2019 Student and Alumni Awards | Macaulay Honors College


Student and Alumni News

Macaulay students are recognized for their contributions in a wide variety of fields.

Sana Batool ’18 (Lehman) has received one of the nation’s most prestigious academic honors, the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. She’ll head to Harvard Medical School this fall. MORE

Frances Raybaud ’19 (Queens) was awarded a 12 month, paid Newman’s Own Foundation fellowship. (Macaulay student have won these fellowships for the past 3 years.)

Marienela Heredia ’19 (John Jay) was named PRISM’s 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher.

Loretta Violante ’21 (City) is headed to Busan, Korea this summer on a Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. government. Then, next fall, she’ll study printmaking and sculpture on a Therese Ralston Connor Award from City College Art Department in Seoul. MORE

Jonathan Penuela ’19 (John Jay) was selected as an Urban Fellow in addition to having been selected as a fellow for the Princeton in Latin America program.

Aaron Fernando ’22, Amanda Zhu ’22 (both John Jay), Hamida Chumpa ’21 (Baruch) and Nibras Ahmed ’21 (Hunter) were selected as Jeannette K. Watson Fellows. MORE

Albert Connolly ’19 (City) received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award to Colombia. He is also a Goldberg/Revson Scholar. READ

Hamza Sadhra (Hunter), Alec Levine ’18 (Hunter), Sana Batool (Lehman), and Brianna Naizir ’18 (City) have all been selected as CUNY Jonas E. Salk scholars. They will recieve funds to support their pursuit of degrees in medicine or biomedical research.

Annmarie Gajdos ’20 (Baruch) was recognized by the NYC Mayor’s Office for her demonstrated commitment to volunteer service.

Reaz Rahman ’20 (City) has earned a $7,500 scholarship for excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York. MORE

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