Star Students Awarded in UWest’s Honors Lunch

Last February 25, University of the West recognized 26 outstanding undergraduate students during the semester’s Honors Lunch.

April Afoa, academic adviser for Bachelor of Arts undergraduate students, tells us more about this privileged lunch:

“Every semester we honor and recognize those who achieved high academic honors. This semester, we had 26 of our students with honors there. We have the Dean’s Honors which the students for this fall semester had to have earned a 3.5 GPA to 3.99. And then students awarded with President’s Honors had a 4.0 grade point average for their fall semester.”

Afoa adds, “It was a [way] to recognize the undergraduates who have gotten really good grades. It’s one of our efforts to give them positive reinforcement.”

The president, deans, executive officers, and executive officers were all invited to witness the students’ academic recognition.

University of the West, a SoCal university prominently known for its Buddhist roots, Buddhist chaplaincy program, and East-meets-West academic philosophies, offers four undergraduate majors: business administration (which has the most number of students enrolled), psychology, English, and general studies.

University of the West is located at 1409 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead. For more information, call (626) 571-8811 or visit



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