Alumni (Scholar)

Steve Ander

Harry W. Gilbert Jefferson Scholar
Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2005)
M.P.P. Harvard University (2009)
Professional Sectors:
Law/Legal Services


Honor Counsel; University Guide Service, chair, vice chair, historian, scheduler; Webb House Council president; Second Year Council, Outreach Committee vice chair; Third Year Council, Social Committee vice chair; Madison House, Housing Improvement Program; The Declaration columnist; The Cavalier Daily guest columnist; LASE 151 facilitator; LASE 152 History of the University of Virginia facilitator; Admissions Coalition; Phi Delta Theta, historian, awards chair, pledge class philanthropy/ community service chair, scholarship chair, house manager; Class of 2005 Trustee; Virginia Ambassadors; U.Va. Center for Politics; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Anne Marye Owen Prize for Latin; Sonia Raiziss Prize for Italian; Best Economics Distinguished Major Thesis; Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society; Order of Omega; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society, University-wide selections chair; Lawn resident, Lawn Council; Phi Beta Kappa; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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