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Matthew Zuccaro Receives Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Service

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Congratulations to Matthew Zuccaro. On Sunday, May 22, 2016 he was presented with one of the Outstanding Academic Achievement and Service Awards during the Social Sciences Convocation ceremony. The award recognizes students who embody the intellectual values of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Zuccaro, who came to Montclair State as a transfer student in the Fall of 2014, is receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History with a 4.0 GPA.

This year, Zuccaro and two of his peers became the first Montclair State University students to present their research at the National History Honors Society Conference in Orlando, Florida. Other highlights include Zuccaro’s participation in a joint class between Montclair State and the London School of Economics, and his presentation about translating economic growth into meaningful poverty reduction at the Student Research Symposium.

Upon graduation, Zuccaro plans to continue growing his business, Digital Strategy Associates LLC, which provides technology consulting and E-Government services to municipalities, public school districts, and non-for-profit organizations, including the City of Newark, The Fairview Public Schools, and the Head Start Community Program.

Zuccaro also plans to pursue independent research in the field of industrial and technology history, with the goal of attending a history graduate program in the future.