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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For Immediate Release
Drew Wilson, Director, Media Relations
November 01, 2018
Dustin Yuhas, from Macedonia, Ohio and Nordonia School District, Sworn
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
“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.