Congratulations to Christopher Clement and Patricia Walsh! These are the two CHSS students who received the 2017 Carpe Diem Awards. The awards are given to graduating seniors who "seized the day" and took full advantage of the Montclair State University experience. For the full list of winners click here.
Clement has a major in Classics and Jurisprudence, Law, and Society with a minor in Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations. During his time at Montclair State he served as a voting student member of the Board of Trustees. He also worked as a student advocate for the Student Government Association, a resident assistant, and a DIII athlete for Montclair State's Men's Track and Field Team in the decathlon. Clement aims to work for the federal government and has been accepted to Georgetown University as part of a Masters of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence program.
An Honors Program student, Walsh is an English major and part of the five-year BA - MAT program. She's worked at the Center for Leadership Development during all four of her years at Montclair State. She served as a teaching assistant, helped establish a local chapter of the Petey Greene Program, interned with WaterAid America in Manhattan, and worked as a peer-mentor/researcher with the Increasing Access to College Project. After completing her five-year program, she plans to continue to advocate for the needs of marginalized communities and help ensure that underserved students have access to equitable education opportunities.