Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life

 

 

The Division of Student Affairs in partnership
with Adele H. Stamp Student Union & Omicron Delta Kappa
present

OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

The Outstanding Graduate Student Distinguished Service Award celebrates graduate students who have made significant contributions to the University community in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement and service. This is among the most prestigious awards bestowed upon student leaders at the University of Maryland.

 

Candidates for this award will be judged using the following award criteria:

  • Service to their department, the campus and broader community
  • Involvement in campus organizations, issues and activities
  • Demonstrated leadership in departmental or campus graduate student issues
  • Good scholarship, as reflected in research, publication, presentations and professional contributions.

 

MESSAGE FROM DR. MARSHA GUENZLER-STEVENS, DIRECTOR OF THE ADELE H. STAMP STUDENT UNION

 

 


 

  FINALISTS FOR
OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

We are honored to present the finalists of the Outstanding Graduate Student Distinguished Service Award who represent the best and brightest of the graduate student campus community. We celebrate each and every one of these exceptional individuals and their accomplishments.

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NICOLE CATANZARITE  |  MICHAEL GOODMAN |  JESUS RAMOS MIRAMONTESANNIE RAPPEPORT   |  AMY STEELE 


 

 

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NICOLE CATANZARITE

Neuroscience and Cognitive Science

 

Nicole Catanzarite is a doctoral student in the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS) program. She came to UMD from her hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania to research higher-level cognitive processes. The interdisciplinary nature of NACS has facilitated Nicole’s ability to serve in multiple capacities across campus and the greater DC area.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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MICHAEL GOODMAN

Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education Policy

 

 

Michael Goodman is a graduating Ph.D. candidate studying higher education, student affairs, and international education policy. He has worked in the Undergraduate Legal Aid Office, Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life, taught in the leadership studies minor program, and served as GSG President. Michael is originally from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and currently lives in Washington, D.C.

 

 

 


 

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JESUS RAMOS MIRAMONTES

Student Affairs

 

 

Jesus Ramos Miramontes was born in Chihuahua City, Chihuahua. He moved with his family to Colorado when he was 3. He earned his B.A. in Integrative Physiology from the University of Colorado Boulder. Currently, he is earning his M. Ed. in Student Affairs. Undocumented student experiences and institutional supports has been his main research interest since coming to UMD.

 

 

 


 

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RECIPIENT - ANNIE RAPPEPORT

International Education and Policy

 

 

 

Annie Rappeport originally from Tucson, Arizona is a Ph.D. candidate in the International Education and Policy program. She lives a life dedicated to local and international service. Currently serving her second term as GSG President, Annie advocates for the 10,500+ graduate students at UMD at the institutional, state and federal level. Annie's Ph.D. work strives to advance peace-building as an international endeavor and public good. 

 

 

 


 

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AMY STEELE

Astronomy

 

Amy Steele is a first-generation American from Orlando, Florida, the first in her family to seek an advanced degree, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Astronomy. Amy has been an active presence in the astronomy department, serving on numerous committees and as the Team Lead for GRADMAP for two years.