Newsmaker: Una Japundza
Noteworthy: Will receive Robert Morris University's Presidential Transformation Award, the highest undergraduate honor at the school, during May 11 commencement exercises. The award is given annually to a graduating student who has been transformed by his or her experience at Robert Morris and also has contributed to the transformation of the university.
Residence: Rovinj, Croatia
Background: She transferred to Robert Morris in 2010 from the University of North Carolina, Asheville, and plays volleyball for the Colonials. Education: Japundza is a graduate of Zvane Crnja High School in Rovinj and a business management major at Robert Morris. She plans to complete work on a master of business administration degree before returning to Croatia.
Quote: “I want to leave every place where life takes me better than I found it and this award gives me motivation to continue doing that — to continue getting better, surrounding myself with great people, learning from others and hopefully making an impact.”
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