Spring 2021 Awards & Scholarships
Recently, the PSIA Department Announced the Recipients of the Department Awards. Congratulations to the following students for receiving the following department awards!
|Highest GPA of a Graduating Senior, BS Political Science||Ashley Williams||3.55 GPA||Gainesville Campus|
|David Potter Award: Highest GPA of a Graduating Senior, BA International Affairs||Maria Bortolucci||4.0 GPA||Dahlonega Campus|
|Michael Reese Award: Highest GPA of a Graduating Senior, BS Political Science Pre-Law||Sara Johnson||3.63 GPA||Dahlonega Campus|
|Frank M. Smith Award: Highest GPA, BS Political Science||Brandon Weiss||3.75 GPA||Dahlonega Campus|
|Barry Friedman Legacy Award: Highest GPA, Masters of Public Affairs Graduate||Natassia Williams||3.9 GPA||UNG Online|
International Affairs major and Senior Honors Program student Maria Bortolucci was awarded the Dean Hyams Award. This award is given annually by the SGA to a senior who exemplifies outstanding leadership qualities and is named in honor of H. Michael Hyams, who served as Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students for 28 years.
Congratulations to the following students who have won scholarships for this school year!
|Philip Weed – Strategic and Security Studies||Benjamin A. Gilman|
|Bradley Booth – International Affairs, Europe||Benjamin A. Gilman|
|Michael Retzer – International Affairs, Middle East||Benjamin A. Gilman|
|Mia Simpson – International Affairs, Europe||Benjamin A. Gilman|
|Phillip Ly – Strategic and Security Studies||Boren Scholarship, Freeman-Asia Award|
|Devin Krass – Political Science, Pre-Law||Coast Guard Foundation|
|Dillon Gonzalez – Political Science, Pre-Law||Cox State Diplomacy Seminar|
|Kat Torres – Political Science, Pre-Law||Fulbright Semi-finalist; Pickering Alternate|
|JJ Gilleland – Master’s in International Affairs||Fulbright Semi-finalist|