The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of South Alabama bestows the Exemplar Award to a graduating senior in the Interdisciplinary Degree Program who most exemplifies the goals and mission of the department. Students can apply or be nominated. To qualify, students must be in good academic standing and have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, or significant contribution on the USA campus or in the greater community. The winners are recognized at the Interdisciplinary Studies Graduation/Awards Luncheon in Fall and Spring semesters.
Applications are due at the beginning of April for Spring semester and at the beginning of November for fall semester.
IDP Exemplar Award recipient Lauren Robbins (right) with Dr. Thomas Wells, Dean (retired).
Sam Barksdale (right) receives the IDP Exemplar Award from Dr. Betty Wilkinson, IDP Program Director (retired).
IDP Exemplar Award recipient Shannika Williams.
Teresa Bendlova (right) receives the IDP Exemplar Award from Dr. Betty Wilkinson, IDP Program Director (retired).
Christian Blanchett (right) receives the IDP Exemplar Award from Dr. Jenny Manders, IST Department Chair.
- IDP Exemplar Award recipient Callie LeCroy.
IDP Exemplar Award recipient Lea Thurm (right) with Dr. Jenny Manders, IST Department Chair
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