There are many opportunities for honors and awards for College Park students at USG. Annually, we honor students with the following awards:


Peter J. Lejins Award

Each year the student graduating with the highest GPA is recognized with the Lejins Award (named after our department founder) and receives an honorarium from the Lejins Family trust. Past recipients of this award have been:

Charbel (Charlie) Karim (2008)

Jennifer Iwanczuk (2009)

Christopher Jerman (2010)

Brooke Sales (2011)

Lizbeth Carrillo (2012)

Daniel Garcia (2013)

Natalia Mier (2014)

Rebecca Raciti (2015)

Lee Pflieger (2016)

Francisco Perez-Aviles (2018)


Academic Achievement Awards

These awards are presented to one outstanding senior from each undergraduate program offered at USG who has demonstrated academic excellence and achievement. Winners are selected on the basis of grade point average, participation in internships and honor societies and contributions to their program of study. These students are selected by academic program directors.


Student Leadership and Service Awards

These awards are presented to seniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, service, and dedication to USG and the community at large. Winners are selected on the basis of their participation in extracurricular activities, community service and commitment to their fellow students.