Dylan Siwicki Named
Intern of the Year

By on January 17, 2018

Piast Institute Wins Mentoring Awards

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – The University of Michigan – Dearborn announced that Dylan Siwicki was named Intern of the Year for fall of 2017. Mr. Siwicki, a senior at the University majoring in history and minoring in journalism, was an intern at the Piast Institute during the fall term of 2017. He was involved in a number of research projects, including the Hamtramck community survey and several additional projects gathering demographic data for a number of Detroit community organizations. His work was evaluated by both the university and through the reports of his mentor, Dr. Thaddeus Radzilowski.

In addition, Dr. Radzilowski also received an award for his work in guiding the internship. He received an award as Mentor of the Year for 2017 This is the second time the Piast Institute has been recognized as the mentoring organization of the year by the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The previous award was bestowed on the Institute in 2010 for an internship Dr. Radzilowski supervised for Mr. Dominic Stecula in 2010 who is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Political Science/ Political Communication at the University of British Columbia.

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