Congratulations to this year's senior recipients! The end of the academic year means special awards and presentations for departments and academic schools.
On Sunday, May 9, Concordia University Ann Arbor celebrated the graduation of nearly 150 undergraduate and graduate candidates.
Below are links and resources from CUAA’s spring ceremonies in case you missed it:
- Commencement program and list of names
- Graduation feature stories
- Photo album on Facebook
- Commencement recording
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Concordia University Ann Arbor is pleased to recognize academic excellence among its students. Each academic year (once in either December or May), a graduating student is chosen from Concordia’s academic department for their excellence in their chosen field of study. The students are recognized at the baccalaureate service preceding commencement exercises. This semester’s awardees include:
Paige Johnson | Natural Sciences
Lauren Drinane | Sport and Entertainment Business
Abigail Bentz | Elementary Education
Kalera Rahn | Secondary Education
Amy Miles | Fine Arts: Music
Micah Biermann | Computer Science
Jacob Culp | Social Sciences
Ruth Belli | English
HAAB SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Each academic year, the Haab School of Business presents awards to seniors who were leaders in ability, performance, commitment, participation, strong character, interpersonal skills, attitude, and more. Congratulations to this year’s Haab School of Business awardees!
James Olson | Student of The Year Award
Adam Thiel | Wall Street Journal Award
Miles Riddell | American Bicentennial Award in Business Administration
Peter Morrison | Servant Leadership Award
Hailey McCourt | Servant Leadership Award
Lauren Drinane | Excellence in Achievement for Sport Entertainment Business
Devin Wolever | Excellence in Achievement for Sport Entertainment Business
Ashley Spiegelberg | Excellence in Achievement for Hospitality Event Management
Courtney Evans | Excellence in Achievement for Hospitality Event Management
Hannah Huhn | Justice with Honor Award
Leah Maassel | Justice and Public Policy Servant Leadership Award
RONALD AND MARVEL JONES SCHOOL OF NURSING
Each semester, the Concordia University Ann Arbor Ronald and Marvel Jones School of Nursing celebrates a Pinning Ceremony for the graduating cohort. On Saturday, May 8, the nursing department honored the Gamma Class, the sixth cohort to graduate from CUAA’s bachelor of science in nursing program.
Concordia’s nursing faculty and staff nominate students from the graduating cohort who best represent the core values of the nursing program: service, excellence, compassion, and integrity. An additional award, the Nightingale Award, was created as a tribute to Florence Nightingale who embodied nursing as her life’s vocation.
Rachel Johnstone | Compassion Award
Jakara Ventour | Service Award
Ryan Fish | Integrity Award
Samantha Golchuk | Excellence Award
Sophia Bell | The Nightingale Award
— Rachel (Ferry) Thoms is manager of campus communications for Concordia University Ann Arbor. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-995-7403.
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