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Event Recap 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated the achievements of 220 of its finest students at the College's Honors Day Convocation on April 19, 2015. We are proud to present the accomplishments of these noteworthy students.


Scenes from the College of Arts and Sciences' Honors Convocation 2015:

Left:  Thomas Teague,  a double-major in Mathematics & Statistics (specialization of applied mathematics) and Physics, was the student speaker for the ceremony.

Middle Photo: Mr. Thomas Kolesa, second from right, front row, and Rickie Jackson, the first recipient of the Anita Rogers Kolesa Award in Applied Sociology, with members of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies and Kolesa family and friends.

Right: Dr. David Duvernell, chair of Biological Sciences, and Dr. Abdullatif Hamad, chair of Physics.

Bottom right: Members of the Colbert family include Mr. Ibrahim Botchway and his son Ishmail, Mrs. Betty Colbert, Dr. Johanna Schmitz, associate professor of Theater and Dance, and Ashley Dozier, the 2015 recipient of the  Lisa Colbert Memorial Scholarship.

Bottom left: Mr. John Wittenberg of the German American Heritage Society stands with Lindsey DeLonga, who recieved the German American Heritage Society Distinguished Student in German Language Award, and Dr. Thomas Lavallee, chair of Foreign Languages and Literature.

You may view this Powerpoint to see a listing of awards presented.  Click here for a complete program listing.

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This Powerpoint includes photos students submitted of themselves for the ceremony:


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