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Student Winners Celebrated at Women's Conference
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The On the Shoulders We Stand Award recognizes an undergraduate and a graduate female student for their commitment to serving the needs of women and for being leaders in the Seton Hall community.

This year's award will be presented to Amanda Gagne, diplomacy major and a women's studies minor, member of the Class of 2015, and Samantha S. Singh, a candidate for the M.S. in nursing, Class of 2013.

Amanda GagneAmanda Gagne is the first Half the Sky Ambassador for Seton Hall University, president of Women for Women International, secretary for Amnesty International, and a member of Women for Afghan Women. In only her second year of college she has already inspired other female students to learn more about and work on behalf of women locally and internationally through her zealous example, event and programming initiatives as well as her motivation and drive.

Samantha SinghSamantha Singh is the first nursing student invited to present at the Robert Wood Johnson Symposium, the promoter for the first Ladies in Red Heart Healthy program, and a member of the healthcare steering committee for Essex County. She has the vision and the direction to make an impact on women's health issues now and in her future.

Both, Gagne and Singh inspire and support women on campus and are great examples. They will be celebrated at the University's 2013 Women's Conference and at the Women's Appreciation Dinner.

For more information please contact:
Rosario Reyes
(973) 275-2137


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