Marshall receives graduate student scholarship

LAURINBURG — Pi Gamma Mu, the national social science honor organization, recently announced its graduate school scholarship awards for 2018, and Stuart Marshall, class of 2017, is one of 10 recipients.

Marshall is completing his master’s in history at UNCG. Eligibility is for up to four years from initiation into Pi Gamma Mu. Scholarships are intended for the first or second year of graduate work in a student’s first graduate degree program in the following areas of study: sociology, anthropology, political science, history, economics, international relations, public administration, criminal justice, law, social work, cultural geography or psychology.

No more than three scholarships were awarded in any one graduate field.

Marshall was president of the SAU Pi Gamma Mu chapter and David Herr, liberal and creative arts chair, sponsored him for the scholarship.

St. Andrews University’s mission is to offer students an array of business, liberal arts and sciences, and pre-professional programs of study that create a life transforming educational opportunity which is practical in its application, global in its scope, and multi-disciplinary in its general education core. Students will acquire depth of knowledge and expertise in their chosen field of study, balanced by breadth of knowledge across various disciplines. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing oral and written communication, and critical thinking skills.

The University awards degrees at the bachelor and master levels at locations in Florida and North Carolina, as well as at the associate level in Florida. Traditional classroom, online, and hybrid learning environments are available. Opportunities exist for students to draw on the courses and programs of study at both locations through online courses and/or periods of residence at either campus.

Webber’s programs in Florida focus on the worldwide business environment, and emphasize development of skills in administration and strategic planning, applied modern business practices, and entrepreneurship. The St. Andrews branch campus in North Carolina offers an array of traditional liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs of study.