Dr. Susan Melson Huffman, National President of the National Honor Society for First-Year Students Alpha Lambda Delta, announced the recipients of the 2017-2018 James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships.
Mary Weidman from the University of Central Arkansas received a scholarship in the amount of $2,000.
The James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships are awarded to Alpha Lambda Delta members who are pursuing a credit-bearing study abroad program to enhance their academic st udies. Weidman will be traveling to Costa Rica this upcoming year.
The awards are named in honor of Dr. James G. Stemler, who served the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta for more than 14 years. In addition to his dedicated service on the Council, Dr. Stemler was an active chapter advisor for the University of Portland. Dr. Stemler has been a vocal proponent and promoter of international study. Alpha Lambda Delta recognizes the importance of education al experiences outside of the United States and is committed to helping its membership develop a more global view of the world.
Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society th at recognize s students’ academic success in their first year at a college or university. Founded in 1924, Alpha Lambda Delta has over a million lifetime members and is present on over 280 campuses nationwide. Alpha Lambda Delta’s mission is to “encourage superior academic achievement, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles in society.”
To learn more about the Study Abroad program, click here!