Exceptional achievements of RIASA’s undergraduates recognised at Richmond, The American International University in London Honours Night

Richmond, The American International University in London’s annual awards ceremony, Honours Night, was held on 8 April 2022 to recognise and celebrate outstanding academic student achievements, the contribution of the University’s clubs and societies, and the leadership of student staff.

Undergraduates from RIASA were well-represented at Honours Night and the following students were recipients of the 2021/22 Dean’s List award for outstanding academic achievement:

Ryan Marcelino, Orion Ravin, Victor Williams & Tariq Zangana

Pongsa Tayjasanant was awarded Best in Major for an undergraduate studying BA International Sports Management and received his certificate from Head of the Richmond Business School, Professor Sabine Spangenberg.

In addition to undergraduate awards for outstanding academic achievement, all four members of RIASA student staff attended Richmond University’s Honours Night in recognition of their contribution to the programme in the current academic year – the RIASA student staff are Noah Carr, Callum Duff, Kamsi Madueke, and Jonathan Solanke.

Senior student Noah Carr who will be graduating in Spring 2022 was presented with the RIASA Student Leadership Award in recognition of his three-year contribution to the programme in the role of student staff and two-years as RIASA Student Government President, and received his prize from RIASA Student Affairs Co-ordinator, Kirsty Ibbitson.

Dr Colin Howley, Programme Director of RIASA, commented that he was, “delighted to return to an in-person Honours Night in London and thrilled for RIASA undergraduates who were presented with awards for outstanding academic achievement and leadership.”

Dr Allison Cole-Stutz, Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, whose team organised the event, said, “It was a truly remarkable evening.   We’re incredibly fortunate at Richmond to have some exceptionally talented students, both academically and outside the classroom, and the evening was our way of saying thank you and congratulations to all of the students for their fantastic contribution to the University over the last year.”

Congratulations to all award recipients, and we look forward to celebrating more RIASA undergraduate success next year!