Glynn Family Honors Program junior Patrick Hidalgo McCabe has been named a 2020 Truman Scholar, joining a growing list of Glynn students selected for the honor — a list that includes Prathm Junega (Rhodes Scholar '20), Caleb Pine (Valedictorian '17), and Alex Coccia (Rhodes Scholar, '14).
McCabe is a political science and Arabic major with a minor in peace studies from Vienna, Virginia. In addition to being a member of the Glynn Program, he is a Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar, a Kellogg International Scholar, and a Boren Scholar.
McCabe’s activities cover a broad range of activities, including work with the Women's March and the Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, with the Alrowwad Cultural and Arts Society in the West Bank, with American Near East Refugee Aid Association (ANERA) in Jerusalem, with the Tajabone Migrant Organization in Morocco, and with Domingo Savio in Santiago, Chile.
McCabe intends to pursue a master’s degree in public affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton, before undertaking a career in diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa.
For more information, see the press release at: https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-junior-patrick-mccabe-named-2020-truman-scholar/