Given During Commencement
The Alumni Prize for Outstanding Achievement in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
To a graduating senior in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences on the basis of grade-point average, independent study, and involvement in college and/or community affairs. Awarded by the Moravian College Alumni Association.
Benjamin P. Seitz
The Alumni Prize for Outstanding Achievement in the School of Natural and Health Sciences
To a graduating senior in the School of Natural and Health Sciences on the basis of grade-point average, independent study, and involvement in college and/or community affairs. Awarded by the Moravian College Alumni Association.
Brittany M. Strausser
The Alumni Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Interdisciplinary Studies
To a graduating senior in interdisciplinary studies on the basis of grade-point average, independent study, and involvement in college and/or community affairs. Awarded by the Moravian College Alumni Association.
Shane Alexander Hansen
The Timothy M. Breidegam Memorial Student Service Award
To the student who has unselfishly given his or her service to the college community, following the example of Timothy M. Breidegam of the Class of 1978.
Eric L. Morton Jr.
The Charles A. Albrecht Memorial Award
To the senior class member or members with the best four-year record at Moravian College in scholarship and effective participation in student activities.
Lauren Marie Bertucci · Angela Marie Kilburg
The Master of Business Administration Award
To the graduating MBA student with the highest grade-point average in courses taken at the graduate level.
The Master of Science Achievement in Nursing Award
To a master of science student selected by the nursing faculty for outstanding achievement in scholarship and professional practice.
Maryfrances E. Watchous
The Moravian College RN to BSN Nursing Excellence Award
To an RN to BSN student who, in the judgment of the nursing faculty, has displayed educational commitment and academic excellence, based on outstanding student performance and professionalism throughout the program of study.
The Graduate Education Thesis Award
To the candidate for the master of education or master of arts in teaching degree whose thesis meets the highest standards of scholarship, critical reflection, and benefit to the practice, in honor of excellence in teacher action research.
Steven Anthony Kapral
The Outstanding Master of Science in Athletic
Training Student Award To the athletic training student selected by the graduate faculty for outstanding achievement in scholarship and professional practice.
Shawn Francis Fliszar
Given Prior To Commencement
The Zeta Psi Award
To the art major who, in the judgment of the art faculty, has demonstrated leadership ability, a superior scholastic record, and outstanding artistic achievement.
The Daniel W. Tereshko Memorial Prize in Studio Art
To the senior art major who has demonstrated outstanding creative, technical, and intellectual achievement in the field of studio art.
The Biological Sciences Prize
To the senior biology major who has best demonstrated excellence in academics, in the conduct and dissemination of research, and in his or her contributions to the department.
The Biochemistry Prize
To a student who, in the judgment of the biochemistry faculty, has demonstrated outstanding achievement in biochemistry and shows potential for significant future contributions to biochemistry or related fields.
The American Chemical Society Award
Upon recommendation of the chemistry faculty, to a senior chemistry major with an outstanding academic record and promise of an academic or research career in chemistry or a related discipline.
The Edwin L. Stockton Prize in Economics and Business
To the senior with the highest cumulative GPA in the Department of Economics and Business.
The Willis N. Baer Award
To the economics and business student who has shown the greatest improvement over a period of five terms. Austin Markowski The Patricia Erskine Memorial Award To the junior or senior Moravian College Theatre Company member who has contributed most to that organization.
The English Prize
To the graduating English major who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the study of literature and language.
The James M. Beck Oratorical Prize
To a student demonstrating excellence in the art of public speaking.
Vina-Andrea Aguirre and Makenna Masenheimer
The James M. Beck Shakespeare Essay Prize
For the best essay on a Shakespearean topic by a student.
The Zinzendorf Prize
To the graduating senior English major with the highest cumulative GPA in English.
The Environmental Science Prize
To a senior environmental science major for outstanding academic achievement in the study of environmental issues.
The Environmental Policy and Economics Prize
To a senior environmental policy and economics major for outstanding academic achievement in the study of environmental issues.
The Irving S. Amrhein Prize in French and Spanish
To a graduating senior for distinguished work in French and Spanish.
The History Prize
To the history major who, in the judgment of the Department of History, has demonstrated excellence in historical scholarship and shows the most promise of future achievement.
The E.C. Schultz History Prize
To a student who has demonstrated distinction in historical scholarship and indicated a commitment to continued excellence and studies in the field, according to the wishes of Edward C. Schultz ’62.
The Marlyn A. Rader Memorial Prize in Mathematics
To a student who, having completed at least six courses in mathematics at the College, has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the study of mathematics.
The Al Lazaro Memorial Jazz Prize
To a music major of the current junior or senior class who has shown significant growth and excellence in jazz performance. Awarded in memory of standout student jazz performer Al Lazaro.
The Leon Prokofy Leonovich Memorial Prize
To a member of the sophomore class who has shown significant growth and excellence in the study of music.
The T. Edgar Shields Memorial Prize in Music
To a member of the graduating class for progress and proficiency in music studies.
The Judith Green Memorial Prize
To a music student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and an exceptional talent in writing about music or has demonstrated excellence in musical scholarship and shows promise for future achievement.
The Steven K. Van Auken Memorial Prize in Music Performance
To a member of the sophomore or junior class for notable achievement in vocal or instrumental performance.
The Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award
To an outstanding music major at or near the end of the student’s junior year.
The Betty Airestock Moore Prize
To the most outstanding junior keyboard musician during his or her second semester junior year.
Holly Hinkle and Eliana Zebro
The Neuroscience Award
To a senior neuroscience major who has demonstrated excellence in academic and research pursuits in understanding the brain and behavior.
The Priscilla Payne Hurd Prize in Nursing
To a nursing student selected on the basis of overall outcomes of academics, professionalism, student involvement in campus programming, athletics, and community care.
The Nursing Practice Excellence Award
To the nursing student who has demonstrated outstanding performance in practice excellence and professionalism.
The Douglas R. Anderson Prize in Philosophy
To a graduating philosophy major who, in the judgment of the Department of Philosophy, has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the study of philosophy and outstanding service and leadership within the department.
The Frederick (Jiggs) McConnell Prize in Moral Philosophy
To a graduating senior who, in the judgment of the Department of Philosophy, has demonstrated excellence in moral philosophy.
The Ronald J. Stupak Award
To a student who, in the judgment of the political science faculty, has performed distinguished work in political science.
The Albert Ferkel Jr. Memorial Prize
To a senior political science major for demonstrated service in raising awareness of social justice issues to his or her fellow students.
The Psi Chi Service Award
To a Psi Chi member who has shown outstanding achievement, dedication, enthusiasm, and participation in the field of psychology.
The Theta Alpha Kappa Undergraduate Achievement Award
To a Theta Alpha Kappa member who has shown outstanding achievement and dedication to excellence in religious studies and theology.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Outstanding Achievement Award in Women’s Studies and Advocacy
To a senior student who shows exceptional promise in the field of Women’s and Gender Studies.