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, Sworninto ROTC  

Pittsburgh, Pa. –Dustin Yuhas, a first year biology major at Carlow University, has received anArmy Reserve Officers’ Training Corp (ROTC) Scholarship that pays full tuitionand 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 theUnited States Army as a second lieutenant. For his Army Reserve training, hewill be attached to the 316th Expeditionary Support Commandheadquartered in Moon Twp., Pa., near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

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

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

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

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


About Carlow University

Carlow is a private, co-educational, Catholic university locatedin the heart of Pittsburgh’s “Eds, Meds, and Tech” district. Founded by theSisters of Mercy, Carlow’s graduates, curricula, and partnerships reflect itsstrong commitment to social justice; ethical, forward-thinking and responsibleleadership; and service to the community that has a meaningful impact.Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in four colleges: Health andWellness, Leadership and Social Change, Learning and Innovation, andProfessional Studies. Carlow graduates are in demand for their professionalexpertise, in fields ranging from nursing, the sciences, and perfusiontechnology to counseling, education, and forensic accounting; theirentrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset; and their ability to managechange.  Carlow’s 13 athletic teams are known as the Celtics, a reflection of theuniversity’s Irish heritage and roots.

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