Carlow University First Year Biology Major Receives Army ROTC Scholarship

Carlow first year student, Dustin Yuhas, a biology/perfusion major from Macedonia,Ohio is a recipient of an Army ROTC Scholarship.

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Dustin Yuhas, from Macedonia, Ohio and Nordonia School District, Sworn into ROTC  


Pittsburgh, Pa. – Dustin Yuhas, a first year biology major at Carlow University, has received an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corp (ROTC) Scholarship that pays full tuition and fees for four years at Carlow.


Upon graduation from Carlow, Yuhas, a native of Macedonia, Ohio, and a graduate of Nordonia School District, will be commissioned in the United States Army as a second lieutenant. For his Army Reserve training, he will be attached to the 316th Expeditionary Support Command headquartered in Moon Twp., Pa., near the Pittsburgh International Airport.


“We at Carlow are proud of the responsibility that Dustin has undertaken,” said Carlow University President, Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD.  “I have a son who is an officer in the military, and when you have a loved one in the military, it becomes part of your family, too.”


Yuhas was sworn into the ROTC by Lt. Col. Jason Eddy.  “I thank Carlow University for its support of Dustin and the ROTC program.”


In addition to paying for the tuition and fees, the scholarship provides Yuhas with $600 to pay for books each semester and monthly stipend of $420. 


“I thank Carlow for opening up this opportunity to serve my country,” said Yuhas. 



About Carlow University

Carlow is a private, co-educational, Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s “Eds, Meds, and Tech” district. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow’s graduates, curricula, and partnerships reflect its strong commitment to social justice; ethical, forward-thinking and responsible leadership; and service to the community that has a meaningful impact. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in four colleges: Health and Wellness, Leadership and Social Change, Learning and Innovation, and Professional Studies. Carlow graduates are in demand for their professional expertise, in fields ranging from nursing, the sciences, and perfusion technology to counseling, education, and forensic accounting; their entrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset; and their ability to manage change.  Carlow’s 13 athletic teams are known as the Celtics, a reflection of the university’s Irish heritage and roots.

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