Alpha Lambda Delta member, Rachel Derby receives $2,000 towards study abroad.
Cazenovia College student Rachael Derby ’22 was awarded a James G. Stemler Abroad Scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Derby was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta in 2019 and is studying visual communications. On campus and in the community, she is an active member of Alpha Lambda Delta, founder and captain of the Bowling Club, co-president of “Spilled Ink” art and literary magazine, secretary of Active Minds, and is in the American Sign Language Club.
The James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships are awarded to Alpha Lambda Delta members who are pursuing a credit-bearing study abroad program to enhance their academic studies. Derby hopes to travel to Japan when travel guidance and protocols allow.
Rachel is well-deserving of this prestigious honor. This is also a testament to the broad and rich study abroad program that the College has under the direction of Jesse Harasta, assistant professor and program director for International Studies.John Livermore, associate professor of mathematics and advisor for the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society
“Rachel is well-deserving of this prestigious honor,” stated John Livermore, associate professor of mathematics and advisor for the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society. “This is also a testament to the broad and rich study abroad program that the College has under the direction of Jesse Harasta, assistant professor and program director for International Studies.”
Twenty national scholarships are given each academic year. The study abroad scholarships are named in honor of Dr. James G. Stemler, who served the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta for more than 14 years. In addition to his dedicated service on the Council, Dr. Stemler was an active chapter advisor for the University of Portland. Dr. Stemler has been a vocal proponent and promoter of international study. Alpha Lambda Delta recognizes the importance of educational experiences outside of the United States and is committed to helping its membership develop a more global view of the world.