Student Experience

Zezhou Cai Named Exceptional Masters Student at Graduate Student Awards

April 19, 2018

McCourt student Zezhou Cai (MPP’18) received the Exceptional Masters Student Award for the Social Sciences. Cai is a Fulbright scholarship recipient, has maintained a high level of academic excellence in her program, served as a research assistant, and was recently awarded a scholarship to study in China for the next academic year

McCourt also had a record number of nominees for this year’s awards:

Graduate Student Teaching Award

Christina Padilla (MPP’15/ PhD’18)

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award

Danett Song (MPP’18)

Shiyao Wang (MPP’18)

Exceptional Masters Student Award

Anna Vasylytsya (MPP’18)

Hall Wang (MPP’19/ MBA’19)

Daniel Zaas (MIDP’18)

Distinguished Staff Award

Page Morton, Career Coach, McCourt

Lauren Mullins, Director of Communications, McCourt

Outstanding Graduate Student Organization Award

Latin American Policy Association

2018 McCourt School Policy Conference

McCourt Policy in Practice

Outstanding Leader in a Graduate Student Organization Award

Kevin Washam (MPP’19), McCourt Doing Things

Gerald M. Mara Faculty Mentoring Award

Dr. Barbara Schone, McCourt

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees– Hoya Saxa!