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COSSPP Students Inducted in Garnet & Gold Society

April 30, 2018

Thirty-three students with at least one major in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy were among the record-setting 289 new inductees into FSU's prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this spring. Over the course of all three semesters for the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 53 students from the college among the 376 students inducted.

Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service.

“We are proud to welcome this new group of inductees to the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society,” said Amy Hecht, vice president for Student Affairs. “They are a wonderful representation of the university, and we are pleased to give them recognition for their involvement bettering the campus and community.”

To become an inductee of the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society, students must meet the engagement area criteria and submit a synthesis reflection project in their final semester before graduation. Participants are recognized during graduation and receive a designation on their official university transcript, both of which make the students more marketable to potential employers or graduate programs.

The students were inducted into the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society during a special ceremony, April 26. The COSSPP inductees are:

Alexandra Taggart, music and international affairs
Mariapia Rueda, media communication studies and international affairs
Brianna Holness, criminal justice and sociology
Stephanie Urbina, international affairs
Margaret Denning, psychology and sociology
Margaret May, international affairs and studio art
Mary Meade, international affairs
Kahla Haber-Brown, media communication studies and social science
Lauren DiCesare, environment and society
Kristina Hopf, international affairs and history
Lauren Pentrack, international affairs and political science
Sabrina Abboud, international affairs and Middle Eastern studies
Savanna Deiser, social science and education and history
Andrea Martin, criminology and political science
Zachary Shuman, political science
Rebecca Soloway, social science
Haley Cruzado, history and international affairs
Matthew Rabinowitz, political science
Brianna Milford, political science and editing, writing and media
Carly Gillingham, international affairs and political science
Christine Catania, economics and international affairs
Eleanor Clark, international affairs and creative writing
Taylor Bardecki, international affairs and Russian
Allison Lindfors, media communication studies and international affairs
Hannah Forkell, international affairs and political science
Adam Corson, economics and media communication studies
Christopher Elkington, political science and cyber criminology
Da’Vonna Tucker, sociology
Leah Burkett, international affairs and political science
Matthew Barroner, political science
Emilie Easton, criminology and international affairs
Tiana Montague, international affairs
Geranise Dorce, psychology and African-American studies

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