Scholarly Papers & Conferences
Paul has presented his scholarly work at many conferences. He has presented "Colorado Rocky Mountains Effect on Voting Patterns & Tourism" at the Delta College World Conference in 2009, "How Hunger Rates Affect the Amount of Licks it Takes to Get to the Center of a Tootsie Roll Pop" at the Delta College World Conference in 2009, "The Effects of Malaria in South Africa" at a scholarly academic conference in 2008, collaboratively presented "Discovering China" at a scholarly academic conference in 2010, and collaboratively presented "China's Globalization Efforts" at the Delta College World Conference in 2008.
In addition, in December 2009, Paul collaboratively published a book regarding climate change, perceptions of the world and a guide to the controversy.
At the State University of New York College at Brockport, Paul duel majored in International Business and Economics via the School of Business and Economics, which is internationally accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and majored in International Studies through the Department of Political Science and International Studies. He was also a member of one of the college's honors programs, Delta College (Distinctive Education with Leadership Training Advantages).
The State University of New York College at Brockport is ranked in the top percent of schools within the SUNY system, which is made up of 64 campuses. It is located east of Rochester, New York.
Paul graduated summa cum laude in May 2011 with an overall GPA of 3.84. He has appeared on the Dean's List (GPA of 3.40-3.69) and Dean's List with Honors (GPA of 3.70-3.99) on multiple occasions.
Honors, Awards & Societies
Among many honors and awards, the most notable is the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. It was presented to Paul by Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. It is the most prestigious honor conferred on undergraduates across the entire SUNY system encompassing over 465,000 students on 64 campuses.
In addition, Paul was also awarded the Delta College Commendation Award, Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, multiple awards as a Resident Assistant for Leadership, Scholarship and Extraordinary Performance, and was a finalist for the Marion Schrank Student Leadership Award.
In addition, Paul was named into multiple honors' societies. He was inducted into the Alpha Chi National Honor Society. This is the highest recognition at SUNY for outstanding academic achievement. Invitations are only offered to students in the top ten percent of their class who have demonstrated superior and consistent academic performance. In addition, Paul is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society. It is the highest recognition a student can receive in a business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. Students are recognized for achieving a GPA in the top seven percent of their graduating class.
Paul has also received numerous scholarships including most notable Dean’s Scholar in Residence Award (scholarship for incoming freshmen who were in at least the top 25% of their high school graduating class), and the Charles J. Ashworth Memorial Scholarship (recognized via the School of Business for exceptional scholastic merit a record of contributions to the college and community).
Paul L. Giglio