Author: Charlotte Anthony | Category: Around Campus | Biology of Aging | Biology of Aging | April 30, 2015
The Presidential Ambassador Scholar Award is presented each year to one
outstanding student from each of the Health Science Center’s five schools.
students are recommended by their deans for exemplary scholarship, leadership,
This year we
are proud to announce that Brian Stoveken, a graduate student in the Biology of Aging program, has been selected to represent the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Piña, assistant dean at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, explained
that it was a very competitive process and the selection of the top candidate
was a difficult one for the GSBS Award Committee.
selected among several outstanding and stellar graduate school program
students,” Dr. Piña said. “He is an exceptional student that is very deserving
of his title of the Presidential Ambassador Scholar and we are proud that he
will represent the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.”
In addition to receiving a scholarship, Brian
will represent the GSBS student body at several distinguished events throughout
the year, including the Presidential Distinguished Lecture, the annual visit by
the Executive Vice Chancellor of the UT System, and the Presidential Awards
Ceremony, among others.
“Because we have so many distinct schools
here, our students can bring different perspectives to these types of
gatherings,” Stoveken said. “I think it’s important for others to see this
diversity in educational experience provided at UTHSCSA, and how we can work together
to achieve the institution’s mission statement.”
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