Honors Day recipient

College-Wide Awards

Asa G. Hilliard III Memorial Scholarship

Given to a graduate student in recognition of leadership, scholarship and activities in urban education settings that have improved – and demonstrate promise to continue improving – the educational context and/or student development and learning in these settings. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Clarice Thomas

College of Education & Human Development Scholarship

Given to students for outstanding accomplishments in the College of Education & Human Development. The recipients will receive $750 and $1,000 scholarships, respectively.

Ashley Burdette
Huaqing Liang

College of Education & Human Development Alumni Scholarship

Presented to students enrolled in a graduate program who demonstrate a pattern of scholarship and commitment of service to the university, community and profession. Each recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Elizabeth Jeffers
Christen Peeper McDonald

Felicia and Rodney Mayfield Scholarship

Established by Felicia and Rodney Mayfield, this $1,000 scholarship is given to a deserving undergraduate student.

Briana Pinnock

Hayden-Waltz Doctoral Dissertation Award

Established by College of Education & Human Development alumni Dr. Melvin Hayden and Dr. Lucy Welzant Hayden to honor their parents, Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Waldo Hayden, Sr. and Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Millart Waltz. Presented to a doctoral student or graduate whose dissertation exhibits originality, clarity and effectiveness in the presentation of ideas, quality writing and contributes to the future scholarly productivity of his or her field. The recipient will receive a $1,000 award.

Stephanie Beane
Dissertation Title: Evaluation of Health Care Service Delivery in a Ryan White Program Funded HIV Clinic: A Bayesian Mixed Method Case Study

Kay Chester Scholarship for Teachers in Training

Awarded to help support women pursuing a degree in teacher preparation and who have the challenge of raising a family while furthering their education. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Santrecheel Graham

Ron Colarusso Outstanding Urban Education Dissertation Award

Established by Dr. Ron Colarusso, former dean of the college, to recognize a doctoral student with an extraordinary dissertation prospectus in the area of urban education. The recipient will receive a $1,000 award.

Aubrey Brammar Southall
Dissertation Prospectus Title: A Study on the Impact of Culturally Relevant Biography on Social Studies Instruction

Outstanding B.I.S. in Human Learning and Development Student Award

Given to an undergraduate student of academic distinction who shows potential through research, community involvement and leadership by making significant contributions within the fields of human learning and development.

Andrea Kunze