First Recipient of the Walter Roberts Student Award: Akash Suri

Recognition for exemplary studies in Public Diplomacy

 

Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co-sponsored by IPDGC and the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacy related work, and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.

Among his many accomplishments, Suri has worked at the State Department as an online community specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a GPA of 3.94 and 4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.

“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and original in his thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”

 

inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”vAkash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his

thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the

inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”Akash Suri, a graduating Global Communications M.A. student, has been named the recipient of the
inaugural Walter Roberts Award for the Study of Public Diplomacy, an honor co
-
sponsored by IPDGC and
the Walter Roberts Endowment Board. The award carries with
it a $1,000 prize, and recognizes a student
who has performed at a high level in and out of the classroom, especially in public diplomacyrelated work,
and who has an interest in pursuing a career in public diplomacy.
Among his many accomplishments, Suri
has worked at the State Department as an online community
specialist and Regional Affairs intern, and has worked in the past at the Broadcasting Board of Governors,
the U.S. Embassy to India, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. He currently has a
GPA of 3.94 and
4.0 in Public Diplomacy Concentration courses.
“We had a strong field of applicants for this award, but Akash really stood out even among such a talented
group,” said IPDGC Director Sean Aday. “Akash is a terrific student, very bright and
original in his
thinking about public diplomacy, and already has an impressive public diplomacy resume.”