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Moravian College
Commencement

Awards and Prizes 

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.

Elizabeth Horn


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.

Alec Buttner


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.

Elisabeth Kleppinger


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.

TahLea Wright


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.

Grace Gilbert • Lara Slabber


The George Tyler Award

Presented to a graduate from the Division of Continuing Studies for academic excellence; for contribution to the institution, a profession, or the community; and for triumph over difficult circumstances encountered in pursuing a college degree.

Courtney Webber


Graduate Business Humanitas Award

Given to a student who epitomizes values of integrity and character, enriches the classroom experience, and demonstrates principles of servant leadership. Graduating students meeting these requirements are nominated by their peers and faculty. Given by the Moravian College Alumni Association and established to recognize outstanding graduating students of the Moravian MBA, MSHRM, MHA, and MSPA programs.

Margaret Dowd


The Master of Business Administration Award

To the graduating MBA student with the highest grade-point average in courses taken at the graduate level by March of the current year.

Elizabeth DePaolo • Katie Kaplan • Christopher Laird


The Master of Science in Nursing Achievement Award

To a master of science student selected by the nursing faculty for outstanding achievement in scholarship and professional practice.

Heather Assis


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.

Oumou Coulibaly


The Graduate Education Humanitas Award

Given by the Moravian College Alumni Association, this award is established to recognize outstanding humanistic achievements of graduating students of the college’s graduate education program.

Scott Kupec


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.

Lauren Sculley


The Outstanding Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Student Award

To the speech-language pathology student selected by the graduate faculty for outstanding achievement in scholarship and professional practice.

Frances del Pilar


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.

Jessica Vallorosi


The Outstanding Doctor of Athletic Training Student Award

To the Doctor of Athletic Training student selected by the graduate faculty for outstanding achievement in academics and scholarship, and for outstanding advocacy for the profession.

Jordan Bettleyon