2016-17 General Bulletin

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Graduate Student Leadership Awards

 

All Weatherhead graduate students, faculty and staff may nominate graduating students for the student awards. Finalists are chosen from among the nominees and recipients are elected by graduating students.

The Rita Kicher Award is presented to a graduating part-time student at Weatherhead. The award recipient is recognized as an outstanding colleague in Cleveland’s professional community by his or her peers and supervisors, is an active member of community nonprofit organizations, contributes to one or more professional societies or organizations, demonstrates leadership qualities and promotes Weatherhead in a positive way.

The Scott S. Cowen Student Leadership Award is presented to a Weatherhead graduate student who serves as a leader and role model for all students. The recipient promotes the Weatherhead image in a positive way, contributes to the total community and stimulates the classroom experience.

The Student Life Award is presented to a Weatherhead graduate student who actively participates in and supports Weatherhead student activities and events; encourages and supports student participation in student life activities; and creates, revitalizes or provides added value to Weatherhead student organizations, activities or programs.

The Theodore M. Alfred Distinguished Service Award is presented to a Weatherhead graduate student who participates in community service inside and outside of Weatherhead, brings community service opportunities to Weatherhead and promotes external service opportunities. 

Awards presented independent of nominations are:

  • The Dean's Academic Achievement Award to those students attaining the highest GPA in their respective degrees.

  • Beta Gamma Sigma - Master's students graduating in the spring who are in the top 20 percent of their graduating class (summer, fall and spring graduates) are invited to join in the semester they complete their program. Master's students graduating in the summer and fall who are in the top 20 percent of their graduating class (summer, fall and spring graduates) are invited to join in the spring semester following completion of their program. Doctoral students graduating in the spring are invited to join in the semester they complete their program. Doctoral students graduating in the summer and fall are invited to join in the spring semester following completion of their program.