Congratulations to Literacy, Learning and Leadership student Brennen Feder on receiving The University of Arizona's Robie Gold Medal! The Robie Gold Medal honors those who demonstrate personal integrity, initiative, cooperation, enthusiasm, willingness to give more than required and a love of God and country.
Brennen Feder is a third-generation graduate of UArizona. The Honors College student is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in literacy, learning and leadership from the College of Education and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in management and entrepreneurship from the Eller College of Management.
Amplifying student voices and evoking positive change have been the foundation of Feder's involvement on campus. With aspirations of becoming a university president, Feder has been a member of several University of Arizona committees, including the Student Service Fee Advisory Board; the University General Education Committee; the Student Affairs and Policy Committee; the Eller Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee; the College of Education Recruitment Strategic Plan Committee; and the Undergraduate Council. In addition, Feder founded the College of Education Dean's Undergraduate Advisory Board and the Eller LGBTQ+ Advisory Board.
Feder has served in a variety of leadership roles at the university. Those roles include president of Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity, president of SOPHOS Sophomore Honorary and president of the Likins Hall Council. Additionally, Feder conducted research in Ed Psych Assistant Professor Jonathan Tullis' Cognition and Memory in Education and Learning Lab in the College of Education and volunteered with Saving Animals From Euthanasia animal rescue.
Feder received the 2021 National Collegian of the Year award from the Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity, selected out of the 13,000-plus members to represent the collegiate voice on the board of directors. He also received the Outstanding Student Organization President Award, earned the Highest Academic Distinction award and was one of Eller's 2020 Outstanding Scholars of the Year.
Following graduation, Feder will join Proctor & Gamble as a growth analyst on the Amazon account team. He also will serve on the national board of directors of Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity and will finish his term on the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Alumni Advisory Board. We are so proud of you, Brennen!