Amanda Healey Announced as Outstanding Senior

Published May 3, 2024

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Amanda Healey

Every year, each College of Arts and Sciences department selects a graduating senior who has demonstrated exceptional diligence and promise during their time at the University at Buffalo. These students’ efforts have distinguished them among their peers and set an inspiring example of academic and personal achievement. In recognition of their accomplishments, each student receives a certificate and an engraved award.

Amanda Healey of Auburn, Mass., graduates summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics and dance and a minor in English. Amanda has been named as Outstanding Senior by the Department of Theatre and Dance and UB College of Arts and Sciences for her incredible achievements! Dean Robin Schulze recognized the full complement of 2024 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Seniors at a reception in Slee Hall on April 30.

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Healey is a member of the University Honors College and Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, as well as a recipient of the Presidential Scholarship. She has been a teaching assistant in the dance department, and holds the role of undergraduate assistant to the director for UB's pre-professional Zodiaque Dance Company. Amanda spent a summer studying abroad in Spain and has worked as a writing consultant at UB's Center for Excellence in Writing. After graduation, Healey hopes to dance professionally before pursuing a master's degree in computational linguistics.

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