University College Awards

Distinguished Special Project Award is presented to each student whose special project has been judged outstanding by the Faculty Council of University College.

Faculty Council Award is presented to the graduating senior, each commencement, who has earned the highest overall grade point average.

Dean’s Award for Special Achievement is given to honor University College graduates who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, professional and/or social commitment, and determination to complete a baccalaureate program.

Academic Achievement Award is given to University College baccalaureate graduates who have demonstrated academic excellence and scholarly potential.

Alma Bucovaz Award for Urban Studies in the University College is presented to a junior or senior with an approved baccalaureate program that addresses urban problems and seeks to ameliorate urban needs.

Bornblum Judaic Studies Award is presented to students who have excelled in the study of Hebrew Language and/or Judaic Studies.

The Legal Research Award is given annually to the paralegal student demonstrating exceptional mastery of the principles of legal research and writing.

Outstanding Distance Education Student Awards are presented each year to the students (one undergraduate and one graduate) who, while taking courses away from the main campus, have demonstrated unusual commitment and scholarly endeavor in the pursuit of continuing their education. Consideration for the award may include grade point average, unusual family commitment, service to peers, ability to balance scholarly pursuit with work, family, and community service, and unusual service to U of M or Extended Programs.

Outstanding Paralegal Student Award presented to a student seeking a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in Paralegal Services who has demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, professional and/or social commitment, and dedication to the paralegal profession and the university.