RIC student Nathan Bowser receives Peter Harman Scholarship

From left, Abbas Kazemi, professor of finance and department chair; Nathan W. Bowser, scholarship recipient; and Jeffrey Blais, associate professor of economics.

Rhode Island College student Nathan W. Bowser of Cumberland was awarded the Peter Harman Memorial Scholarship.

The award is given annually to an outstanding departmental major entering his or her senior year by vote of the faculty of the Department of Economics and Finance.

The Peter W. Harman Scholarship was established by Peter Harman’s family, friends, and colleagues in 2006 in memory of his commitment to technology, economics, and finance education over a distinguished 34-year career on the Economics faculty, including 17 years as director of the College’s Computer Center.