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As committed, compassionate leaders,  Lea Bogner and Laura White are honored with the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award. 

Bogner and White
Laura White, left, and Lea Bogner received the Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award at Tulane, recognized for being committed, compassionate leaders. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentanto)


May 22, 2012

Fran Simon
fsimon@tulane.edu

Two graduates — Lea Bogner and Laura White — who have distinguished themselves by embodying the best practices in civic engagement have received the top award for public service at Tulane University.

The Jim Runsdorf Excellence in Public Service Student Award recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate social responsibility and awareness of community needs through significant service contributions. Lee and Lucette Runsdorf of New York established the award in memory of their son, a Tulane alumnus who loved his four years at Tulane and was interested in public service, his mother said. More...

 

 

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