SCRANTON, PA - Alexander Wolan of Succasunna was among the 57 members of The University of Scranton's undergraduate class of 2018 honored for academic excellence, service or both at commencement.

Wolan was the recipient of the Excellence in Economics Award. He graduated magna cum laude with a double major in economics and finance.

While studying at the university, he was a member of the Portfolio of Responsible Investments under Student Management Group, the Mathematics Club and the Business Club. He served as a tutor in economics and mathematics, a Campus Ministries Eucharistic minister and a retreat leader.

He was also inducted into the Alpha Sigma Nu, Beta Gamma Sigma and Omicron Delta Epsilon honor societies. Wolan was a graduate of Pope John XXIII High School.