Carolyn
McDonald

Class of 2015
Community, Environment, and Development – International Option
Penn State University Park
Nominated by Leland Glenna

Carolyn received this award for her dedication to poverty relief efforts in Haiti and her ethical leadership in mobilizing her peers to develop education programming for Haitian students. 

Read Cara’s story in her own words

Watch & learn about her ethical leadership

Do you know a Penn State undergraduate student who stands up for a belief, a cause, or an idea?

The Rock Ethics Institute inaugurated the Stand Up Award to honor Penn State undergraduate students who have demonstrated courage, fortitude, and ethical leadership by taking a stand for a person, a cause, or a belief. This award and the individuals it honors should remind the entire Penn State community of how often the extraordinary act is possible in ordinary circumstances.