Six Science students honored with 2016 Plater Medallion

Release Date: 
Mar 23 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- In recognition of their commitment to community service, six School of Science students were among 51 recipients of the 2015 William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion. Plater

Six undergraduate students received the award: Kaitlyn Engle, Morgan Moran, Greg Rothchild, Kamilah Walters, Bryce Wray-Nelson, and Lauren Yoder.

The William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion is designed to honor graduating IUPUI students who have shown an exemplary commitment to the community and who have developed an ethic of civic mindedness.  This engagement includes activities such as volunteer or pro-bono service at a non-profit agency, participation in service learning courses, voluntary service abroad or involvement with a faculty member on a community-based research project.

The medallion is named in honor of IUPUI's former Executive Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculties from 1988 to 2006, Dr. William Plater, a strong advocate of civic engagement during his career.

This year’s recipients will be honored with medallions at the IUPUI Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase  by former Dean of Faculty, William M. Plater, on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at IUPUI in the Campus Center.