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Graduate Commencement Awards

The Graduate Commencement Awards celebrate outstanding graduate students for their exceptional academic achievements at Saint Mary’s College.

 

School of Liberal Arts

Stella Santamaria

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing: Poetry

School of Liberal Arts Dean's Award

Given in recognition of academic excellence and engagement in the spirit of the Saint Mary’s College mission. The awards reflect positive demonstrations of academic accomplishment, service to the program or College, service to society, civic engagement, and/or scholarly or creative contributions that have made or are likely to make a positive impact on society.

Hailey Elise Yaffee

Master of Fine Arts in Dance: Creative Practice

School of Liberal Arts Dean's Award

Given in recognition of academic excellence and engagement in the spirit of the Saint Mary’s College mission. The awards reflect positive demonstrations of academic accomplishment, service to the program or College, service to society, civic engagement, and/or scholarly or creative contributions that have made or are likely to make a positive impact on society.

Kalmanovitz School of Education

Max Vincent Bidasha

Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies

Outstanding Student Award

Presented to a student whose academics reflect excellence and whose personal and professional contributions to the program or wider community exemplify the mission of the Kalmanovitz School of Education.

Kendra Renee Carr

Doctor of Education - Educational Leadership

Outstanding Doctoral Research

Presented to a student whose dissertation research reflects academic excellence and is deemed to have potential to advance the profession and/or positively impact the field of educational leadership.

Sofia Angelina Vita-Casquejo

Master of Arts in Counseling

Outstanding Master's Degree Project

Presented to a student whose culminating work reflects academic excellence and is deemed to have potential to advance and/or positively impact the profession or discipline.

School of Economics and Business Administration

Mariam Barbara Afzal

Master of Science in Accounting

Master of Science in Accounting Award

Awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the graduating Master of Science in Accounting Program.

Wafa Ibrahim Alfatesh

Master of Business Administration

Professional MBA Award

Awarded to the students who achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the graduating Master of Business Administration Professional MBA Program.

Alexandra Marie Choy

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Master of Science in Business Analytics Award

Awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program.

Priyadarshini De

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Master of Science in Business Analytics Award

Awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program.

Kathy Denning

Master of Business Administration

Global Executive MBA Award

Awarded to the students who achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the graduating Master of Business Administration Global Executive MBA Program.

Dhyan Gandhi

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Master of Science in Business Analytics Award

Awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program.

Kaly Minh-Nguyen Girot

Master of Business Administration

Executive MBA Award

Awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the graduating Master of Business Administration Executive MBA Program.

Mark Allen Grover

Master of Science in Finance

Master of Science in Finance Award

Awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the Master of Science in Finance Program.

David Kelly Manspeaker

Master of Business Administration

Professional MBA Award

Awarded to the students who achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the graduating Master of Business Administration Professional MBA Program.

Amber Ying Yao

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Master of Science in Business Analytics Award

Awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding scholastic record in the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program.