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History student Tammy Hong named 2018 Seinfeld Scholar

May 15, 2018

Tammy HongTammy Hong, a history major in the Maxwell School, has been named a Syracuse University 2018 Seinfeld Scholar. The Seinfeld Scholar Program recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the beauty of the world, to human values and to ending human abuse anywhere in the world, and acknowledges the recipient’s passion for excellence, creativity and originality in academic or artistic fields. Those chosen are determined to have the ability to motivate and bring out the best in others. 

During her years at Syracuse, Hong, a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, has successfully blended her academic and artistic interests. Hong studied abroad in Florence in spring 2017, and has been a researcher, curatorial intern and guest curator in SUArt Galleries. She has worked in museums in New York, Florence and Guangdong, China; is an active member of the Phi Eta Sigma honor society and Phi Alpha Theta professional society; was a teaching assistant in the Honors Program and was an editing staff member for the Chronos Undergraduate Journal in the Department of History. She was a University Scholar nominee in the College of Arts and Sciences and a Wortman Scholar in the Department of History. She was also the recipient of the Outstanding Student Research Paper Award at a poster session in the Maxwell School.

Read more in the SU News article "Tammy Hong, Justine Paul Named 2018 Seinfeld Scholars," written by Kelly Homan Rodoski.


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