Know of an Outstanding First Year Student? Nominate them for the Outstanding First Year Student Award.

The Outstanding First Year Student Award, sponsored by the First Year Experience Committee, honors an undergraduate first year student who has demonstrated:

  • Academic excellence
  • Community/Campus involvement
  • Strong leadership

Based on the above criteria, the committee selects several finalists to be interviewed. The winner receives a plaque and a gift certificate to our University bookstore. The winner will also speak at Matriculation Day, which occurs right before the beginning of the following fall semester.

Please send an email to by February 6, 2018, with your nominee’s name and why they should be considered.

For further information, please contact:

Todd Wilson
Strategic Communications Director 
p – 516.237.8634
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