September 22, 2014 - Ryan Cross selected to receive a Mortar Board National Foundation Fellowship
Ryan Cross, a graduate student in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, has been selected as one of eight students in the nation to receive a Mortar Board National Foundation Fellowship. Cross, a member of the Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board at Purdue, received his BS in Biology and Genetics from Purdue in May 2014. The foundation awards fellowships to assist members in financing their graduate studies. Recipients are chosen based on a demonstrated record of academic excellence, strong recommendation, scholarship promise, and Mortar Board involvement. There are 231 chapters of Mortar Board, and the Purdue chapter was founded in 1926.