amanda Bäckebo ’20, a communications and rhetorical studies major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and a member of the women’s ice hockey team
- Jamie Trimboli ’20, a biology major in the College of Arts and Sciences and a member of the men’s lacrosse team
University Scholar is the highest form of academic recognition Syracuse University bestows on an academically outstanding graduating senior in a baccalaureate degree program. This year’s University Scholars are Alexander Aguirre, Nicholas Barba, Adam Bayer, Margaret Garber, Lara Hicks, Natasha Liston-Beck, Bethany Murphy, Serena Omo-Lamai, Natalia Rice, Nicole Stallings-Blanche, Morgan Trau and Tyler Youngman.
Remembrance Scholars and Lockerbie Scholars
The Remembrance Scholarships were founded as a tribute to, and means of remembering, the 35 students who were killed in the December 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of distinguished academic work, citizenship and service to community. Current Remembrance Scholars are: Hassina Adams, Adam Bayer, Mamoudou Camara, Gabrielle Caracciolo, Sarah Crawford, Lauren Crimmins, Michael DiNardo, Charlene Fowajuh, Erin Gavle, Julia Gregoire, Cleo Hamilton, Ahlam Islam, Taylor Krzeminski, Rachel Lange, Joann Li, Marshall Lipsey, Sabrina Maggiore, Alizée McLorg, Bethany Murphy, Molly Murphy, Hanna Nichols, Francesca Ortega, Anna Poe, Daniel Preciado, Alex Rouhandeh, Sally Rubin, Ghufran Salih, Gaelyn Smith, Izmailia Sougoufara, Morgan Trau, Hanz Lionel Valbuena, Mary Kate Washburn, Allison Westbrook, Azarius Williams and Tyler Youngman. Each year two students from Lockerbie, Scotland, are selected to study in Syracuse for one year. To our communities, these students represent the 11 people who died in Lockerbie in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 and our commitment to Remembrance. The 2019-20 Lockerbie Scholars are Brodi Chambers and Rowan Chisholm.
Senior Class Marshals
The Senior Class Marshals are distinguished individuals who exemplify the spirit of the senior class, exhibit excellent critical-thinking skills, and have excelled during their time at Syracuse. This year’s Senior Class Marshals are Serena Omo-Lamai and Kyle Rosenblum.
School and College Marshals
Marshals for each of the University’s schools and colleges are selected for their distinguished achievement in scholarship, academic honors, student organization involvement, leadership and collegiality, as well as campus and community engagement and service.
School and College Marshals:
- College of Arts and Sciences, Matthew Ambalavanar, Paige Bernecker and Jessica Holman
- College of Engineering and Computer Science, Courtney Davis and Isabela Ramirez Velez
- College of Law, Omar Mosqueda
- College of Visual and Performing Arts, Michael Fernandes and Katherine Skafidas
- David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, Rachel Brennan and Tess Harper
- Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Lauren Sutkus
- S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Madeleine Davison and Sam Rothman
- School of Architecture, Anthony Bruno and Natasha Liston-Beck
- School of Education, Kylie Walter and Isabel Reedy
- School of Information Studies, Adam Bayer and Ghufran Salih
- The Graduate School, Shaundel Sanchez
- University College, Katherine O. Veley
- Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Nicholas Barba and Warren Johnson
A complete list of all 2020 One University Award winners, including faculty teaching and service awards, is here.