School of the Sciences Awards
The Joseph A. Brusini Excellence in Science Award was established in 2001 by Dr. Joseph A. Brusini, who served as chair of the Villa Julie College Science Division for 20 years. It is given each May to the graduating senior who has best demonstrated exemplary work in the capstone course and shown great promise for success in the sciences.
Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society—Sigma Xi is an international, multidisciplinary society that promotes the health of the scientific enterprise, rewards excellence in scientific research and encourages a sense of cooperation among scientists in all fields. Each May election to this international honor society is conferred upon students majoring in the sciences and mathematics who have excelled in conducting independent research and in communicating the results of their work, and who show great potential for a future in research.