HDFS News & Impact

Congratulations Luke Russell

Posted: May 1, 2017

HDFS doctoral student, Luke Russell, was recently honored with two graduate awards. Luke received the Superior Graduate Student Award. Luke and one other student received this honor from the Graduate Student Association. Luke also received the Anderson Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. This award "recognizes excellence and lasting impact in the classroom, positive attitudes and personalities, enthusiasm and commitment, and mentorship to peers and/or undergraduates." There is only one Anderson Graduate Teaching Assistant Award given annually.

Luke Russell with awardsDr. Ashlie Lester, Su Chang-Russell, Luke Russell, Dr. Marilyn Coleman and Dr. Larry Ganong

These honors are part of a tradition of excellence in our department. Last year, Cara Streit won the Anderson Graduate Research Assistant Award. In the recent past, HDFS graduate students have received Superior Graduate Student Award (Adam Galovan), Anderson Graduate Teaching Assistance Awards (Tyler Jamison, Scott Tobias, Jason Hans), and Anderson Graduate Research Assistance Awards (Cara Streit, Adriana Umana-Taylor, Jason Hans).