Grad student honored for teaching, cancer patient program
January 31, 2017
Peter DelNero, a doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering, has received the 2017 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award. DelNero is one of eight graduate students nationwide to receive this prestigious award out of more than 250 nominees from 127 institutions.
The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show promise as future leaders of higher education; who are committed to academic and civic responsibility; and whose work focuses on teaching and learning. The award honors K. Patricia Cross, professor emerita of higher education at the University of California, Berkeley. Carolyn Fisher, Ph.D. ’16, received the award in 2015.