Six Receive Distinguished Student Awards

Galloway, N.J. - Six students have received Fellowship for Distinguished Students Awards for the summer/fall 2020 semester. Vice President for Student Affairs Christopher Catching announced the recipients at the May 6 Board of Trustees meeting.

They are:

nauera AbouabdouNauera Abou Abdou, a sophomore Biology major from Ventnor, received $1,000 for a project titled: “Investigation of the Role of Steroid Hormones in the Reptile Fight of Flight Response.”  Her advisor is Assistant Professor of Biology Craig Lind.

mariam eskanderMariam Eskander, a junior Political Science major from Egg Harbor Township, received $1,000 for research titled “The Global Reach of the National Rifle Association (NRA): Unpacking the Power of Foreign Lobbying.”  Her advisor is Assistant Professor of Political Science Lauren Balasco.

robert nardelloRobert Nardello, a senior Business Studies major from Mt.Laurel, received $390 for research titled “Regime Switching Machine Learning Models in Finance.”  His advisor is Assistant Professor of Business Studies Hyeoncheol Baik, Ph.D.

Egor Milov, a senior Biology Major from Linwood, received $800 for research titled: “The “Possibilities and Benefitegorm milovs of Inter-Major Research Opportunities.”  His advisor is Professor of Mathematics Judith Vogel.

Samantha Rachel, a junior Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major, received $1,000 for research titled “Collateral Oxidative Damage Resulting from Immune Activation in Reptiles.”  Her advisor is Assistant Professor of Biology Craig Lind. 

Danielle Russano, a senior Liberal Arts major with a concentration in Historical Studies received a grant for her project "Veterans History Exhibit."  Her advisor is Special Collections Library Heather Perez.

(Pictured from top are Nauera Abou Abdou, Mariam Eskander, Robert Nardello and Egor Milov. Photos of Samantha Rachel and Danielle Russano were not available.)


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Diane D’Amico
Director of News and Media Relations
Galloway, N.J. 08205