Established in 2017, the Presidential Medal of Graduate Student Excellence (PMGSE) is a prestigious honor awarded by the university president to exceptional graduate students who are graduating from their master's or doctoral program. These students best exemplify scholarship, leadership, character, service and the ideals of the University of Cincinnati. Recipients will be recognized at the All University Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, April 9, 2017 and the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony and Master's and Undergraduate Ceremony on April 29, 2017.
- Kendra Leahy Denlinger, Chemistry, PhD
- Jessica Ross, Neuroscience, PhD
- Sid Thatham, Chemical Engineering, MEng and Business Administration, MBA