University Housing Celebrates Second Class of Resident Scholars

Tuesday, May 6 2014

University Housing is proud to announce its second graduating class of Resident Scholars.

The Resident Scholar program was created in 2012 to recognize students who have lived with University Housing for four years and graduated from the University of Idaho in four years. Resident Scholars are awarded a $1,500 rebate check upon official graduation from the University of Idaho.

May 2014's Resident Scholars include Pierce Trey, Benjamin Fujii, Crystal Nutsch, Rebecca Felde, Bryan Boersma, Susan Klebba, Kyle Mundy and Matthew Hurt. 

University Housing will recognize the students at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 8, in the LLC Star Garnet Classroom. Dean of Students Bruce Pitman, Assistant Vice President of Auxiliary Services Tyrone Brooks and Assistant Director of Student Success Matt Kelly will speak to the accomplishments of the eight recognized students at the ceremony.

For more information, visit or contact University Housing by phone at (208) 885-7883 or by email at

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