Graduate Student Benyish Awarded the 2011 Newkerk Scholarship

Posted on 11/2/2011 8:19:06 AM

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) is pleased to announce the 2011 recipient of the Nancy Newkerk Scholarship: Joseph Benyish.

Benyish is a graduate of Millersville University and is a current SAHE graduate student. He has a graduate assistantship at IUP's Advising and Testing Center and serves as the vice president of Programming for SAHE’s graduate student organization, Associates for Student Development.

Awarded since 1999, the Nancy Newkerk award is given to a second-year SAHE student who demonstrates outstanding contributions to college students, student affairs activities, the SAHE Department, and the broader higher education community.

The announcement was made, and the scholarship presented, on November 2, 2011.