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October 18, 2018

Undergraduate Economics Students Receive University-Level Recognitions

This year, two seniors in the Undergraduate Economics Program — Seth Henry and Jules Ross — were honored with high recognition for their leadership at Carnegie Mellon University. 

Seth Henry is a senior Economics major with minors in International Relations and Politics and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This year, he was selected as an Andrew Carnegie Society Scholar.

On campus, Henry is the captain of the basketball team and member of Spirit, Buggy, University Student Affairs Council and Student-Athlete Advisory Council. He has also completed internships at U.S. Senate, the Information Technology Industry Council and Booz Allen Hamilton.

Forty ACS Scholars are selected each year by the deans and department heads representing service and leadership. These students represent the university’s high standards of academic excellence, volunteerism, leadership and involvement in student organizations, athletics or the arts.

“We’re happy to see Seth and Jules attain these high-level recognitions for their dedication to make an impact within the program and across campus,” Christopher Sleet, Head of the Economics program and Professor of Economics. “We are honored to see their achievements highlighted in this way. 

Jules Ross is a senior Economics major with an additional major in International Relations and Policy. This year, she was selected as an early initiate of Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Ross is an active member of Delta Delta Delta as the Philanthropy Chair. She has interned at the Council of Foreign Relations, the Council of Economic Advisors and the Financial Strategies and Solutions Group at Citi.

Phi Beta Kappa is one of the nation's oldest and most distinguished undergraduate academic honorary societies. Phi Beta Kappa honors knowledge, honesty and tolerance. Ross is one of 21 seniors selected for early initiation.

“Inside and outside the classroom, Seth and Jules have proven themselves to be exemplary students who embrace hard work and leadership positions,” said Carol Goldburg, Executive Director of the Undergraduate Economics Program and Adjunct Professor of Economics.