Jacob Rothschild honored at Union College’s Prize Day


FLORHAM PARK —  Jacob Rothschild was honored at Union College’s annual Prize Day celebration.

Students were honored for achievement in academics, research, service and governance. Rothschild, a member of the Class of 2019, was honored with the General Electric Energy Steinmetz Award, to a senior in mechanical engineering who completes the best senior project.

Union College, founded in 1795 as the first college chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, offers programs in the liberal arts and engineering to 2,100 undergraduates of high academic promise and strong personal motivation.

Union, with its long history of blending disciplines, is a leader in educating students to be engaged, innovative and ethical contributors to an increasingly diverse, global and technologically complex society.