Albany – State University of
New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today announced 79 recipients of the
2011-12 Scholar Athlete Award, which recognizes outstanding academic excellence
and athletic achievement.
students who earn this award have excelled in our classrooms as well as
our athletic programs,” said Chancellor Zimpher. “With an average GPA of 3.6
and a number of championship competitions among them, this year’s scholar
athlete awardees are a highly commendable group.”
In order to be considered for
this award, student-athletes were nominated by their campus athletic director.
Nominees’ academic credentials and athletic accomplishments were then reviewed
by a panel of athletic directors from across the State University system and
members of the provost’s office.
A complete list of this
year’s winners is available
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programs on 64 campuses with more than 3 million alumni around the
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