The Julian R. Friedman Award for Internationalism 2014:
Amanda L. Claypool and Briana M. Rinaldo
This year’s recipients
are: Amanda Claypool and Briana Rinaldo.
Amanda has triple majors in International
Relations, Political Science, and History, as well as a minor in Middle Eastern
Studies. She participated in our
Maxwell-in-Washington Program and our SU Institute for National Security &
Counterterrorism. She has studied abroad
in Israel and Palestine, and extended her undergraduate studies to a 5th year
in order to spend a year in Jordan in an immersive Arabic language study
program, funded by the US government’s David L. Boren National Security
Education Program. She is participating in the Renee Crown University Honors
Program, and she was recently named to Phi Beta Kappa.
Briana combined her major in International
Relations with a major in Middle Eastern Studies. She studied abroad at our SU Center in
Florence, Italy, in her first year, participated in our SU World Partner
Program with AMIDEAST in Rabat, Morocco, in her junior year and in our
Maxwell-in-Washington Program last fall.
She has studied Italian, Spanish, and Arabic and represented Tunisia at
the National MUN conference.