Isaac William Farhadian, of Turlock, a graduate student in History at CSU Stanislaus, was chosen as the Love of Learning award recipient by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Farhadian completed his undergraduate at CSU Stanislaus in 2010. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double-major in History and Political Science and received the J. Burton Vasché Award. He has also received the Miriam V. and John L. Keymer Student Leadership Award, published three scholarly articles, presented at numerous academic conferences, is a member of four honor societies, and has studied abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at the Universidad Internacional in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
The society awards the $500 honor, intended to fund post-baccalaureate studies and career development, to 80 members nationwide.