At the 2014 Tony Awards, John Johnson, FCLC ’02, won his second and third Tony Awards as a producer of both the revival of Raisin in the Sun (starring Denzel Washington, FCLC ’77) and this year’s best musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. But FCLC was present at the awards in more ways than one. Find out more here.
Trevor Haskell, a junior Computer Science major from Salt Point, New York, was one of 13 college students nationally awarded a “Google Lime Scholarship.” He attended the Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California in June and received a $10,000 scholarship toward his senior year tuition. Trevor’s team at the conference won the “Peoples Choice” award at the conference.
Nora Dwyer, an FCLC junior from South Berwick, Maine, has been awarded a Truman Scholarship. Truman scholars are awarded up to $30,000 toward graduate study and must be committed to careers in government or the non-profit sector. Nora is a social work major at Fordham.
Two FCLC seniors have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships. Henrique Valim, a Natural Science major from Florida, will spend next year at the Max Planck Institute in Germany; Molly Clemens, an Environmental Science major from upstate New York, will spend the year at the University of Melbourne in Australia. FCLC students have won 28 Fulbright Fellowships in the last 14 years.
Nikolas Oktaba, FCLC 2015, a commuter from Brooklyn and a Classical Languages and Civilization major from Brooklyn, has received a Beinecke Scholarship that provides him with $34,000 toward his graduate education.
Twelve Fordham College at Lincoln Center students were awarded a total of $30,928 in Summer Research Grants to do research projects over the summer. Projects were in the areas of science, theatre, history, and political science, to name a few.