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Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences Scholarship Recognition 2021

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The virtual program will include a conversation with undergraduate scholarship recipients and a special message from Executive Dean March.

Download the printable pdf Scholarship Recognition Celebration program (1.22 MB) .

Event Recording

Student Panel Members

Assata Davis

Assata Davis

Class of 2021

Major: Political Science
Double Minor: Spanish; Arabic

Hometown: Roswell, GA

Assata is a senior at Rutgers University who uses her love of creativity, languages, and communication to effect positive social change. As a legal intern to Judge Hatchett, she spent time advocating for the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act of 2018, and had the opportunity to research and speech-write on cases of police misconduct. As a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion advocate at Rutgers, Assata works directly with administrators through her organization True Inclusion to implement more equitable admissions, develop a new curriculum, and foster a more inclusive environment for students of color. Currently, she works as a communications intern at the National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights.



Jihun Joo

Jihun Joo

Class of 2021

Major: Computer Science
Minor: Psychology

Hometown: Fort Lee, NJ

During his time at Rutgers, Jihun has held study sessions to help his classmates in need. Outside of class, he is heavily involved with the Rutgers Bowling Club, serving as the Treasurer. Currently, Jihun is building a small game with a group of friends as the main tech developer. After graduating, he plans to work as a full-time software engineer then possibly look into graduate school once he is financially stable. Jihun's other side interests are learning foreign languages and music performance.



Luna Laliberte

Class of 2021

Major: Communication
Double Minor: Creative Writing; Education

Hometown: Camden, NJ

Luna is an undergraduate student by day and a writer by night. She regularly attends the Rutgers Creative Writing Club to give back to the organization that furthered her writing career. She spends her free time editing videos, reading young adult fiction, and pursuing research on improving online classes using instructional design. Sometimes, when the stars align just right, she gets to travel and visit some of the lesser known, but equally magical, wonders of the world. Right now, Luna is working on developing guidelines for remote learning, should the need arise in the future once more.


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Julien Rosenbloom

Class of 2021

Major:  Political Science
Minor: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)

Hometown: High Bridge, NJ

During his time on campus, Julien has conducted research on economics and public policy as a Lloyd C. Gardner Fellow in Social Policy and a Ralph W. Voorhees Fellow in Public Service, studied American politics as an Eagleton Institute of Politics Undergraduate Associate, and interned in Washington, DC as a recipient of the Rutgers-Eagleton Washington Internship Award. As an active participant in extracurricular activities, Julien has held leadership positions with the Rutgers University Student Assembly, Rutgers Consulting Group, the Institute for Domestic and International Affairs, and the Center for Youth Political Participation. Off-campus, he has held internships with Rutgers Office of Federal Relations, New Jersey’s Treasury Department, and a strategy consulting firm, and has led social sector consulting work at JUV Consulting. Graduating with Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha honors, Julien will move to China this summer to obtain a Masters Degree in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University as a Schwarzman Scholar and hopes to eventually obtain a JD and work in domestic policy.


Joshua Snyder

Joshua Snyder

Class of 2021

Major: Psychology
Minor: Business Administration

Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ

Joshua's experience at Rutgers has been incredibly unique, as it involves a great deal of time outside of the classroom. While being the President of the Rutgers Juggling Club, Captain of the Mascot Squad, Executive Board member of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Campus Ambassador for Rutgers Jewish Xperience, Research Assistant for the RAMP Lab, and Peer Mentor for the College Support Program, Joshua has made lifelong memories that he will cherish forever. These activities all influenced his journey towards pursuing a doctorate of psychology next year. He plans to one day be a child and adolescent psychologist. Rutgers has taught him how to be the best version of himself.





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