Two College of Criminology and Criminal Justice students earned the Academic Leadership Award during the annual FSU Leadership Awards Night Tuesday, April 11.
Nicole Assenmacher and Julie Kuper earned the Academic Leadership Award based on their academic performance, university service, and contributions to the FSU and College community in and out of the classroom.
Nicole is a senior scheduled to graduate in the spring semester of 2023 with a double B.S. degree in Criminology and Political Science. She was also accepted into the Ph.D. program in the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice at FSU. In addition to her academic record, Nicole has been a Lambda Alpha Epsilon (LAE) member since 2019, has served as LAE’s Vice President, and is currently serving as President.
Julie Kuper is a 4th year Ph.D. student, expected to complete the program in the summer 2024 semester. Julie is a first-generation college student who received a B.S. in Criminology and Psychology from FSU in 2018, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Julie has already published extensively in leading academic journals, including Health and Justice, Race and Justice, Crime, and Delinquency, and Journal of Research on Adolescence.
Leadership Awards Night, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, is an annual recognition of students, faculty, staff, and organizations that have epitomized the definition of leadership by their exemplary contributions to the Florida State University community through achievement, service, or organizational leadership involvement.