John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University students, faculty, and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Award Ceremony on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The awards, presented by President Franco Pavoncello, Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva, and Dean of Students Valentina De Blasi, recognize academic and service excellence among graduating seniors. President Pavoncello opened the ceremony by observing that the award ceremony is always a special moment for JCU and reflects the fact that the University is promoting the liberal arts tradition in an environment dedicated to diversity and intercultural dialogue.

Student Award Ceremony

2019 Student Award Ceremony

Congratulations to all the winners!

Academic Awards

The Lloyd Dodd Award in Art History: Chiara Traversaro

The Luciano Battelli Award in Business Administration: Laura Brogi

Classical Studies: Andrew Mixson and Costanza Prenassi

Communications and Media Studies: Elena Ruggiero

Creative Writing: Elora Hartway and Shehrbano Naqvi

Media Production: Karol France and Barbara Greco

Economics: Eva Licci

English Literature: Elora Hartway

Finance and Accounting: Nanni Cotronei

The Brian Williams Award in History: Amelia Epifani

International Affairs: Daniela Movileanu and Tamara Volozhanina

International Business: Ilenia Perissinotto

Italian Literature: Nicholas Ciniglio

Marketing: Elena Ruggiero and Kateryna Umanets

Mathematics: Paolo Dalla Torre di Sanguinetto

Philosophy: Clelia Casciola and Daniela Movileanu

Political Science: Alice Fowler and Nicole Lototska

Outstanding Service Awards

Presidential Award for Outstanding Service to John Cabot University: Giovanni Raguso

Alessandro Mioni Student Award: Federica Nappa and Sierra Rose Wharton

Student Leadership Award: Francesca Giuliano and Chiara Traversaro

Service to the John Cabot University Community: Costanza Cicero, Quinlan Connor Davenport, and Kurtis Dale Loux

Community Service Award: Sierra Rose Wharton

Student Professional Award: Kateryna Umanets

Sports Award: Veronica Rusich

The Albert Walker Fuller Prize for Op/Ed Articles: Irene Crestanello “Embrace Diversity”