This award recognizes excellence in academic performance as an undergraduate student who embodies the ideals expressed in Walden University’s core values and a commitment to serving humankind. Presented bi-annually (Summer and Winter Commencement) for Distinguished Scholarship, Service and Citizenship honoring a graduating undergraduate for excellence in scholarship.
Nominations open: October 2, 2020-October 25, 2020
Recipient announced: National Faculty Meeting
Nominees: Graduating Undergraduate Students
The Academic Performance award recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence by maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA and provided outstanding service over the duration of their time at Walden.
Eligibility for nomination is based on Walden’s core value of scholarship. Award recipients must be in good academic and disciplinary standing and demonstrate a balance of academic and co-curricular excellence. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is expected for award recipients.
Note: in total, there will be 6 winners: 5 college winners and 1 overall winner chosen from the 5 college winners. The 1 overall winner will be invited to the Board of Directors meeting for the presentation of the award.
Only faculty can nominate a student for this award.
Summer 2020: Shelly Elkington, College of Health Sciences
Winter 2020: Brian Campbell, College of Health Sciences
Summer 2019: Rachel Colletta, College of Health Sciences
Winter 2019: Carolyn Klug, College of Health Sciences
Summer 2018: Lourdes A. Rodriguez, Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership