Warren student Jennifer Silvershein, a member of the Class of 2013 at Union College, in Schenectady, N.Y., was recently honored at the college's annual Prize Day celebration.
Silvershein was given the Roger Thayer Stone (1928) Prize, awarded to the sociology major who produces the best senior thesis.
She was also named a presenter at the school's annual Steinmetz Symposium Day, held May 10. Silvershein presented researched titled "Rivals or Allies? Sibling Relationships in Emerging Adulthood" in the program aimed at celebrating the school's Undergraduate Research program by inviting students to present their creative and scholarly achievements.
This year, over 450 students participated in the festivites that spanned all of the College's academic disciplines.
The symposium is named for one of the college's most renowned faculty members, Charles Proteus Steinmetz, who taught electrical engineering and applied physics. As a chief engineer for the General Electric Company, he was widely regarded as America's leading electrical engineer for many years.