Students Honor Scholars Faculty and Staff

College Park Scholars hosted the sixth annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Awards ceremony on April 29 in the Cambridge Community Center. Organized by the Student Advisory Board, this event honored five Scholars faculty and staff members.

All nominations were made by students during an open call, and awardees were selected by a committee of SAB members.

“The Juggler” Award: Jessica Krenek

ETE Explores Great Falls, Cleans Potomac River Watershed

Environment, Technology and Economy Scholars assisted with the 28th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup on April 16.

Twenty ETE Scholars joined the cleanup, the largest event of its kind, to help pick up trash on the trails while hiking along the Billy Goat Trail in Great Falls Park.

Life Sciences alumna and 2016 Fulbright Grant recipient Sarahann Yeh during her study abroad in Indonesia in 2013.

Life Sciences alumna and 2016 Fulbright Grant recipient Sarahann Yeh during her study abroad in Indonesia in 2013.

Life Sciences Alumna Awarded Fulbright Grant

With graduation only weeks away, senior biological sciences major Sarahann Yeh’s future looks even brighter since being awarded the 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Grant.

The Life Sciences alumna will use her award to teach English in Indonesia, assisting local English teachers.

Yeh said that Scholars gave her the springboard she needed to get involved on campus.

“Scholars enabled me to hit the ground running when I came to Maryland,” Yeh said.

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